Making Headlines, Making History: Knowledge-sharing

Dive into a diverse range professional development opportunities to boost your knowledge and abilities so you can make a bigger difference to your city, your country and your world. The National Press Club Foundation of Canada offers an independent and non-partisan forum where professional and student journalists and communicators can connect with others in their field and with those in other fields willing to share their knowledge.


Seminars and Workshops

Members are invited to join speakers from the media and other realms who are in the know and equipped to help enhance their existing knowledge about a variety of subjects, such as social media and the bureaucratic or legislative process. Seminars may be taped and offered as webinars on the club website so that members and the general public who wish to view them may do so. Go to our Events page to find out more.


Lunchtime Speakers Series

The press club co-sponsors a lunchtime speakers series with iPolitics.ca. Past speakers include the Globe and Mail‘s national affairs columnist Jeffrey Simpson, and John Ibbitson, the newspaper’s chief political writer who is currently on leave and serving as a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation. Go to our Events page to find out more.


Academic Forums

Held on the campus of the partnering academic institution, the academic forum promotes and informs the development and exchange of knowledge around issues that relate to and impact upon the academic community. The focus is on sharing information with students, professors and academic administrators. Speakers may include student council representatives, media and communication professionals, politicians and professors.  Go to our Events page to find out more.


Press Attaché Breakfast

Political, bureaucratic and diplomatic press attachés (or press secretaries) may organize an opportunity to network with club members and to share their knowledge of their industries.  Contact us to find out more.


Attend a newsmaker luncheon or breakfast or a book launch

Newsmaker Luncheons and Breakfasts and Book Launches offer members unique opportunities to meet the people in the capital before or during their working day who are making news today. Politicians, diplomats, authors and others offer their unique perspectives and allow for questions, in the comfortable surroundings of the Rideau Club. Go to our Events page to find out more.


Professional Indemnity Insurance Quote: Aspect You Need to Observe

Your business is one of the key things that mark your livelihood. That calls for you to work out means and ways of making sure it stands, and it sets aside any code of behavior to downfall. A professional indemnity insurance quote is vital as it gives your business a clue of the cost to meet. The policy makes sure that certain acts and claims of your professional misconduct or malpractices be it out of negligence or mistakes, are well taken care of.

The insurance cover makes it possible for you to uphold the livelihood of your business for it keeps it safe. Below are certain things to consider before acquiring a professional indemnity insurance quote from any insurance company.

Default cover features

It is wise if you would take your time to review the policy features thoroughly. This is because you have to understand how the policy covers liability. There is no way you acquire full comprehension if you don’t consider going through the features listed in the product disclosure declaration.

Policy extensions

It has been a regular thing where most of the PI insurance offers multiple extensive cover options under the policy you acquire. As an applicant, the cover company you choose should offer you with a policy that covers run off and fidelity insurance.

Limit of liability

This is a very sensitive part where you have to understand to what extent the cover is reliable. You should know the highest reimbursement that will be compensated for each claim in the product disclosure declaration.

Policy exclusions

Every insurance company has got its well-laid fundamentals of what shall trigger a certain cover to not effect. You should closely review the terms where the policy tends to record exclusions. It is wise for it saves you the shock emanating for the surprises of having claims that are not reimbursed. Always understand the terms and conditions of payment in the policy.

Entities covered under the policy

As a professional, you might be having partners or even employees working for you. Before choosing the favorable cover for you, you should understand who is covered. It is wise to have your employees tracks covered.

 

Professional services provided in the past

It is always diligent if you would consider an insurance company that will cover your previous work and services to a certain client. It is possible that you have another policy, and you want to upgrade; the company should have your back in the previous encounters without considering the agreement date.