December 29, 2004
The University of Victoria now offers a Certificate Program in PUblic Relations by distance education, in addition to the traditional on-campus course offerings. Visit for further details.
December 22, 2004
Global Alliance Chairman's Report. On behalf of the executive board members, I would like to wish you and the members of your family our best wishes for the holiday season. As our GA family continues to grow (we now have 57 partners around the world), I hope to have the pleasure of seeing you at our AGM this June or at an upcoming conference in your country.
December 8, 2004
New events for 2005 presented by The Canadian Institute, including the 2nd World Public Relations Festival (June 28-30, Italy), The Canadian Institute's 5th Annual Media Relations Intensive Learning Summit (March 1-2, Toronto), The Canadian Institute's Integrated Marketing Communications Summit (February 1-2, Toronto) and 3ième Sommet sur les Communications Internes (February 9-10, Montreal).
November 29, 2004
Canada's Portal. Find out what is making news in Canada today by consulting this public affairs site.
November 15, 2004
Global Alliance Newsletter. Here is some news from your world-wide link to the profession: The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.
November 3, 2004
November Communique. (Members only).
September 22, 2004
Communications et relations médias. 3 et 4 novembre 2004, l'Hôtel Hyatt Regency, 1255 rue Jeanne-Mance, Montréal. L'Institut Canadien est fier de vous convier au 3ième Sommet sur les Communications et Relations médias.
September 21, 2004
Melcrum Publishing are delighted to announce the launch of the Strategic Communication Management Business Performance Awards 2005. Entry deadline: December 10, 2004.
August 17, 2004
Energize your work, your world, your life. Plan now to attend the 2005 Canadian Public Relations Conference taking place in Calgary, Alberta on June 15, 16, 17 at the Sheraton Suites Eau Claire. For details visit
August 9, 2004
Canadian Institute presents the 4th Annual National Government Communications Summit, November 30 - December 2 at the Centurion Conference and Event Centre, 170 Colonnade Road S, Ottawa. CPRS members are entitled to a 15% discount off of the registration price. See the brochure for details.
August 9, 2004
Canadian Institute presents Communications for the Energy Industry, October 19-20 at the Delta Bow Valley Hotel, Calgary, AB. CPRS members are entitled to a 15% discount off of the registration price. Please mention Priority Service Code 178959X when ordering or inquiring.
June 15, 2004
Launched at the Quebec City conference with a display of samples, CPRS has initiated an official merchandising program. This initiative is offered in support of our national focus to promote PR for PR.
July 8, 2004
July Communique. (Members only).
June 25, 2004
The Canadian Institute will be hosting five one-day Communications College conferences from July 12 to 16, 2004 in Toronto at The Old Mill.
June 16, 2004
CPRS Welcomes Seven New Members and two Honourary members to the College of Fellows.
June 12, 2004
Recipients of the Awards of Excellence of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) gathered in Quebec City on Saturday night for the Canadian Public Relations Conference. Many public relations practitioners from all over Canada attended this successful annual awards ceremony in Quebec's historic capital.
June 12, 2004
At the recent Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Annual Conference here, David Eisenstadt, APR, Fellow PPSA, CPRS of The Communications Group Inc (TCG) received this year's Philip A. Novikoff Memorial Award.
June 11, 2004
Annual General Meeting presentation.
June 1, 2004
Visit the new CPRS Boutique.
May 21, 2004
Annual Report 2004.
May 14, 2004
10 GOOD REASONS TO BE IN QUEBEC CITY on June 10-12. Plus updated information on hotel accomodations.
May 11, 2004
May Communique. (Members only).
May 10, 2004
Notice of CPRS 2004 Annual General Meeting: The Annual General Meeting of The Canadian Public Relations Society Inc. will be held on Friday, June 11, 2004, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Hilton in Québec City, Québec
May 10, 2004
The CPRS National Conference Program is now available for download. Members will also be receiving a copy by mail. We look forward to seeing you all there!
May 7, 2004
Awards of Excellence finalists are now online. Congratulations to all finalists, and thank you to all participants.
May 7, 2004
Accreditation Training Day: June 10, 2004.
April 27, 2004
Spring news from Global Alliance.
April 19, 2004 -
The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management has just issued on its website ( a revealing 40 page report including a comparative analysis of existing regulations on specific professional practices in three countries: United Kingdom, Italy and South Africa. The study was made possible by a generous contribution from Edelman. Click HERE for more information.
April 12, 2004
Perspectives on Pan-Global Public Relations - June 10, 2004, Quebec City - Capitalizing on the meeting in Quebec City of the Global Alliance and the Canadian Public Relations Society, the International Section offers a day of stimulating discussion about the challenges, opportunities and realities of practicing public relations.
April 8, 2004
Over a hundred communications professionals from Quebec and across Canada have taken advantage of extra early bird rates for the 2004 Canadian Public Relations Conference taking place in Quebec City from June 10 to 12, 2004. Register by April 16 and save $100 with the early bird rate! To register online or for additional information, visit
April 7, 2004
A Special Meeting of CPRS was held at 12 noon on March 31st 2004 to vote on the resolution submitted by the Governance Review Task Force, which included a reduction in the size of the CPRS National Board to 12 members, each to serve three-year terms, and the formation of a Presidents Council.
March 29, 2004
Accreditation updates.
March 24, 2004
Corporate Social Responsibility: Who's job is it anyway? By Lisa Homer.
March 18, 2004
Celebrate excellence in your work. Submit an example of your best PR initiatives/accomplishments and compete for a prestigious CPRS Award of Excellence. Deadline: March 22, 5:00pm.
March 12, 2004
March Communique. (Members only).
March 2, 2004
Membership renewal is now available online.
February 25, 2004
Notice of Special Meeting (Members Only)
February 25, 2004
The Governance Review Task Force (GRTF) has now reviewed all of the feedback received during the consultation process for implementing a new governance model for CPRS. Their report is now online. Minutes and Action Plans from previous Board and Executive Committee meetings are also available. (Members Only)
February 9, 2004
The Communications and Public Relations Foundation announces the 2003 Ruth Hammond Scholarship winner.
February 3, 2004
The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Toronto member society presented the 2003 CEO of the Year Award of Excellence in Public Relations to Piers Handling, CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival Group.
February 4, 2004
CPRS is pleased to announce that 24 public relations professionals from across Canada successfully completed the requirements for becoming Accredited members of CPRS in 2003 .
February 3, 2004
The Canadian Public Relations Conference Update. Register by February 20th and save $200!
January 22, 2004
Canadian Institute offers two new events for Spring 2004: Integrating Social Initiatives & Causes into Corporate Marketing Strategy (March 23-24, Toronto) and The Canadian Institute's 4th Annual Media Relations Summit (April 13-14, Toronto).
January 21, 2004
Showcase your best work in the 2004 National Awards Program. The deadline for entries is March 22, 2004.
January 20, 2004
The Governance Feedback results are now available online (Members Only)
January 19, 2004
Gabrielle Collu, Ph.D, APR, SRQ Ethics Committee Chair, is pleased to announce the creation of a CPRS Ethics Network. The SRQ's Ethics Committee recently proposed this Canada-wide virtual network and has accepted to facilitate the group.
January 13, 2004
January Communique. (Members only).
January 1, 2004
CPRS is required to comply with federal legislation effective, January 1, 2004, governing the use, collection and disclosure of personal information, and we have implemented a Privacy Policy in order to do so.