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CPRS Vancouver - Membership Benefits
January 08, 2020
As we enter 2020, many of us are thinking about our careers and plans for the year (and decade) ahead. At CPRS, we’re proud advocates of the highest professional standards in public relations and communications management since 1948–so we have six decades of experience to help you in your next steps.
Paula Schütt & Nicole Alivojvodic
January 08, 2020
#ICYMI: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of #ELXN43
December 03, 2019
When the results rolled in from Canada’s 2019 federal election, CPRS Vancouver convened a panel of experts to review the campaigns and analyze which strategies worked well, which ones fell a little flat and which ones were just flat-out bad.
Nicole Alivojvodic
December 03, 2019
#ICYMI: CPRS Speaker Series - Breaking Bud
November 25, 2019
It’s now been over a year since Canada made history becoming the largest federal jurisdiction on the planet to legalize cannabis consumption. This massive policy shift legitimized a Canadian industry estimated to be worth $5 billion by 2021, while it simultaneously launched strict promotional and packaging...
Nicole Alivojvodic
November 25, 2019
No Good Deed Dilemma: Responsible Gaming ... Really?
November 06, 2019
I am very tempted to take this job, which offers me significantly more money and opportunity than my current role, but I’m not sure I can fully embrace the philosophy of “responsible gaming.” Should I ignore my qualms and just concentrate on the good that can be done with the money generated?
Deborah Folka, APR, FCPRS, LM
November 06, 2019
The Mentorship Program is Coming Soon!
November 05, 2019
Being a CPRS member has many benefits, but did you know that you can participate in the mentorship program at no extra cost? Whether you are a new or senior Public Relations practitioner, being a mentor or mentee is a wonderful opportunity to enhance your career while building professional relationships an...
Paula Schütt
November 05, 2019
#ICYMI: CPRSIPS - Pee and Poo: Metro Vancouver's Unflushables PR Campaign
October 18, 2019
The Unflushables campaign was originally launched in 2017 to remind Lower Mainland citizens about what can and cannot be flushed. It was an effort to help municipalities reduce the dollars (in the $100,000’s!) spent de-clogging regional pump stations and replacing damaged equipment annually.
Paula Schütt
October 18, 2019
No Good Deed Dilemma: Potential PR Party Pooper
September 10, 2019
I don’t know what to do. On the one hand, there doesn’t seem to be any real harm in what he did…but on the other hand, has he done it before, will he do it again and what is my obligation to my employer, his employer and to our long-standing business relationship?
Deborah Folka, APR, FCPRS, LM
September 10, 2019
Productivity
September 06, 2019
Finding yourself pulled in a million different directions every day? Do you sit down every morning with a task list and somehow by the end of the day it’s only gotten longer? Let’s talk about some simple ways to cut down on lost time and increase productivity at work.
Nicole Alivojvodic
September 06, 2019
No Good Deed Dilemma: Deeply Disturbed by Daters
July 09, 2019
I own and run a mid-sized local PR firm and was vaguely aware that two of my employees have been dating for about a year. We don’t have a formal policy about employees dating, but early in the relationship they told me they were involved and wanted to assure me it would not affect their ability to work tog...
Deborah Folka, APR, FCPRS, LM
July 09, 2019
60 Years of CPRS Vancouver: AGM and Anniversary Gala
June 24, 2019
In 1959, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) officially launched a chapter in its most western city: Vancouver. Sixty years later the chapter is going strong, and on Thursday, June 13, 2019 we celebrated its 60th anniversary milestone by honoring the past and celebrating the future of CPRS Vancouver.
Wahida Gardizi
June 24, 2019
Looking Back On Our Year: CPRS Vancouver's Report to Members 2018 - 2019
June 16, 2019
In 1959, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) officially launched a society chapter in Vancouver. In 2019, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of our local society. What a legacy! This year’s Report to Members is a celebration of this legacy.
Johanna Ward
June 16, 2019
#CPRSVAN60 Blog Series: CPRS Vancouver Circa 1959
June 05, 2019
When I started thinking about CPRS Vancouver’s 60th anniversary earlier this year, my goal was to reach out to as many people as possible who have been involved with the chapter since 1959.
Emma Shea, APR, Past President
June 05, 2019
CPRS Vancouver Student Scholarships - 2019
May 28, 2019
The CPRS Vancouver Student Scholarship is awarded each year to a student who submits excellent project work for a real-world client. Many of our past recipients received job offers as result of the award. The winner is awarded a one-time $2000 prize.
Wahida Gardizi
May 28, 2019
#CPRSVAN60 Blog Series: Women Pioneers of CPRS Vancouver - Those Who Led the Way (Part 2)
May 25, 2019
PR has undergone a lot of change, and for the women who led the way in Vancouver’s PR industry, some of those evolutions are bigger than just the end of fax machines.
Carla Shore, APR FCPRS
May 25, 2019
#CPRSVAN60 Blog Series: Women Pioneers of CPRS Vancouver - Those Who Led the Way (Part 1)
May 22, 2019
We hear from Carla Shore, APR FCPRS and some amazing women pioneers involved in PR in Vancouver over the years.
Carla Shore, APR FCPRS
May 22, 2019
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