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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
#CPRSVAN60 Blog Series: Enhanced Member Experiences
May 15, 2019
We hear from incoming National President and former CPRS Vancouver board member Victor Vrsnik, MCM APR FCPRS. He shares his thoughts on CPRS and his member experience.
Victor Vrsnik, MCM APR FCPRS
May 15, 2019
No Good Deed: Our Ethics Team
May 08, 2019
In a bit of a departure from our usual offerings, this month’s No Good Deed column is devoted to introducing our hard-working ethics team.
Deborah Folka, APR, FCPRS, LM
May 08, 2019
Event Recap: #HUMBOLDTSTRONG - Crisis Communications Lessons of an Unthinkable Tragedy
May 07, 2019
Attendees heard from Grant Bastedo, the Principal of Takt Communications Agency, and the communications lead behind the scenes the most talked about crises in recent memory: the Humboldt Broncos tragedy.
Paula Schütt
May 07, 2019
Wide Horizons: The 3 Things I Wish I'd Known About CPRS (When I first joined)
March 31, 2019
In the three years since I joined the society, CPRS has unexpectedly touched both my professional and personal life.
Ingrid Valou
March 31, 2019
Event Recap: Media Relations and Its Challenges in an Era of Fractured Journalism
March 18, 2019
Attendees had the opportunity to learn from Kathleen Reid, one of BC's top tech industry communicators and Founder of Switchboard PR Agency, about the challenges media relations professionals face in an era of fractured journalism.
Paula Schütt
March 18, 2019
No Good Deed Dilemma: Will AI Replace Media Relations?
March 13, 2019
Recently, the marketing department has proposed a campaign of sponsored content, as well as AI-generated stories populating traditional and social media as well as editing Wikipedia pages. As a supporter of a strong, objective media, I am appalled. But ...
Deborah Folka, APR, FCPRS, LM
March 13, 2019
Communications Runs in the Family
February 25, 2019
In celebration of Family Day this month, we chatted with mother-daughter duo Amy and Alex about their passion for communications.
Paula Schütt
February 25, 2019
Strategic Communications: Prepare Your Next Event with a Run of Show
January 21, 2019
As a Communications professional, your role in events typically goes beyond “simple” day-of execution – though it will likely include that. When planning an event it’s critical to use a strategic approach, much in the same way you would any other project or task.
Kristine Sostar McLellan
January 21, 2019
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