Event Details

Canadian Press Style Training with LinkedIn Certification

Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 12:00 - 1:30 pm EDT

Learn how to write clearly, accurately and concisely from the authorities on Canadian Press (CP) style from former Stylebook editor, Patti Tasko. The Canadian Press Stylebook is used by newsrooms, classrooms and offices nationwide.

During this session, you will learn:

  • The most common writing errors and how to avoid them.
  • Real-life tricks to help you write and edit effectively.
  • Communicating with impact (general principles of good writing)
  • Canadian spelling rules
  • Capitalization
  • Abbreviations and acronyms – when to use and when to avoid
  • Numbers
  • Punctuation pointers (commas, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, etc.)

Bonus feature! Receive your CP Style Certification on LinkedIn when you attend this workshop and take a short quiz.

Who should attend: Communications practitioners, policy advisors, researchers, social media managers or anyone looking to elevate your writing and grammar - in the Canadian way!

Important Note: Due to the certification associated with this workshop, as well as to discourage 'no-shows' in this limited capacity session, there is a small fee of $10 to register for this workshop.

Please note you must register for EACH CanWaCH Academy Session individually.

*This session will only be delivered in English.