Category Archives: Blog

It’s time to get a reality check

By Lynsey Gray, Student Ambassador
February 14, 2018

Are you graduating soon and feeling terrified? Are you beginning your post-secondary studies and unsure of your career goals? Are you considering a job or education in the field of… Read more

Leadership boot camp and award wins in sunny San Diego

By Gemma Lawrence, Vice President
February 14, 2018

On February 8th, I flew to San Diego to attend my first Leadership Institute (LI) as Vice President of the BC Chapter. LI, or  “leadership boot camp” as president Jeanette… Read more

Student + New Communicator Services: Meet the new team members

By Glauce Fleury
January 29, 2018

Three new rock stars have joined the Student + New Communicator Services team: Vince Kanasoot, Emma Whiten and Lynsey Gray. We’re also recruiting a Manager, Student Engagement to support our… Read more

IABC/BC PD Panel Event – January 11, 2018

By Laura Doskotch
January 16, 2018

Go for the gold: Case study panel of BC’s award-winning communications work   Pursuing industry awards can help spotlight success, boost team morale, and build your professional brand.   At… Read more

Q&A with Adam Brayford, IABC Gold Quill Award Winner

January 10, 2018

Adam Brayford is a long-time IABC/BC member and volunteer. A panelist at the January 2018 chapter event, Go for the gold: Case study panel of BC’s award-winning communication work, Adam… Read more

Celebrate the Season & What’s in Store for 2018

By Jeanette LeBlanc, President 2017-18
December 13, 2017

Happy Holidays to all IABC/BC members, sponsors, and friends. I really enjoyed celebrating the season with you at last week’s networking event and meeting long-time members, new members and more…. Read more

Optimize your networking experience at IABC/BC events

By Christine Ackerley
December 3, 2017

Whether you like it or not, you know networking is important. And you are not alone. IABC/BC event evaluations show that 90 to 100% of respondents consistently say that they… Read more

#myIABCstory: What’s your member story?

By Spencer Perry
October 19, 2017

Our members are what makes IABC/BC a great place to network, volunteer, and grow your career. As part of Member Month, we’re sharing member stories from across our chapter.  … Read more

Member Profile: Laurie Dawkins, Canada’s newest Master Communicator

By Gemma Lawrence
October 19, 2017

Laurie Dawkins, ABC, MC, has been a member of IABC/BC for 23 years. Throughout these times she’s been a consistently active member of our vibrant chapter and has won many… Read more

Students, we want to hear from you!

By Glauce Fleury
October 19, 2017

As you may have seen in a previous blog post, the Student + New Communicator Services portfolio is back and we’re currently planning our 2018 events!  Our goal is simple:… Read more