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March 4, 2022

News Media Canada calls for new applications for
Local Journalism Initiative 2022-2023

Print and digital news media organizations may to apply to News Media Canada, including French-language media in Quebec, English-language media in the rest of Canada, and Indigenous media across the country. Applications may be submitted for new project proposals.

Why legislation to level playing field between
Big Tech and news organizations is needed now

The bottom line is that Canada’s news publishers are facing an existential threat, with Google and Facebook now taking 80 to 90 per cent of online ad revenues.


New research finds nine out of ten Canadians
are reading newspapers

The most recent Newspapers 24/7 research confirms that Canadians are still turning to news media in printed and digital formats. Research from November/December 2021 finds that 86% of Canadians are newspaper readers.

Today is the last day to apply for this year's Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prizes for Young Journalists competition

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.

Will Canadian legislation differ from
Australia’s news media bargaining code?

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While both pieces of legislation would compel Tech Giants like Google and Meta to agree licensing deals for the online content of broadcasters as well as written news publishers, Pablo Rodriguez, the minister of Canadian Heritage, has stressed some differences, too.

The Glengarry News celebrates its 130th anniversary

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The Glengarry News marked its 130th anniversary last month, and publisher Richard Mahoney marked the occasion by penning a fascinating look-back on the publication’s history, and its evolution, since its first copies rolled off the presses in 1892.


Readership research that will spark conversation

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Canadians are plugged in like never before, and newspapers and news media are clearly holding their own across all generations.

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.

Canadian Association of Journalists seeks volunteers
for national in-person conference

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The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has announced that it will be holding its national conference in-person this spring in Montreal.


OCNA's 2020 Best Feature winners

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The Ontario Community Newspapers Association Better Newspapers Competition 2020 awards showcased the hard work, talent and dedication demonstrated by Ontario publishers, editors, reporters, photographers and designers.

Ontario Community Newspapers Association
announces BNC Awards finalists

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Results of this year’s competition will be announced during a virtual presentation on Friday, April 29th.

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