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Regional Associations

News Media Canada works closely with regional newspaper industry associations, each of which holds Associate Member status at News Media Canada. Associate member associations operate their own offices and provide a variety of services to their member publications. The following are the addresses and key contacts for these associations:

Associate Member Industry Associations

Newspapers Atlantic

Mike Kierstead, Executive Director
2882 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3E2

Telephone: 902-402-3777
Email: info@newspapersatlantic.ca
Web: www.newspapersatlantic.ca

Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA)

Caroline Medwell, Executive Director
37 Front Street East, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario  M5E 1B3

Telephone: 416-923-7724
Fax: 905-639-6962
Email: info@ocna.org
Web: www.ocna.org

Manitoba Community Newspapers Association (MCNA)

Vanessa Chastko
Administrator/Member Services Manager
943 McPhillips Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R2X 2J9

Telephone: 204-947-1691
Fax: 204-947-1919
Email: vanessa@mcna.com
Web: www.mcna.com

Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA)

Steve Nixon, Executive Director
14-401 45 Street West
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  S7L 5Z9

Telephone: 306-382-9683
Fax: 306-382-9421
Email: snixon@swna.com
Web: www.swna.com

British Columbia & Yukon Community Newspapers Association (BCYCNA)

George Affleck, General Manager
9 West Broadway
Vancouver, B.C.  V5Y 1P1

Telephone: 604-669-9222
Fax: 604-684-4713
Email: info@bccommunitynews.com
Web: www.bccommunitynews.com

Other Industry Associations

Other Industry Associations

(not associate members)

Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association (AWNA)

Dennis Merrell, Executive Director
3228 Parsons Road
Edmonton, Alberta  T6N 1M2

Telephone: 780-434-8746
Fax: 780-438-8356
Email: info@awna.com
Web: www.awna.com

Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA)

Richard Tardif, Executive Director
189 Hymus Blvd., Suite 207
Pointe Claire, Quebec  H9R 1E9

Telephone: 514-697-6330
Fax: 514-697-6331
Email: info@qcna.qc.ca
Web: www.qcna.org

Association de la presse francophone (APF)

Linda Lauzon, Directrice générale par intérim
267 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 7E3

Telephone: 613-241-1017
Fax: 613-241-6313
Email: linda@apf.ca
Web: www.apf.ca

Hebdos Québec

Gilber Paquette, Directeur général
538, Place St-Henri
Montréal, QC
H4C 2R9

Telephone: 1-514-861-2088
Fax: 1-514-861-1966
Email: info@hebdos.com
Web: www.hebdos.com