Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Meet Our New President

At today's Annual General Meeting the National Club elected Mr. Craig Smith as the 2016-17 president. Craig is the founder and president of Ashlar Urban Realty Inc.

Also newly elected to the Board are Eileen Greene and Vince Forrestall. Eileen is Vice President and Partner at Hub International. Vince Forrestall is CEO at PeopleToGo.

Thank you to outgoing board member John Fisher and most recent past president Sean Hoehn.

President Craig Smith

Vince Forrestall and Eileen Greene with Past President Pam Jeffrey

Past President Sean Hoehn

A thank you gift for John Fisher

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Club's 2016 Giving Back Project Raises $160,000 For Charity

The National Club's signature "Giving Back Gala" has once again broken all records with a total of over $160,000 raised this year.

As Past President, Bruce Bowser chose as the 2016 recipient charity Sick Kids' Hospital "Dancers for Cancer Road to $1M Campaign."  The National Club through its members, donors and sponsors raised approximately $119,000 for Sick Kids at the May dinner and earlier this month raised over $40,000 at it's annual golf event at Scarboro Golf & Country Club.

Annual General Meeting - Wednesday, June 22nd

A reminder that the 2016 Annual Meeting of members is this Wednesday at 1:30 pm. Get your Annual Report in the members' section of the National Club website.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

National Club Announces Partnership with the DMZ at Ryerson University

The National Club is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership between The National Club and the DMZ at Ryerson University, an internationally recognized business incubator of technology startups that is ranked third in the world.

The National Club has recognized business and industry leaders since 1874. We are delighted to honour this tradition by acknowledging the next generation of entrepreneurs and building a relationship with an innovative organization that has a track record of fuelling entrepreneurs with the resources to grow their startups into successful companies. The DMZ connects entrepreneurs with customers, advisors, influencers and other entrepreneurs as part of a community that supports and fosters technologies that transform various industries. 

Maurcio Meza
The inaugural Sheldon Levy Award will launch this partnership. Honouring former Ryerson University President Sheldon Levy, this award will recognize an innovator who has shown not only success, but also demonstrated leadership in the entrepreneurial community by inspiring people to join in their vision. The winner, Maurcio Meza will receive a one-year membership to the National Club.

This award was presented at the DMZ’s sixth anniversary on April 28.

National Club members should look forward to future partnered events, including entrepreneur luncheons, DMZ hosted networking nights and tours of the DMZ’s state-of-the-art space located at Yonge-Dundas Square.

For more information on the DMZ please visit:

Club's 'Giving Back' Dinner raises $119,000 for Sick Kids' Hospital

The National Club held its annual "Giving Back Gala" last week. This year it was in support of Sick Kids' Dancers for Cancer Road to $1M Campaign. The National Club through its members, donors and sponsors raised approximately $119,000 for Sick Kids'. The National Club donates 100% of the cost of the food, wine and venue to this great and unique annual event.

National Club Past President Bruce Bowser

NHL legend Paul Henderson

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Juno Award Winner Molly Johnson at The National Club

Join us Thursday, April 7th, 2016 for an intimate evening with Juno Award-winning singer Molly Johnson. Call or email for reservations for this special event.

Easter Was Hopping At The Club

The National Club's family Easter brunch is always one of the highlights of the year, but this year we had a special guest, and it wasn't the Easter Bunny...