The Media Club       Pening the future
of Ottawa

.The Media Club of Ottawa presents monthly programs of significance
 to professionals in all branches of the communications field.
Our program offers a stimulating variety of speakers,
workshops and social events.

Meetings on the fourth Monday of the month
at Ottawa City Hall, Honeywell Room

The Galley  Books by members About Awards Program

Media Club of Ottawa Executive
for 2013-2014

 June Coxon

Iris ten Holder



Board of Directors:
June Coxon, Henry Heald, Iris ten Holder, Janet Webb

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Our new venue: City Hall
Honeywell Room

October and November meetings were held at Algonquin College
Monday, January 27 - cancelled
Saturday, February 8th at Algonquin College

Monday, March 24 at City Hall - Tim Redpath

Monday, April 28 at City Hall
Commemorating WW I 

Monday, May 26 at City Hall
Cyntia Munster, Photo-journalist

Saturday June - AGM

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Award Programs:

Margaret Graham Journalism Award
Awarded to students at the University of Ottawa, Algonquin Collegte and Carleton University

Melba Lent Woelflé Journalism Award
Awarded to a student at Algonquin College

 Meetings held in previous years:

Click on the links below to see a list of speakers for the year 


Monday, April 28, 2014 - The Media Club of Ottawa presents:

Glenn Wright

 Glenn Wright, former archivist and historical researcher in the federal government, author of Canadians at War, 1914-19: A Research Guide to World War One Service Records, and president of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa

will discuss

Canada and the Great War: 

Remembrance and Commemoration

April  28, 2014
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Honeywell Room 
Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Ave. West,
Ottawa, ON

Journalism students with ID free
Media Club Members and CAJ members  $15
Non-members $25

Assorted sandwiches, fresh fruit provided

RSVP 613 521-4855



Glenn Wright

Glenn Wright was born and educated in Toronto, Ontario. Following graduation from the University of Toronto, he worked as a researcher for Pierre Berton before joining the Public Archives of Canada in 1975. During his public service career that spanned more than 30 years, Glenn has worked as an archivist, historical research officer and, for many years, assistant historian with the RCMP. Retired since 2006, he is a frequent speaker at family history and genealogical events and has been associated with television programs such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” , “Ancestors in the Attic”, and “Engraved on a Nation” (a series of documentary films on the history of the Grey Cup). He is also an advisor on historical research with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

In September 2010, Glenn published Canadians at War, 1914-1919: A Research Guide to World War One Service Records. He has given presentations and has published on Mounted Police records, pre-1865 immigration, census records, military records (from the War of 1812 to the Second World War) and more, including an article in British Home Children, Their Stories (2010) on Claude Nunney, an English home child who was awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War.

His articles on family history and genealogical resources will be found in Families, Anglo-Celtic Roots, Family Chronicle, Legion Magazine and Ancestors . He has also served on the Advisory Board for

In June of this year, Glenn will complete his four year term as President of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa.

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