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Politics, communications & lessons learned from the Federal Election

Updated: Oct 23, 2019

Join a panel of experts and your PR community in a lively analysis and discussion around the communications highlights from the election. The panel will analyse what worked, what didn’t, and highlight what we can learn as communications practitioners.


Our expert panelists span political affairs, academia, media and communications and will discuss the main themes from the 2019 election. Our discussion will provide practical tips and tools on how we can leverage learning from the election strategies to break through the noise with our own campaigns in a busy media and digital environment.


Monday, November 4, 2019

5:30 pm: reception, appies & cash bar

6:00 - 7:00 pm: panel discussion

The Fairfield Room, Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel


Our panelists:

Dr. David Black is a renowned commentator on political affairs and communications and is an associate professor in the School of Communication and Culture at Royal Roads University.

Les Leyne is a well known political affairs journalist on the island. He has been part of the Legislature bureau since 1985 and writes four days a week for the Times Colonist. He is the recipient of many awards, including two Jack Webster Awards and was nominated for a National newspaper Award for column writing in 2008.

Maclean Kay spent five years as a speechwriter for former Premier Christy Clark. Maclean’s work as a journalist has appeared in the National Post and the Globe and Mail. He is currently the editor and founder of online political blog, The Orca.


This event is open to CPRS members and the public. Special rates apply for CPRS members affiliated with a local chapter and CPRS students.

Buy your tickets now: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/politics-communications-lessons-learned-from-the-federal-election-tickets-75594006709




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