Preliminary program for Perspectives 2004

Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) members are encouraged to book their flights as soon as possible for our 85th national convention in the National Capital Region from June 3 – 5. 

Perspectives 2004 will feature highly prominent industry speakers and professional development sessions that will be of great benefit to CCNA publications. The Best Ideas of 2003 workshop, 2004 CIDA Awards presentation and 2004 Better Newspapers Competition banquet are just a few of the events currently being planned.

Held at the Hilton Lac-Leamy, members can contact the hotel directly at 1-866-488-7888 to book hotel reservations. The Hilton web site is

Perspectives 2004: CCNA 85th National Convention
Hilton Lac-Leamy, Ottawa-Gatineau, National Capital Region
June 3-5, 2004
co-hosted by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association
Preliminary program

Thursday, June 3

  • CCNA board of directors meeting and elections
  • CNRIE annual meeting
  • CCNA annual general meeting
  • Presidents Banquet

Friday, June 4

  • Golf tournament
  • Professional development sessions
  • Joint events with Les Hebdos du Qu├®bec:

– Keynote address

– Industry leaders panel discussion

– A night out on the town

Saturday, June 5

  • Best Ideas of 2003 workshop
  • 2004 CIDA Awards presentation
  • 2004 Better Newspapers Competition awards banquet and presentations