Carly Martin


Carly is an Associate, focused primarily on Ontario government relations at Sussex Strategy Group.

Carly advises Sussex clients drawing upon a background in public policy and experience in public affairs. Knowledgeable of government policy and process, she advises clients on issues related to legislation, regulation, policy, funding and programs. In the pursuit of client objectives, Carly has had success working with clients to develop policy papers and white papers.

Carly first joined Sussex as a Research Associate, responsible for assisting clients with their research needs and in the development of policy alternatives. She joined Sussex after working within the policy department of a major Toronto business association. Her experience includes working as a research fellow at a global governance and public policy think tank while completing her Masters in International Public Policy at Wilfrid Laurier University. She also holds a BA (Hon.) in Political Science from the University of Guelph.

2016 Ontario Government Fall Economic Statement
This afternoon Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivered the Wynne government’s Fall Economic Statement (FES). Its formal name is “Building Ontario Up for Everyone: the 2016 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review”. With the Liberals trailing badly in public opinion polling, and with two by-elections looming in just three days, the content and delivery of this year’s Statement was expected to take on additional strategic importance.
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Update: Ontario Government’s Changing Workplaces Review.
Special Advisors have been tasked by the Ministry of Labour to review and make recommendations on what changes, if any, should be made to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 in light of the changing nature of the workforce, the workplace, and the economy.
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Ontario Government Summer Re-Cap and Looking Forward to the Fall Session
With the Legislative Assembly due to resume sitting next Monday September 12th, we thought it would be a good time to revisit the events of the summer of 2016, as well as look ahead to what we might expect in the fall session.
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Agreement in Principle to a CPP enhancement
On June 20th, Canada’s Finance Ministers agreed in principle to work on a CPP enhancement starting January 1, 2019. Carly Martin breaks down the agreement.
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Ontario's Cabinet Shuffle Update
Premier Kathleen Wynne announces new cabinet in lead up to the 2018 provincial election. Here are our takeaways.
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