MEMBERS’ BLOG

  • 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 Dalia Kimmel – North Strategic Kimberley Larkin – Northern Ontario School of Medicine Tiffany Lobb – AECOM Canada Ltd. Lisa Pasquin – Craft Public Relations Madina Turdieva – ...
  • 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 
  • Staying ahead of the curve March 18, 2017 With the public relations profession currently confronted with the need for profound change and adaptation, CPRS members are sure to find value in a speech by CPRS Toronto Board of Director and Chair of Education, Heath Applebaum.  Applebaum delivered a keynote address to students and faculty in the McMaster University, Master of Communications Management program that sparked rich discussion. Applebaum shared his insights into the ...
  • March is Membership Month – Mix ‘n Mingle Event March 29, 2017 March 13, 2017 March is Membership Month! Thank you for your continued support in spreading the word about the benefits enjoyed by our members. Did you know that when you refer friends and colleagues, you will both reap the rewards? For each referral you will receive a $100 credit ($50 for referring Affiliate members) up to $800 that may be ...
  • Tips on Navigating the Social Influencer Sphere March 5, 2017 By Rosita Chakardan As PR professionals, we are constantly striving to communicate our brand’s message in a meaningful and impactful way to engage our audience. So when I received an invitation from CPRS to hear their panel of experts speak about the growing significance of social influencers, I jumped at the opportunity to learn more. Tackling ...
  • ACE Award Judging – An Interview With Vincent Power February 21, 2017 ACE Award Judging – An Interview With Vincent Power LinkedIn @VincentPower What is your approach when judging the ACE Award submissions? I look to be told a story, a story whose framework is based on the RACE formula (Research, Analysis, Communication and Evaluation). The story may have a preamble (a paragraph or so that serves as an overview of ...
  • Welcome New Members! February 9, 2017 AFFILIATE MEMBERS Nadine Slichter Rachel Waller Heather Seaman STUDENT MEMBERS Walid Abou-Hamde, Humber College Gemma Adams, Humber College Katrina Adderson, Humber College Tayyaba Anwar, Centennial College Melis Bagci, Humber College Kaela Beaton, Centennial College Rheanna Bulger, Mohawk College Fernando Carneiro, Ryerson University Zachary Carreiro, Humber College Neelam Champaneri, Humber College Paulina Cias, Seneca College Laura Condie, Humber College Marlene de Leon, Centennial College Sarita Dhaka, Centennial College Via Dulay, Centennial College Bethany Durigon, Humber College Samiha ...
  • Where are they now? February 3, 2017 Featuring Charzie Abendanio, Account Coordinator at APEX Public Relations Inc. and past President of the CPRS Toronto Student Steering Committee 2015-2016   What did you enjoy most about being on the SSC?  What I looked forward to the most when being part of the SSC team was the opportunity to meet students from across the GTA during the ...
  • President’s Message: 2017 YOU’VE ARRIVED – THANK GOODNESS! January 12, 2017 The year of the Fire Rooster is upon us and since it only comes every 60 years, let’s make our mark! Efficient hard work filled with integrity is the key to meeting goals and achieving success this year1.  We are looking forward to another successful year at CPRS Toronto, with an enthusiastic team on the ...
  • We Want You! Volunteer Today! January 12, 2017 Giving to others makes you healthier and happier – but it can also bring you valuable learning experiences, enhance skill sets and provide an opportunity to try something new. Don’t get a chance to test your writing chops in your job – why not volunteer to write a blog post? Or maybe you aren’t getting enough field ...