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April 14, 2022

International working group supports new legislation that will compel platforms to pay for news content

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A global working group of international and regional press associations promoting media sustainability initiatives welcomed news of the tabling of Bill C-18 last week.

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.


Newspaper content appeals to all generations, research shows

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Data from Vividata’s recent Winter 2022 Study of the Canadian Consumer (SCC) finds that just over 20 million adults (66%) read or looked through print or digital newspaper content in the past week.

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.


Share some good news and promote
the power of newspapers on social media

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Share images of some of News Media Canada’s industry promotion campaigns to showcase the strengths of newspapers and news media sites.

Marina Glogovac appointed president and CEO of Toronto Star

Torstar has tapped former magazine publisher and technology company executive Marina Glogovac to take on the role of president and CEO of the Toronto Star.

Neil Oliver to become president and
CEO of Metroland Media Group

Torstar has appointed Neil Oliver, currently chief operations officer of the corporation, as president and CEO of Metroland Media Group, where he will oversee the division’s 70-plus weekly and six daily newspapers.

Registration for the CAJ national conference is now open

Workshops on digital security for journalists and secure communications with sources, will be front and centre at this year’s conference. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jacqui Banaszynski will also be doing a series of writing workshops.


Presenting the Ma Murray Award for Spot News Photo
(over 10,000 circulation)

2021 BNC Awards_BCYCNA_Spot News Photo OVER 10000
The Ma Murray Community News Media Awards, hosted by the BC and Yukon Community NewsMedia Association (BCYCNA) are an annual opportunity to recognize the achievements of their member newspapers.

Register today for the 2022 AWNA convention

The Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association will be hosting its 2022 convention at Edmonton’s Chateau Lacombe on Friday, June 3.

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