VC fees increase and changes to administrative procedures

With the approval of the Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) board of directors, Verified Circulation (VC) annual membership fees will increase by 5 per cent, effective January 1, 2006.

New VC fees will be as follows:

  • CCNA Community Newspaper Members

    • 1st Edition $288.75
    • 2nd+ Editions $144.50
    • 3-Month Interim Report $86.50
  • CCNA Sustaining Members, Regional Association Associate Members and Vertical Publications

    • 1st Edition $525.00
    • 2nd + Editions $262.50
    • 3-Month Interim Report $157.50
  • CCNA Non-Member Business & Consumer Publications

    • Each Edition $966.00

All fees are subject to 7% G.S.T.

The Verified Circulation office will also be introducing a number of changes to administrative procedures, effective January 1, 2006.

Members must send payment for annual fees directly to the VC office within 30 days of the date of the invoice. Do not enclose your payment with your annual report–delays in receiving payment may result in processing delays for your report. Auditor fees should continue to be submitted to the VC auditor.

VC will no longer mail hard copies of the three mandatory forms, Form X – Six-Month Publisher’s Circulation Report, Form Y – Press Run Certificate, and Form Z – Single Issue (Weekly) Circulation Report. All forms may be downloaded from the VC website at in PDF and Excel formats.

For more information, visit the VC website at

If you have any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant Katrina Limgenco at 1-877-305-2262 ext. 21 or