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April 8, 2022

Canada’s news publishers applaud introduction of legislation to level the playing field with Big Tech

News Media Canada, representing more than 500 trusted print and digital titles in every province and territory, welcomes the introduction of Bill C-18, which permits news publishers to negotiate collectively with digital platforms and services, backed up by the teeth of baseball-style final offer arbitration.

Canada Periodical Fund guidelines for 2022-2023 announced

The Collective Initiatives and Business Innovation components of the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) have launched their Application Guidelines 2022-2023.

Applications for projects will be accepted on an ongoing basis until September 15, 2022.

Ad Club of Toronto’s Newspaper Day
spotlighted visual storytelling

On April 7, the Ad Club of Toronto hosted the 2022 Virtual Newspaper Day event, with a panel of experts discussing how visual storytelling and photojournalism have changed the paradigm of content for Canadians, and how technology has changed journalism.


Newspaper media reach all generations, research shows

Despite the dramatic digital transformation, the rise of social media, and new content distribution platforms, Canadians continue to turn to trusted newspapers and news media on various platforms.

Federal budget announces supports
for news publishing industry

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This year's federal budget contains $55 million in supports for the news publishing business, including $10 million in 2023-24 for the Local Journalism Initiative.

OP-ED: News publishers need legislation passed by June

We are calling on those same political parties to get the job done by getting this vital legislation passed by the House of Commons and the Senate by the end of June. Let’s show the world that Canada cares about a fiercely independent, and commercially viable news publishing sector, where local community news thrives alongside a vibrant open web.

Finalists chosen for CJF Jackman Excellence Award

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The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) has announced its shortlists for the CJF Jackman Awards for Excellence in Journalism, honouring news organizations that embody exemplary journalism and have a profound positive impact on the communities they serve.

La Presse launches new luxury lifestyle publication

The publication will provide advertisers with an opportunity to promote premium products, services and experiences.


Are you looking for national advertising sales representatives? We can help!

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News Media Canada has developed a handy chart with contact information for newspaper groups and national sales offices to make it easier for anyone looking to place advertising across the country.

Longtime Canadian Press sportswriter dies from cancer

Neil Stevens, a legendary sportswriter with the Canadian Press, died after a battle with cancer. He was 74.

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OCNA Best Creative Ad winners

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The Ontario Community Newspapers Association Better Newspapers Competition honours excellent work by Ontario’s weekly community newspapers. These awards showcase the hard work, talent and dedication demonstrated by Ontario publishers, editors reporters, photographers and designers.

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