The Spencer Moore Award was named for a founding member of the CCWPF who helped build the Committee and launch the annual luncheon. It is awarded to a Canadian to honour their work in pursuit of press freedom and freedom of information.
2017: Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press
2016: Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada
2015: Bob Carty, CBC (Posthumously)
2014: Arnold Amber, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression