Who we are.

For the past 40 years, NIVA has provided a full suite of communications solutions that enable clients involved with complex subject matter to engage, inform, and motivate their target audiences. No other company is better equipped to transform complex information into compelling narratives. No other firm is better able to convert raw knowledge into action through high-impact messaging for end-users, decision-makers, or the general public. We are Canada’s leading consultancy specializing in science, technical, and risk communication.

What we do.

We excel at connecting with subject-matter experts and applying our refined insight into understanding audience needs. We use plain language strategies to ensure that those audiences can understand complex topics without ever compromising the factual or technical integrity of the information. We are committed to excellence and have an unparalleled ability to deliver:

  • Powerful and engaging communication products on complex subjects
  • Exceptional capacity for research, writing, editing, and publishing
  • Cutting-edge document architecture, data visualization, and graphic design
  • Knowledge mobilization (including knowledge brokering, translation, transfer, and exchange)
  • Comprehensive stakeholder consultation and facilitation (internal and external)
  • Results-driven plain language/science communication training
  • Unwavering dedication to total client satisfaction

Who we serve.

Over 100 leading public sector, not-for-profit, and private industry clients in Canada and internationally have trusted NIVA with their challenging communication needs, on projects covering a wide array of sectors and subject-matter including:

  • Life sciences
  • Ocean and marine science
  • Natural resources, energy, and transportation
  • Public health and safety
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Defence and security
  • Earth observation and space exploration
  • Advanced technology and engineering
  • Environmental protection and conservation
  • Bioeconomy and clean technology
  • Business documents, marketing, and branding

Our Team

NIVA is powered by a multidisciplinary team of seasoned consultants, project managers, communication specialists, writers, and visual designers, who can quickly immerse themselves into any discipline as required.