Media Advisory - Spirit of Canada Journalism Scholarship Gala Event

OTTAWA, May 28 /CNW/ - The National Press Club of Canada Foundation will host the 2010 Spirit of Canada Gala at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Ottawa with emcee Don Newman, guest speaker the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Multiculturalism and special guests Senator Mike Duffy and Rosemary Thompson.

    WHAT:  The Spirit of Canada is a celebration of journalism as a
           fundamental underpinning of our democracy. At the heart of great
           journalism must be a commitment to honesty, integrity and
           fairness, as these qualities epitomize the Spirit of Canada.

    When:  June 3, 2010
           6:30 P.M. ET (dinner at 7:30 P.M.)

    Where: Rideau Room, Sheraton Hotel
           150 Albert Street
           Ottawa, ON

    R.S.V.P at

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The National Press Club of Canada Foundation operates the National Press Club, founded in 1928. Today Canada's National Press Club is thriving under a new business model and guided by a 9-person Board of Directors. Its mission is to provide a place where journalists and newsmakers can meet and speak on issues of the day, to support press freedom and reward and encourage excellence in journalism through awards and scholarship programs. Visit for details.


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