Why the Local Journalism Initiative is right for you

A healthy democracy depends on a plurality of voices and an abundant supply of civic engagement. Local media are critical in ensuring accountability of...

News Media Canada calls for a second round of Local Journalism...

News Media Canada, the voice of the print and digital news media industry in Canada, announced today a second call for applications to its...

Guidance on Canadian Journalism Labour Tax Credit now available online

The federal government has released guidance for news organizations on the Canadian journalism labour tax credit. The guidance is posted on the Canada Revenue Agency...

Happy Holidays from News Media Canada

The staff at News Media Canada, along with our board members, would like to wish our members, partners, and associates all the best during...

News Media Canada announces Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

News Media Canada has announced that it will fund 105 journalists at 94 host news organizations across Canada under the Government of Canada’s Local...

Snapshot 2019: Community newspapers in Canada fact sheet now available

Community newspapers and their websites are hyper-local.  They effectively represent the neighbourhoods they serve and are able to target these communities like no other...

Community newspapers are now able to enter the National Newspaper Awards

Did you know that community newspapers and other non-broadcast organizations that publish original content online most days are now able to enter their work...

Five government funding programs you should know about

Over the past several years, News Media Canada has been working with multiple government departments to explain why public service journalism matters to the...

Newspapers celebrated National Newspaper Week in print, digital and social media

Last week newspapers across the country celebrated our industry during the 79th annual National Newspaper Week. News Media Canada coordinated a nation-wide celebration with print and...

News Media Canada launches Local Journalism Initiative program

News Media Canada is pleased to launch its Local Journalism Initiative program, a national initiative of the Government of Canada in support of Canadian...