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April 29, 2022

Report: Facebook could block news
in Canada over revenue-sharing legislation

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A news story published by the National Post earlier this week reported that a Facebook Canada executive would not rule out blocking news from being shared on its platform in opposition to the recently-tabled legislation by the federal government.

Publisac distributor will appeal court ruling

The company that distributes Publisacs, essentially plastic bags containing flyers, coupons, and local newspapers, will appeal a Quebec Superior Court decision that would limit their delivery only to households that request them


A decade of change

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Some readers still love their printed newspaper, but most have turned to digital, with some reading on all four platforms – phone, tablet, desktop, and print.

Tax credit to encourage digital subscriptions
needs bump to boost incentives

A review published by the U.S.based Nieman Lab indicates that the federal government’s 15 per cent digital tax credit for subscriptions to qualified Canadian news organizations has had a “muted” effect after its first year.

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.

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.


News Media Canada releases new Newspapers 24/7 fact sheet

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Visit the Newspapers 24/7 study page and download the latest fact sheet as well as the study presentation. The fact sheet has been designed as a single, double-sided page that can be used as a handout, leave-behind, or follow up to the full presentation.

The Saint-Hyacinthe Courrier celebrates its 170th birthday

The Saint-Hyacinthe Courier celebrated its 170th anniversary earlier this month. The hallmark birthday makes the publication the oldest French-language newspaper in North America.

Ontario Junior Citizen award-winner warms our hearts

Abby Mitchell, an eight-year-old from Port Dover, Ont., recently won an Ontario Junior Citizen Award from the OCNA, after launching her own newspaper, called the Abby Post, in June 2021.

The Ontario Community Newspapers Association announces 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Ontario Community Newspapers Association has revealed the seven extraordinary individuals who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame for 2022


Awards Showcase: MCNA Best in Class

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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.

The Globe and Mail announces
2022 Canadian Young Lions Competition winners

The Globe and Mail, which serves as the official festival representative in Canada for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has announced the winning teams for the 2022 Canadian Young Lions Competition.

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Is your news organization looking to hire to fill a role on your editorial, sales, or management teams? If so, we’re happy to help you spread the word.

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