MEMBERS’ BLOG

  • Welcome New Members! August 17, 2017 NATIONAL MEMBERS Laura Fixman, Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario Duncan Koerber, Ryerson University Obinn Okwelume, Kojo Janitorial Solutions John Thibodeau, Media Profile  
  • September 27, 2017 Annual General Meeting July 19, 2017 The Board of Directors for the Canadian Public Relations Society Toronto (CPRS Toronto) is pleased to inform all voting members of the date and time of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM). DATE:             Wednesday, September 27, 2017 TIME:              5:30pm Registration / 6:00pm AGM LOCATION:    The Mill Street Beer Hall, 21 Tankhouse Lane, ...
  • Event Recap – Unprecedented Crisis: Fort McMurray Wildfire July 3, 2017 On June 20, CPRS Toronto partnered with  the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) to host some of the key players in the dramatic Fort McMurray wildfire response and recovery, including representatives from the Canadian Red Cross, IBC and former members of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. The panel was full of engaging stories and frank insight ...
  • Remembering Krys Potapczyk July 3, 2017 This post is written with great sadness. As many of you may now be aware, CPRS Toronto is mourning the loss of Krys Potapczky, APR, FCPRS. Krys was an active member of CPRS, having most recently been Chair of the Accreditation  in 2016. Krys lost a hard-fought battle with cancer in late-June, 2017.  The CPRS Toronto ...
  • Welcome New Members! June 27, 2017 NATIONAL MEMBERS Monica Aza, FCT Sheri De Carlo, Savvy Communique Lisa Duarte, Region of Peel Jamie Ellerton, Conaptus Ltd. Tori Gass, Toronto Hydro Kathleen Hansma, smitten creative boutique Jeanette Jones, Jones Communications Inc. Erin Lemon, University of Toronto Victoria Oilers, GoldFenix Communications Robin Smith, Greater Toronto Port Authority Gail Strachan, Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. Christina Stroud, BASF Canada STUDENT MEMBERS Tremayne Gomes, Centennial College Dylan Peters, Carleton University Anthony Savonarota, York ...
  • New CPRS National research explores the future of public relations in Canada June 12, 2017 On June 7, after a successful national conference that gathered over 300 practitioners, the Canadian Public Relations Society released a much anticipated white paper by CPRS Toronto member Daniel Tisch, of Argyle Public Relationships. The paper, The elevation of public relations: A discussion paper on a profession’s present – and its possible future, was written in collaboration with ...
  • June Co-Presidents’ Message June 5, 2017 Though it has begun as cloudy and rainy, Spring has brought with it some incredible accomplishments and successes from our CPRS Toronto members. We want to raise our glasses to all the recipients of this year’s ACE Awards.  It was an evening filled with friends, networking and laughter, and a wonderful celebration of success and outstanding ...
  • CPRS Toronto’s Doris Whiteside Award winners share tips for success in PR school May 25, 2017 Education Chair and Board Member Heath Applebaum recently caught up with each of the seven outstanding 2016 recipients of the Doris Whiteside Award. The awards are given to one deserving student at each Toronto public relations program annually, who exemplifies both academic excellence and outstanding leadership qualities. To qualify, students must be members of CPRS ...
  • Welcome New Members! March 23, 2017 NATIONAL MEMBERS Robyn Adelson,Weber Shandwick Susan Atkinson, Sheridan College Mandy Bortolussi, Busch Systems International Inc. Valerie Brive-Turtle, Corby Wine and Spirit Shaun Brockman, Kids Help Phone John Bugailiskis, City of Toronto Jefferson Darrell, Ontario Science Centre Michelle Dias, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Dalia Kimmel, North Strategic Kimberley Larkin, Northern Ontario School of Medicine Tiffany Lobb, AECOM Canada Ltd. Lindsey McCulloch, Canadian Beverage Association Lisa Pasquin, Craft Public Relations Madina ...
  • No Such Thing as Generic Influence March 20, 2017 On February 28, 2017 Boyd Neil moderated a CPRS Toronto panel discussion entitled Navigating the Social Influencer Sphere. Check out his thoughts on the discussion on his personal blog