41 awards for excellence presented at World Public Relations Forum

Forty-one Awards of Excellence were presented at the 2016 Awards Gala, An Evening of Excellence, during the final evening of the World Public Relations Forum in Toronto, ON. Gold, silver and bronze award winners were unveiled during the event. The 2016 Major Award recipients were announced over the course of the three-day Forum. CPRS National congratulations all Awards of Excellence winners and CPRS Major Awards recipients for their demonstration of public relations and communications excellence.

“We’re thrilled to accept this prestigious, national award and proud to be recognized along with so many esteemed practitioners and peers,” said Matt Robinson, Associate Director of Communications and Intergovernmental Affairs at Niagara Region. “Public relations played a vital role in achieving the Provincial commitment of daily GO Train service to Niagara, which also would not have been possible without the hard work of everyone on our cross-disciplinary team. This award truly helps to illustrate the value of strategic public relations to the organization.”

2016 CPRS Major Awards

Philip A. Novikoff Award
Daniel Tisch APR, FCPRS

Don Rennie Memorial Award
City of Vaughan

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Award of Excellence
l’École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP), Trent University and Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Mentor of the Year Diamond Jubilee Award
Terri Smolar (posthumously)

CPRS Lamp of Service
Richard Truscott MBA, APR

Award of Attainment
Bruce MacLellan APR, FCPRS

Joan Hollobon Award
Catherine Whitnall

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