No Good Deed: PR role models

No Good Deed is a column devoted to the discussion of ethical challenges we may face in our profession. Each issue we’ll feature a member’s dilemma and ask three PR experts to comment on it. We’d love to hear from you, too, so please weigh in on the various “what would you do if…” problems your colleagues are confronted with....more

Win a trip to Victoria from Harbour Air

March is Membership Month and it’s a great time to join the CPRS Vancouver family and take advantage of some great deals and promotions....more

Get to Know Us! 7 insights into CPRS Vancouver and its members

You may have noticed that March is Membership Month at CPRS, which means if you sign up to be a member this month, you’ll be able to take advantage of some great discounts. Maybe you’ve been thinking of joining @CPRSVancouver, but you need to get to know us a little better before you make that next step. Fair enough. For starters, we like long walks on the beach, puppies and BC wines, but there is a lot more to us than that! We hope these 7 insights will give you more information about who we are and what we do....more

In case you missed it: 3 key takeaways for communicating the opioid crisis

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, I joined a full house of communicators gathered together to explore the opioid crisis through a panel discussion: “Humanize, don't stigmatize: communicating the overdose crisis”. Moderator Am Johal was joined by panelists Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer; Davis McKenzie, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, First Nations Health Authority; Garth Mullins, Activist, Writer, Broadcaster and Musician; and Jon Woodward, Investigative Journalist with CTV Vancouver/W5. The four panelists’ diverse backgrounds promised and delivered a dynamic discussion....more

PR Fumble of The Week: Taco Bell

When grabbing a quick bite to eat, the last thing you expect is to be involved in a confrontation about your race. But, that’s exactly what happened to Philadelphia medical student In Young Lee during a recent trip to Taco Bell....more