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February 18, 2022

News Media Canada statement to the
House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

On February 14, News Media Canada chair Jamie Irving and president and CEO Paul Deegan appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance to as part of the federal government’s pre-budget consultations.

February 28 is the deadline to apply for this year's
Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prizes for Young Journalists

This annual competition is open to daily newspaper journalists between the ages of 20 and 25, working for News Media Canada member daily newspapers. Young freelance journalists and student interns whose work has been published in a News Media Canada-member daily newspaper are also eligible to enter.


Traditional media continue to be the most
trusted source for news, research shows

2022 Edelman Trust Barometer Canada_Trust in General News Source
While trust in Canada remains stable, more than seven out of ten worry about false information or fake news being used as a weapon.

TownNews CMS and digital publishing solutions
chosen for Canadian coalition

or TownNews, the exclusive partnership opportunity with Tekan provides a launch pad for a major expansion into the Canadian market.

Outgoing head of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission calls Google's 'anti-journalism'
approach bad news for democracy

Hands of contractual parties, a woman and a man, signing a contract
Rod Sims, the outgoing boss of Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission, made pointed accusations about Google’s ‘anti-journalism’ sentiment and efforts to avoid legislation that would compel the tech giant to negotiate with news outlets.

Stratford City Council selected as
2021's 'most secretive' municipal body

Stratford City Council has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the municipal category.


News Media Canada members can still
get a limited-edition ‘Champions’ print

The artwork features three stoic, trailblazing characters representing journalists and readers, as well as multiple landmarks from across the country to celebrate the diversity of people, places and perspectives in Canada. There are a limited number of prints available.

Sudden death of photojournalist Ted Rhodes
met with shock and disappointment

ted rhodes
Friends and colleagues remembered renowned Canadian photojournalist Ted Rhodes this week after he passed away last weekend after a skiing accident in Fernie, B.C. at the age of 65.


MCNA General Excellence Award - Best in Class category

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Community newspapers are on the front lines, keeping the citizens of their communities informed and updated with local, trusted and vital information.

Congrats to all this year's COPA winners!

Several News Media Canada members were recognized for their outstanding efforts. Black Press, Glacier Media, Village Media, and Postmedia all ended the evening with some of the hardware.

There's one week left to register for the
2022 Young Lions Competition

The competition is open to all advertising and marketing professionals age 31 and younger. The competition will be held over the weekend of February 26, 2022.

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