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Public Access does not equal Public Notice

Research from February 2019 confirms that public notices should be published in newspapers.  More than half of Canadians (53%) want to see public notices in newspapers that will alert them to changes in their...
Box Cox, Winnipeg Free Press

NMC welcomes the 2019 budget announcements on government support for journalism

Bob Cox, chair of the board released the following statement. “This will make a difference in newsrooms across Canada. It is significant support for journalism. We thank the government for recognizing the challenges faced by...

Budget 2019 announces measures to help news publishers

Budget 2019 re-announced the three commitments that were made in the Fall Economic Statement and provides additional information on each of the measures. Highlights The journalism tax credit is set at 25% and is not available...

The U.K.’s Cairncross Review serves as a reminder for federal government to act

Last month, the final report of the Cairncross Review, an independent review into the state of the U.K. press, was released. It's recommendations to cast a positive future for quality journalism in the U.K....

SUMA passes ‘anti-democratic’ resolution

As some of you may have already heard, a resolution to modernize public notice requirements was recently passed at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association convention. This means that SUMA will now lobby the Provincial government,...

Update: Public notice advertising under threat in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) will be meeting February 3-6 and will be voting on a motion to lobby the Saskatchewan government to change the Act that currently says most public notices are...

Presentation: Newspapers 24/7: 2019 Edition (PDF and PowerPoint)

Access to digital news platforms has only increased Canadians’ access to news content, and consequently more Canadians than ever are reading newspapers, in print or digital formats. Rather than give up their printed reading habit,...

2019: Newspapers 24/7 – Overview – Fact Sheet

Access to digital news platforms has only increased Canadians’ access to news content, and consequently more Canadians than ever are reading newspapers, in print or digital formats. Rather than give up their printed reading...

Fact Sheet: Public Notices

Government has a duty to inform Canadians about its programs, services, policies and decisions. Open and transparent communication from government to Canadians is vital and the proper dissemination of public notices assures that the public...

Fact Sheet: Government Public Notice and Newspapers 2019

The government has a duty to inform Canadians about its programs, services, policies and decisions. Advertising is one of many ways the government ensures that individuals, families and businesses have the information they need to exercise their rights and...

Presentation: Government Advertising and Newspapers – Public Notice 2019

The government has a duty to inform Canadians about its programs, services, policies and decisions. Advertising is one of many ways the government ensures that individuals, families and businesses have the information they need to...
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Video: National Newspaper Week 2018: Who you gonna trust? Newspapers!

It's a few weeks past Halloween, but it’s not too late for something scary: according to a 2017 Ipsos-Reid poll, 63% of Canadians can’t tell the difference between legitimate and fake news. And 65%...