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Award Winning Communications Promotes Guidebook for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Nova Scotia

CPRS Don Rennie Memorial Award for Excellence in Government Relations 2007 (National)

Connections: Immigrants Guide to Starting a Business in Nova Scotia
While Senior Communications Officer with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency based in Halifax, Nova Scotia Robyn Quinn, APR received Don Rennie Memorial Award for Excellence in Government Public Relations.

“The Don Rennie Memorial Award recognizes outstanding team achievement in developing and executing a strategic approach to government communications on a specific issue.” said Karen Dalton, APR, Executive Director, CPRS.

“The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s submission entitled, Connections – An immigrant’s guide to starting a business in Nova Scotia was considered by the jury members to be of very high quality from the identification of the specific issue to be addressed, the strategic planning process employed and the execution. The jury was impressed by the sensitivity demonstrated by the project team to the social and cultural differences of the main target audience of the immigrant’s guide. The involvement of stakeholders was essential and central to the success of this project. Jury members also noted the exceptional quality of the writing in both languages,” added Dalton.

Canada Nova Scotia Business Service Centre

Launch of Connections – hosted by Canada’s           Immigration Museum, Halifax