Jason Grier is the Senior Advisor, Policy and Public Affairs for the Canadian Newspaper Association (CNA). As a consultant for the CNA over the last few years, Jason has been responsible for advancing the industry’s issues in Ottawa and in provincial capitals across the country. Key priority issues for the industry include product stewardship programs, government advertising, and access to information.
Prior to taking on his current role with Newspapers Canada, Jason was a vice-president of the Canadian subsidiary of a major multi-national communications consultancy, representing a wide variety of business and not-for-profit clients with public affairs needs.
In the public sector, Jason worked at both the federal and provincial levels. He served as chief-of-staff to Ontario’s health minister, as well as an advisor to the federal ministers of health, transport, and public works.