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The Impact of Colour

Does colour in newspaper ads work?  Industry research confirms what most of us already know … colour has a significant impact on newspaper ad...

Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts submits final report and recommendations to...

The Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts today released its final report and recommendations to the Government of Canada to assist with the equitable and effective implementation of tax measures in support...

Annual report for British Columbia Stewardship Plan now available

The 2018 annual report for the British Columbia Stewardship Program is now available for download on our website. Newspaper was the original backbone of residential recycling programs and drove the establishment of the now three-decade...

Newspaper readership is not an urban legend

The below piece was written by Tim Shoults, operations manager of Aberdeen Publishing and a member of the BC and Yukon Community NewsMedia Association board of directors  You’ve heard of urban legends, right? Like the...

Can you SPOT fake news?

Earlier this year, the federal government announced plans to help boost citizen literacy on fake news. A key pillar in that plan was to provide funding to strengthen digital, news, and civic literacy programming. News...

Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review releases interim report

The panel tasked with reviewing Canada's Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts has released a summary report of all its submissions and meetings with industry stakeholders. Titled 'What We Heard', the report addresses key themes including telecommunications...

Federal budget legislation receives Royal Assent

News Media Canada is pleased to inform you that Bill C-97 has been adopted and received royal assent. This means that the refundable labour tax credit for qualified news organizations will apply to salary or...

The Impact of Colour

Does colour in newspaper ads work?  Industry research confirms what most of us already know … colour has a significant impact on newspaper ad noting scores compared to black and white ads. Research on...

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...