Kurelek: The Messenger

Read more about how we helped the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria present one of their largest exhibitions ever.

Launch of BC Tourism Labour Market Strategy

Find out how we helped go2 launch its plan to recruit, retain and train the workers needed to keep pace with the growth projected for the industry.

First Nations Economic Development

As part of our ongoing work with the progressive Osoyoos Indian Band and their trailblazing Chief Clarence Louie, Good Relations was there to help the Osoyoos Indian Band open its New Senkulmen Business Park in Oliver.

The Making of a Must See Cultural Destination

Good Relations has created  successful public relations campaigns for more than a dozen major international touring exhibitions and Royal BC Museum creations, since 2001.

Our clients make news:

High-speed Internet Arrives for First Nations on Vancouver Island's West Coast

The Province of British Columbia, TELUS, BC Hydro and All Nations Trust Company (ANTCO) are celebrating the completion of a new fibre-optic cable along Highway 4 from Port Alberni to the Ucluelet junction.

The new fibre connection has dramatically improved Internet and wireless capacity and alleviated congestion for many west coast communities.

Save a Turkey, Eat a Crab this Thanksgiving Weekend

Be a little shellfish and treat yourself to a crab feast in Port Angeles, Wash. via the M.V. COHO from Oct. 7 to 9, 2016 at the 15th Annual Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival.

The festival is a celebration of the Olympic Peninsula’s seafood, maritime and cultural traditions, and is ranked as one of the best seafood festivals in the United States.

Victoria Harbour Ferry Expands Zero-Emission Fleet

You could call it the quiet revolution. After the successful launch last year of its first electric passenger vessel, Victoria Harbour Ferry is adding two more of the silent, zero-emission vessels to its fleet on July 30.

The three all-electric passenger ferries will serve the company’s popular Gorge Cruise, making the scenic 60-minute tour of Victoria’s historic Gorge waterway 100 per cent zero-emission.

Weather Alert: Icy temperatures forecast for Royal BC Museum this summer

Move over El Niño, another major climatic event is on its way. The Royal BC Museum in Victoria is forecast to descend into a deep freeze this summer when woolly mammoths and other giants of the Ice Age return for the first time in more than 10,000 years.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age will transport visitors back to a time great beasts dominated the world and ancient peoples struggled to survive in a rapidly changing environment. The exhibition opens June 3 and runs through Dec. 31, 2016.

MV COHO’s Adds Additional Sailings as Spring Schedule Begins

Just in time for the Victoria Day long weekend, Black Ball Ferry Line launches its spring schedule today, increasing to six sailings a day on the M.V. COHO’s scenic, 90-minute journey between Victoria, B.C. and Port Angeles, Wash.

The M.V. COHO will depart Victoria daily at 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. and return from Port Angeles at 8:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 5:20 p.m. daily.  The schedule increases to four round-trip sailings on June 16 for the summer season.

Lheidli T’enneh First Nation connects for first time to high speed Internet

Community leaders in the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation say a new high-speed Internet upgrade will unlock a wealth of business, social and nation building opportunities.

Earlier this month the 116 members who live on the reserve land, located just 25 minutes outside Prince George, were connected for the first time to the high speed broadband world.

AGGV presents two Japanese exhibitions illuminating art and history

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese artwork in Canada and one of the finest in North America. From this collection, two exhibitions will launch this spring. Each one showcases not only rare and beautiful artwork, but tells the stories of the historical context of the works.

BC Construction Industry Hiring Workers Back From Alberta

Strong activity in British Columbia’s construction industry is drawing skilled workers back to the province from Alberta and more young people are entering the trades, according to the 2016 Construction Industry Survey released today by the BC Construction Association, in partnership with Progressive Contractors Association and Construction Labour Relations.

AGGV honours donors with public showing of Asian art never before exhibited

Victoria, BC - With the second most comprehensive East Asian arts collection in Canada, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) continues to receive incredible donations of Asian art. The AGGV will display 150 recent acquisitions for the first time, all never-before-exhibited pieces, from November 27 to April 3, 2016, in the AGGV’s Founders Gallery. AGGV’s Curator of Asian Art, Barry Till, will offer a tour of the exhibition on Jan. 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Christmas comes to Craigdarroch Castle

Victoria, BC – One stop everyone should make this season is to see Craigdarroch Castle decked for Christmas as it was in the Victorian era. But why just tour the Castle when you can also catch an extraordinary performance within the historic walls?

“There is nothing quite like a Victorian Christmas,” says John Hughes, Executive Director, Craigdarroch Castle. “It was an exciting season, and we replicate that each December by filling our calendar with events that bring the Craigdarroch Castle Christmas magic to our visitors.”