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Explain this one to me: CIOs Don't Plan To Implement Social Media Tools

So itWorld Canada reports that a Robert Half Technology survey shows nearly two-thirds of CIOs aren’t planning to implement tools like wikis, blogs or social networks at their companies.  Isn’t THAT ironic, Alanis. How could Canada’s CIOs not appreciate the way these tools improve internal communications at corporations-something so vital during (to use the phrase […]

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Now Is The Time For PR Professionals To Prove Their Worth: H&K's Boyd Neil

Boyd Neil, Hill & Knowlton‘s Senior Vice-President, Corporate Communications, says the looming economic troubles means the time is now for public relations professionals to bring their unique talents to the corporate table. “There will be cuts,” he says matter-of-factly. “That’s because communications people, when cutbacks are threatened, tend to put their heads in the sand […]

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Hockey Night In Canada As Iconic As The Song: My Talk With CBC's Jeff Keay

Hockey Night In Canada recently capped off a tumultuous season when its viewers chose a new anthem to replace the show’s dearly departed old song.  I spoke with Jeff Keay, the CBC’s Head of Media Relations, English Services about the CBC’s Anthem Challenge and if they’re satisfied with the results. Which is more iconic-Hockey Night […]

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Why Media Democracy Day Matters To PR

It’s Media Democracy Day in Toronto this Thursday.   It’s a chance for concerned citizens to vocalize their fears on the concentration of media ownership across the world, and its silencing effect on independent voices and opinions. It’s a cause that Canadian public relations professionals should lend their support. The small cadre of corporations controlling the […]

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Holmes Communications Chosen By Two New Clients

Holmes Creative Communications has signed two high-profile clients to its roster. The agency will now handle communications for  The Spoke Club.  The private members organization in Toronto has recently undergone renovations and management changes, and signed on Holmes to raise its local and international profile. Holmes will also manage the campaign of the energy conservation […]

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