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May 6, 2022

New op-ed for members: Newspapers are not packaging

News Media Canada has prepared a new op-ed that members are free to run in their publications beginning Tuesday, May 10.

How did you celebrate World Press Freedom Day?


We’d very much like to see and hear how you marked this momentous day. If you have a story to share with us, please email us at:

Online News Act will allow more publishers to receive fair market compensation for their content

A story published this week by Press Gazette paints a picture of Tech Giants scrambling to respond to the federal government’s Bill C-18, The Online News Act.


Newspapers and their digital products
provide a trusted environment

Newspapers and their digital products provide a trusted environment
Editorial content in newspapers and their digital products are the most trusted of all media, measured at 57% and 54%, respectively. This level of trust also extends to advertising, creating a safe space for readers and advertisers.

Shawna O'Neill wins Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prize in small market category

Shawna O'Neill - Headshot
Shawna O’Neill is a journalist working in her hometown community at the Cornwall Standard-Freeholder. She holds a Diploma of Journalism from Algonquin College and a Bachelor of Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), with a minor in Politics.

Zak Vescera wins Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prize
in large market category

Zak Vescera - Headshot
Vescera is a reporter at the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, where he mostly covers health care. He cares deeply about reporting on substance use, infectious disease, and homelessness. This is his second Goff Penny Award, having also won for his work in 2019.

The Eganville Leader needs your help
after weekly loses presses

The Eganville Leader, an Ontario-based weekly newspaper, is on the look out for printing help after their printer announced its closure on May 31.

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

advertising-budget (Medium)
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.

National Newspaper Awards winners
to be announced on May 6

This year's winners will be announced during a special webcast starting at 7 p.m. ET.


News Media Canada has resources to support
your sales and marketing work

NMC Sales and Marketing_FACT SHEETS
News Media Canada has several Sales & Marketing tools to promote the industry locally and across Canada.

Ontario Community Newspapers Association announces
2021 BNC winners

BNC awards
The Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA) handed out its annual Better Newspapers awards last Friday evening in a virtual presentation.

Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association announces General Excellence Finalists for this year's awards

The Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association (AWNA) has announced its finalists for the General Excellence portion of its 2021 awards program.


SWNA Best Overall Newspaper (Class C)

2021 BNC Awards_SWNA_Best Front Page_Class C
Congratulations to the SWNA 2021 BNC winners of the Best Overall Paper Class C (circulation 2,000-6,499) category, sponsored by News Media Canada.

Looking to hire? Let us know and we'll help spread the word

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.

News on News returns May 20


It will return to your inboxes on Friday, May 20 with all the latest industry events, news, and other happenings. We will continue to update our website over the course of the next week.

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'In the biz'

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