Sending Press Releases to Press Gallery members

The Press Gallery Secretariat will accept press releases, notices, press kits and other documents or material and redistribute the information to its members. Listed below are the guidelines to begin the distribution process.

Hours of operation

Both locations are open from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 


You can send your materials, in WORD format, to


If you wish to send us printed material, we recommend the following amounts: for bilingual or uni-lingual documents, 25 copies. For separate English and French documents, 15 English copies and 10 French copies. All deliveries from outside the Parliamentary Precinct must be made to our office in the National Press Building. Deliveries from within the Parliamentary Precinct can be made directly to either office.


All documents for the national media are accepted and will be distributed shortly after delivery to our offices. We will also accept documents to be held under embargo, which will be secured until the agreed release time.


The head office is located in room 143-A, West Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, K1A 0A6. The phone number is 613-992-4511.

The second office is located in the National Press Building, 150 Wellington Street, Room 501, Ottawa, K1P 5A4. The phone number is 613-992-6517.