PR

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Tangible anti-racism steps for PR practitioners

Content Strong Communications’ Sharlyn Carrington on how organizations and allies can bring positive change to the industry.

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PR leaders commit to ending unpaid internships

A group of executives and educators want to stop a practice they call exploitative and particularly burdensome to BIPOC.

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In Brief: Director X’s prodco heads to the U.S.

Plus, AntiSocial adds two to support its growth, while Apex and Ruckus grow their client roster internationally.

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Here are the 2020 PR AOY winners

Now it’s The Colony Project, Craft and Pomp & Circumstance’s turn to join the Agency of the Year winner podium.

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Who made the Design and PR AOY shortlists?

The first two sets of Agency of the Year nominees reveals which shops are competing for a spot at the top.

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Mia Pearson to retire from MSL and North Strategic

After 30 years in the industry, she is passing leadership to longtime business partner Justin Creally and a team of agency vets.

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How 1Milk2Sugars plans to uplift influencers of colour

The PR agency’s talent representation division is addressing the disparity between opportunities for certain talent.

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PR firms commit to combatting racism

The CCPRF outlined six actions to be taken by signatory agencies, adding to other calls for equity within the industry.

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A manifesto against racism in PR

A group of Black professionals created actions based on the duties of communicators, but they contain lessons for the rest of marcom too.

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Proof launches consultancy to help businesses build trust

Trustlab builds on the PR firm’s existing expertise to help corporations find actionable ways to address steady declines in recent years.

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Kia Canada picks Strategic Objectives as PR AOR

The agency will help the automaker further develop its “surprising” brand platform.

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The New Establishment: Expanding PR’s portfolio

How Molson Coors’ Jessica Vieira Teixeira earned the brewer a major bump in spend.

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Creative Report Card 2020: Blurring the boundaries of advertising and PR

This year’s top copywriter and art director on finding ideas that spark a fire.

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EY teams up with two other firms on cybersecurity

A new collaboration uniting cybersecurity, law and reputation management is a first for Canada and possibly the world.

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Edelman names new leadership in Vancouver

Agency veteran Rhea Dubois-Phillips takes over operations for the office as its new general manager.