Parallax Communications

Parallax Communications

Plain language writer and editor with 25 years of government experience

Paul LeBel, Partner

416 364 4332

Suite 2607 7 Jackes Ave. Toronto, ON M4T 1E3

Plain language has never been more important to program and policy success. I have extensive experience in plain language writing and editing in a number of fields, and can ensure that your communications are clear, concise and effective. I have worked on a variety of projects in diverse fields, with a wide range of clients including numerous Ontario government ministries, federal government agencies, and the City of Toronto. Before establishing my own communications consultancy, I was Manager, Public Affairs, at Magna International Inc.



Articles by Parallax Communications:

The power of plain language in the ChatGPT age

Administration, Communications, Financial, Human Resources, Legal, Training

Thursday, April, 6th, 2023

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Success Story:

We specialize in researching, writing, editing and managing the production of high-level reports for government and government agencies. Recent projects include: Ontario's Anti-Racism Strategic Plan 2021, Well-Being in Our Schools (Ontario Ministry of Education), Ontario Basic Income Consultations report, Report of the Student Transportation Task Force, Report of the Ontario Building Safety Technical Advisory Panel, Shaping Land Use in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Report to the Ontario Minister of Education regarding the TDSB, Guide to Green Schools. To read our work, visit our website at:

I’ve worked with Paul on many diverse communications projects over several years. He works closely with staff and stakeholders to determine needs and deliver effective communications products.

- Robert Mikel, Strategic Project Coordinator, Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs

Paul is an outstanding plain language writer and editor who has helped me produce effective and compelling reports on complex subjects. I recommend him highly.

- Dr. Bill Hogarth, Director of Education (ret), York Region District School Board

Paul is a collaborative professional who invests in teamwork and works to capture big ideas in accessible language. His writing reflects a keen sense of audience and purpose.

- Joan Green, M. Ed, O. Ont. Senior Education and Public Sector Consultant Phelpsgroup