Joseph Cascun


Toronto | Tel: 416-979-1115

Personal Philosophy

“Most people would say ‘the deets,’ but I say ‘the tails.’ Just another example of innovation.”

~ Tom Haverford

About Joseph

Joseph Cascun is a creative problem-solver with over seven years of policy and program experience at both provincial and international levels in a variety of areas including international trade, economic development, social services and child welfare. 

Joseph was a major contributor to Ontario’s Trade Strategy where he worked with Ontario’s internationally-based Trade and Investment Offices on identifying emerging industry trends and evaluating opportunities for key economic sectors in Ontario under various trade agreements. 

His work helped to shape Ontario’s international trade outlook and narratives for various priority markets. Joseph was instrumental in supporting the launch of Invest Ontario and the Investment Framework, including helping to frame an Intellectual Property risk assessment. Joseph is looking forward to sharing his expertise and knowledge of the structure and administration of government to aid CHG’s clients in further understanding policy and program development

Career Highlights

  • Invest Ontario and the Investment Framework
  • Senior Policy Advisor, Sector & Investment Strategies, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT)
  • Senior Business & Program Analyst, Child Welfare Operations Branch, Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services (MCCSS)


  • Master of Public Administration (MPA), Public Policy, Queen’s University
  • International Exchange, Economics & Public Policy, Fudan University, Shanghai
  • B.A. Spec. Honours, Political Science, Global Political Economy, York University

Services Specialty

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Government Relations
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Communication Management
Services - Canadian Policy and regulations
Policy &
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Lobbying &
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Areas of Expertise

Economic Development in Canada
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I have many tools in my tool-kit and am not afraid to use them when necessary. When your objective feels like it is unattainable, I will help you find a path to success. I am just a phone call away.

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