CPRS National Announces the Organizations Receiving Awards of Excellence

TORONTO, May 4, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) has revealed the companies being presented with one or more of its 44 Awards of Excellence in 2017. Awarded to the most deserving public relations and communications campaigns each year, gold, silver and bronze winners will be announced May 30, during An Evening of Excellence, celebrating the best in Canadian communications.

The companies whose work will be recognized this year are:

  • Activia from Danone
  • Alberta Energy Regulator
  • Argyle Public Relationships™
  • Association des radiologistes du Québec
  • Business Development Bank of Canada
  • CAE Inc.
  • Canada's Ecofiscal Commission
  • CanadaHelps
  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • Clarks
  • Craft Public Relations
  • Edgewell Personal Care
  • Elettra Communications
  • Energizer
  • FleishmanHillard
  • General Mills Canada
  • Hamilton Community Foundation
  • High Road
  • Kids Help Phone
  • Massy Forget Langlois relations publiques
  • Mitacs
  • NATIONAL Public Relations
  • Nintendo of Canada Limited
  • North West Local Health Integration Network
  • Ontario Pork
  • Ontario Road Builders' Association
  • Pfizer Canada Inc.
  • PortsToronto
  • Revolution Strategy, on behalf of its client Opportunities NB
  • SAIT Communications and Marketing
  • Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
  • Toronto Hydro
  • Toronto Public Health
  • Township of Oro-Medonte
  • TVO
  • University of British Columbia Library
  • Veritas Communications
  • Ville de Gatineau
  • Weber Shandwick


"This year's Awards will be going to some of Canada's best communicators, thanks to the near-record number of submissions we received in our 17 categories," said Pierrette Leonard APR, FCPRS, LM, Presiding Officer of the CPRS Awards of Excellence. "CPRS Members and their industry peers clearly see the value of receiving an Award of Excellence and what it can do for a brand and your reputation."

"The annual Awards gala is CPRS' way of not only celebrating the best work from the last two years but, also, the professionals who've demonstrated their commitment to public relations and communications management best practices," added Carol Panasiuk, APR, FCPRS, LM, CPRS Board Liaison, Awards of Excellence. "We look forward to reviewing the highest calibre of work from Canada's best communicators each year and year after year CPRS members impress us with the work they submit."

About CPRS

Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit organization whose members are engaged in the practice, management or teaching of public relations. Members work to maintain the highest standards and to share a uniquely Canadian experience in public relations. CPRS is a federation of more than 2,500 members across 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide.  For more information, visit our website: cprs.ca.

SOURCE Canadian Public Relations Society

For further information: Media Contact: Dan LaBelle, Specialist, Communications and Events, CPRS National Office, dlabelle@cprs.ca, 416-239-7034

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