Ottawa, March 31, 2020 – The Business Council of Canada is pleased to welcome Amy Castle as its Vice President of Communications. This new position responds to the Council’s enhanced focus on strategic communications, along with its ongoing policy and advocacy work.

Ms. Castle has most recently served as Executive Producer of the CBC’s Power and Politics. She has extensive experience as a producer of both radio and television news shows at the CBC since 1991. Prior to joining the CBC, she worked for Southam Business Communications, reporting and writing for a bi-weekly business newspaper.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome Amy to the Council’s growing team of policy and communication leaders,” said Goldy Hyder, president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada. “Amy’s storytelling, writing and strategic planning abilities will contribute greatly to our efforts to reach a wide range of audiences through a variety channels and new platforms – including our podcast Speaking of Business.”

Founded in 1976, the Business Council of Canada is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization representing business leaders in every region and sector of the country. The Council’s member companies employ 1.7 million Canadians, contribute the largest share of federal corporate taxes, and are responsible for most of Canada’s exports, corporate philanthropy, and private-sector investments in research and development. Through supply chain partnerships, service contracts and mentoring programs, Business Council members support many hundreds of thousands of small businesses and entrepreneurs in communities of all sizes, in every part of Canada. Please connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter and subscribe to our podcast, Speaking of Business.

Media contact:

Howard Fremeth
Director of Communications
Business Council of Canada