Since 2001, the Canadian Public Relations Society of Vancouver Island (CPRS-VI) has made it easier for public relations professionals to stay current in their field through annual grants to the Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) for the purchase of publications for the the library’s public relations collection.
Corporate archives can be a powerful tool for public relations practitioners. Your “brand heritage” can evoke a nostalgic emotional response, provide insight into current discussions and inform decision-making, and inspire future initiatives.
More than 35 public relations students and practitioners got the inside scoop during a pre-game tour of the HarbourCats, learning about the business side of ball, including their live stream broadcasts, media partners, community sponsors, and community campaigns.
By Yalda Ahmadi As I sit back and reflect on the World Public Relations Forum 2016 (WPRF2016) in Toronto, I realize what a great time I had there! I can still feel the thrill of being in the game and rubbing shoulders with the best and brightest in the industry. The Canadian Public Relations Society […]
CPRS-VI members Susan Evans APR and Jen Morgan had their work recognized at the joint Canadian Public Relations Society and Global Alliance Comm Prix Awards Gala on May 31, 2016 in Toronto. Their submission Island Health magazine won a Gold Award of Excellence in the Best External Publication category. “Congratulations to Susan and Jen for […]
By Brendan Wright As a relative newcomer to Canada, I’ve been looking to make connections and get involved in Victoria’s community. When a current member mentioned CPRS-VI, I knew that it was for me. Despite this, I was a little nervous attending its Annual General Meeting on May 18 – as a brand new member […]
By Elana Ilott My path to public relations came in the way of a mid-twenties career change. A few months into my first job in public relations, I learned about the Public Relations Knowledge (PRK) exam, which offered me a welcome opportunity to build on my academic achievements and demonstrate my capabilities. For me, the PRK […]