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April 22, 2022

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of
'The Little Paper That Grew'

Due to the pandemic, the 50th-anniversary celebration planned for November 2021 had to be rescheduled to May 5, 2022. All current and former Sun employees and their guests are invited to attend the employee-sponsored 50th Anniversary party.

Viewpoint: Canada can learn from the Australian experience

Over the past week, several publications have run this op-ed, written by Bill Grueskin, who is a faculty member at Columbia Journalism School. His message: Let’s hope Canada learns from the Australian experience.

News Media Canada applauds Ontario's updates on recycling

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Earlier this week, the Ontario government announced an update to its provincial recycling plan.
As part of the updated regulations, newspaper companies will not be required to pay for the collection, or recycling, of their paper products.


Distrustful news readers can be reached, research shows

Reuters_Cues for Snap Judgements
A new study by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University chronicles how distrustful consumers of news can be reached. The short answer: Hurry!

Ottawa to consider having Canada Post
distribute Quebec's local weeklies

Sale - newspaper and flyers clippings
Earlier this week, Montreal’s Mayor, Valérie Plante announced that Publisacs, essentially plastic bags containing flyers, coupons, and local newspapers, will only be delivered to households that request them.

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.

Multiple NMC member publications recognized
with CAJ Awards nominations

CAJ 2021 awards cover
Journalists from multiple News Media Canada member publications have been nominated as finalists for the 2021 Canadian Association of Journalists Awards (CAJ), which were announced earlier this week.

Montreal Gazette names Bert Archer as new editor-in-chief

The Montreal Gazette has announced that Bert Archer has been named the publication’s new editor-in-chief. He will begin his role on May 16.

Shoults 'turns the page' to next chapter in professional career

Head Shot - Tim Shoults
Tim Shoults, who has spent nearly a quarter century in the community media industry, announced earlier this week that Friday will be his final day with Kamloops This Week.


'Advertise Local' on social media

Advertise Local
It has never been more critical to support our local economies to keep our communities thriving in an increasingly digital world. Harness the power of social media and use some of our specially sized images to share the 'Support Local' message.

Dahlman takes on additional role at
Alberta community newspaper

This month, Dahlman began a news role as the editor of Medicine Hat’s 40-Mile County Commentator/ Cypress Courier. He will be doing double duty as he will also continue to serve as managing editor at the Prairie Post East and Prairie Post West.

Michener Awards Foundation announces winners of the Michener-Deacon Fellowships for Investigative Journalism

Stéphane Blais, an environmental journalist with The Canadian Press, will focus on the environmental impacts and economic benefits of mining lithium; and freelance journalist Rob Csernyik will investigate the evolution of the relationship between gambling and suicides in Canada.


Presenting the AWNA Photo Feature Excellence Award

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Newspapers compete against other newspapers of similar circulation for special awards in such categories as editorial, photography, advertising, and special promotion.

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.

CJF announces Climate Solutions Award finalists

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The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) has announced its shortlist for the annual CJF Award for Climate Solutions Reporting that celebrates a working journalist or team of journalists whose work shines a spotlight on climate change and innovative solutions in Canadian print, broadcast or online news reporting.

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