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Posted May 5, 2017 by Jenn Maxwell

"The most pressing environmental problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda, and polarization stifles discussion and debate, creating resistance to change and thwarting our ability to solve our collective problems."

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Posted April 21, 2017 by Phillip Vannini and April Vannini

'Initiative would help the world recognize ‘how special this place is.’

“You know, Laurie, you could have lobbied for the inscription of maybe just the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve and this whole initiative could have been a whole lot easier.”

“I know,” Laurie Gourlay replies with a smirk, “but I do enjoy a challenge.”

Posted February 10, 2017 by Zhenyi Li
A Tale of Two Countries - Blog Post by Professor Zhenyi Li, School of Communication & Culture

In the past couple months, I related two separate pieces of news when I viewed them as intercultural cases: "Trump" and "medical-aided-in-dying".  The former is about how we will coexist, communicate, and collaborate with respect in this world. The latter is about how we will depart with dignity. Waves after the inauguration indicate a conflict among people in the U.S. Legal and financial restrictions show us a promising but long way to go.

Posted December 15, 2016 by Julia Jahansoozi and Virginia McKendry

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, we were gifted with the opportunity of presenting a research webinar for the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), where we introduced initial findings of our pilot study entitled “Narratives of Pioneering Women in Public Relations in Canada.” In this post, we share more about this exciting research collaboration of ours that is currently brewing in RRU’s School of Communication and Culture, and how the public relations professional community is helping us refine and define our research.

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Posted October 27, 2016 by Jenn Maxwell

On Thursday November 10 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm the School of Communication and Culture’s Advisory Council Chair, Steve Chinn, will host a Lunch & Learn session about Communicating Complexity. The event is open to staff, faculty and students. Please join us on campus in the Centre for Dialogue or online via Livestream.

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