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November 5, 2021

Department of Canadian Heritage launches
2022-2023 Aid to Publishers component

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The Department of Canadian Heritage has announced that the 2022-2023 application form and guidelines for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) is now available.

The Toronto Sun celebrates a half century of publishing

The Toronto Sun celebrated its 50th anniversary on November 1. Born in 1971, the Sun was created through the hard work and decisive vision of its founders: Doug Creighton, Peter Worthington, Don Hunt.


News Media Canada showcases award winning content

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Want to see some award winning newspaper features? Just check out News Media Canada’s Instagram account or Facebook page. Every week winners from regional Better Newspaper Competitions are featured.

Duo launches landmark survey of mental health and well-being in Canada’s journalism industry

The Taking Care Survey is seeking anonymous input from thousands of staff, freelance journalists and others involved in news and editorial work from coast to coast to coast.

Glacier Media announces new editor for Coast Reporter

Bronwyn Beairsto has been selected as the next editor for Glacier Media’s Coast Reporter. Prior to this appointment, Bearisto served as the editor of the Bowen Island Undercurrent since May 2018.

Gilles Carignan departs Le Soleil

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Gilles Carignan, the managing director of Le Soleil, announced that he was leaving the publication in a piece published this past weekend.

2021 Webster Award winners announced

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The Vancouver Sun, the Globe and Mail, Kamloops This Week, and the Victoria Times-Colonist were among the News Media Canada members who took home awards from the Jack Webster Foundation earlier this week.

CAJ mentorship program now accepting applications

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the autumn 2021 edition of its mentorship program.


Data shows Canada's ad market has officially recovered

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The latest numbers from the local arm of Standard Media Index (SMI) – which tracks advertising expenditure in the U.S., Europe, Western Asian and Asia-Pacific – showed that advertising spend in Canada officially reached, and surpassed, pre-pandemic levels.

Globe and Mail names new audience growth content editor

Samantha Edwards has joined The Globe and Mail as an audience growth content editor. She joins from NOW Magazine, where she was a staff writer.

Lenovo offers doorbuster deal for
News Media Canada members

Lenovo’s Days of Doorbuster Deals have arrived! It’s time to save for the holidays. With up to 67% off, start shopping tech and electronic gifts for everyone on your list.

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