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 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.