Canadian Public Relations Society

Canadian Public Relations Society Canadian Public Relations Society

4195 Dundas Street West, Suite 346, Toronto, M8X 1Y4, ON, CA

About

The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is an organization of men and women who practice public relations in Canada and abroad. Members work to maintain the highest standards and to share a uniquely Canadian experience in public relations.

CPRS was founded in 1948 from two original groups - the first in Montreal and the second in Toronto. In 1953, these became associated as the Canadian Public Relations Society, and, in 1957, the organization was incorporated as a national society.

Today, CPRS is a federation of 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide. All Member Societies adhere to the constitution of the National and Member Society.

In cooperation with its regional Member Societies and with like-minded organizations in other countries, CPRS works to advance the professional stature of public relations and regulates its practice for the benefit and protection of the public interest.

The Canadian Public Relations Society, as a distinct Canadian association, seeks:

- to group all public relations practitioners in Canada and to foster their professional interests
- in cooperation with its regional Member Societies and with like-minded organizations in other countries, to advance the professional stature of public relations
- to regulate its practice for the benefit and protection of the public interest
- to serve the public interest by upholding a standard of proficiency and code of ethics, and by providing ongoing professional development to its members and public relations practitioners across Canada.

We believe that the ethical and strategic practice of public relations and communications management makes a positive contribution to the profession, our employers and to the communities we serve.

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Experts (22)

Steve Parker

Steve Parker

Chairman & CEO

An eminently qualified businessman and highly regarded community leader who is also a Fellow of the Canadian Public Relations Society

Strategic Planning New Business Development Public Relations Social Media Marketing Communications Marketing Strategy Entrepreneurship Business Strategy Social Media Marketing Fundraising

Sandy Manners, APR, FCPRS

Sandy Manners, APR, FCPRS

Director

Senior level, award-winning, communications professional with extensive experience in the Energy Sector

Energy Conservation Sustainability Reporting Crisis Communications Lean Manufacturing

Andrea Collins, APR, FCPRS

Andrea Collins, APR, FCPRS

President

30 years of experience in communications and marketing as a communications specialist, manager/director and consultant

Corporate Image/Reputation Management Corporate Branding and Positioning Creative Campaigns and Project Management Stakeholder Consultation/Communication

Everett Martin

Everett Martin

Principal & Strategist

Everett Martin is a passionate ambassador for ethical public relations, and the principal strategist at his own PR practice.

Strategic Communications Corporate Social Responsibility Reputation Management Issues Management Crisis Communications Media Relations Stakeholder Engagement Community Investment Strategy Corporate Communications Communications Planning Brand Management Social Media Marketing Marketing Communications

Carla S.  Shore, APR, FCPRS

Carla S. Shore, APR, FCPRS

Principal

Carla S. Shore, APR, FCPRS has worked in the communications field for more than 20 years.

Strategic Communications Media Relations Press Releases Communications Planning Speech Writing Social Media Marketing Reputation Management Internal Communications

Sean  Kelly

Sean Kelly

National President

28 years of experience in the public service in a number of senior public relations and policy positions

Media Relations Media Relations Tactics Crisis Communications Strategic Communication Issues Management Community Relations

Derrick Pieters

Derrick Pieters

Director of Communications, Prairie Region

Derrick Pieters was President of the CPRS from 2007 - 2009.

Strategic Communications Crisis Communications Media Relations Media Strategy Government Information Administration

Ginny Jones, APR, FCPRS

Ginny Jones, APR, FCPRS

President

Ginny Jones is an accredited public relations practitioner and the President of Acuity Options.

Corporate Communications Change Management Culture Change Marketing Communications Strategic Planning Communications Planning Event Management

Pierrette  Leonard

Pierrette Leonard

Retired public relations and communications practitioners (healthcare)

Before retiring in April 2015, Pierrette was involved in the healthcare field for over 35 years.

Stakeholder Engagement Writing and Editing Healthcare Education

Colleen Killingsworth

Colleen Killingsworth

Communications Lead, Process Improvement Program

Colleen Killingsworth was President of CPRS from 2005 - 2007.

Strategic Communications Media Relations Internal Communications Corporate Communications Crisis Communications Communications Planning Reputation Management Marketing Communications Message Development

Industry Experience (1)

  • Public Relations and Communications