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CP Style Workshops for PR Pros
  • Communicators
  • Journalists
  • Writers
  • Students

Sign up for online training to master the writing and editing standards set by Canada's national news agency

CP Style Workshops

Learn how to write clearly, accurately and concisely from the authorities on Canadian Press style

The Canadian Press Stylebook is used by newsrooms, classrooms and offices nationwide. Now you can receive interactive training workshops from James McCarten, current editor of the Stylebook, or from former Stylebook editor Patti Tasko.

You'll learn:

  • The most common writing errors and how to avoid them.
  • Real-life tricks to help you write and edit effectively.
  • The recent additions, subtractions and changes to CP style.
  • The thinking behind CP’s style rulings.

We can provide workshop content, practical examples and exercises customized and relevant for your organization's objectives, challenges and team's experience level.

The Canadian Press Stylebook

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Earn Your CP Style Certification

  • After participating in a CP Style Workshop or Webinar, you'll have the option to complete an online test to earn your Certificate in CP Style.
  • Complete your CP Style Certification and showcase it on your resumé and LinkedIn profile to stand out.

Why Clients Choose Us

  • CP Style Workshops & Webinars earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from more than 120 reviews
  • Experienced trainers who are the authority on CP style
  • Practical, hands on exercises and real-life examples
  • Workshops offer personal attention and interactivity
  • Content focuses on the topics most important to you
why clients choose us
academy faculty

Meet Our CP Style Experts, James and Patti

James McCarten is a 25-year veteran of journalism in Canada and the United States, Washington Correspondent with The Canadian Press, and current editor of the industry’s definitive style guides: The Canadian Press Stylebook and Caps and Spelling.

Patti Tasko was the editor of The Canadian Press Stylebook and Caps and Spelling for more than 17 years and our former Senior Supervising Editor responsible for quality control and daily news development. She is an experienced trainer and seminar leader on CP style and editing standards.

Contact us to find out why our clients say...

A huge thank you for the great session! We appreciated your approach to teaching us CP style with examples using our own work.
— Lisa Goudy, Information Officer, Communications, Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board —

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