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All members are encouraged to join us for CPRS Coffee Chats, a new weekly forum in which to have frank discussions about current issues in our profession and strengthen our community during challenging times.

Log on each Friday to reconnect with one another through open and honest conversations, each moderated by a representative from the National Board of Directors.

Mark the following dates in your calendars and get your questions ready. You may also submit your questions ahead of time by emailing Fernanda Correa

March 19, 2021 
1 p.m. ET   
      

Caroline Bourque-Wiley, MCM, APR and Anna Cobian
Chief Communications Officer and Digital Communications Specialist    
Niagara Health  

CPRS Awards of Excellence - Campaign of the Year 
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Date Discussion Host Topic
April 24     
      
Victor Vrsnik, MCM, APR, FCPRS,
Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs & Business Development, 7-Eleven Canada    
 
Crisis Management of a COVID-19 Outbreak -
Recording available here. Enter password: CPRS2020!
May 1
 
Wayne Knorr, APR,
Communications Manager, City of Fredericton
 
A Municipal Perspective
Recording available here. Enter password: CPRS2020!
May 8
 
Michelle James, MA,
Business Manager, Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan
 

Managing your organization’s social identity during COVID-19.  
Recording available here. Enter password: CPRS2020!

May 15
 
Lisa Covens, MA,
Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs, Leger
 
Research during COVID-19
Recording available here. Enter password: CPRS2020!
May 22
 

Kim Blanchette, APR, FCPRS,
Senior Vice President and General Manager (Western Canada), Argyle Public Relationships

Mental health, employee engagement and COVID – navigating the ‘next normal’ with your team
Recording available here. Enter password: CPRS2020!

May 29
 
Matt Wood, APR
Director, Communications and Marketing, University of Northern British Columbia
 
Seeing the Crisis Before It's a Crisis
Recording available here. Enter password: CPRS2020!
June 5
 
Brigitte Stock, MA, ARP
Donor Communications, École de technologie supérieure
 
Impact of Technology in Times of COVID-19*
Recording available here.  Enter password: CPRS2020!
June 12
 
Cam McAlpine, APR,
Principal, Earnscliffe Strategy Group
 
This Changes Everything: The Communicator’s Role in the Coming Second Wave
Recording available here.  Enter password: CPRS2020!
June 19
Kiki Cloutier, Interim Executive Director, CPRS National

Open Members Forum! Bring your ideas to this hour chat.
June 26
Daniel Tisch, APR, FCPRS, President & CEO, The Argyle Group
 

Ready for the Recovery? Argyle’s post-pandemic playbook to build brand & reputation
Recording available here.  Enter password: CPRS2020!
 
June 30
Arefeh Ghane, future communicator, currently studying in the BPR program at Humber College in Toronto
 
#BlackLivesMatter: An overview of the PR response. This conversation will build from Arefeh's latest post on her blog Generation PR.
Recording available here.  Enter password: CPRS2020!

*Session will be conducted in French.