As Communications Manager at Tourism Richmond, Lesley Chang is an expert at showcasing the best that the Lower Mainland has to offer. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Vancouver chapter of the Canadian Public Relations Society. Drawing on her experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, Leslie speaks to CPRS about her greatest accomplishments, her regrets, and how to get cheeky when applying for a job....more

Our Year in Review: 2017-18 Annual Report to Members

The CPRS Vancouver Report to Members (RTM) highlights our commitment to serving public relations and communications practitioners in BC, from senior practitioners and PR execs to students and newcomers to the profession.The RTM is how we celebrate and share our accomplishments from the past year. It's also an opportunity to address our aspirations and plans for the coming year. This report includes financial statements, messages from our President & board members, and membership recognition....more

PR Practitioner Profile: Regan Lal, APR

Part of the CPRS Vancouver Chapter Board for five years, Regan Lal also served as its president from 2014-2015. From agency, to government and non-profit, Regan brings 15 years of communications experience — and a recent APR designation — to her current role managing communications at Douglas College....more

CPRS Board Member Profile: Johanna Ward

One of the best ways to gain insight into a particular career industry is to speak and connect with others who have been working in it for several years. Getting to know people and learning a little bit more about their backgrounds, can be useful for young professionals to help steer their own career paths. Today we will get to know more about Johanna Ward, Communications Specialist at the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) and who has recently joined the CPRS Vancouver board, as the Vice President....more

A Note of Appreciation: Thanking Our Long-standing Members

This November, CPRS Vancouver wants to extend a note of appreciation to our members who have been with us for as many as 50 years. We would like to highlight their achievements and efforts in the field of PR. Without their continuous support and expertise, we would not have been able to become the go-to organization for PR practitioners and communications specialists since 1959....more