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...

Star Metro brand officially hits the streets

Today marks the official launch of the new re-branded StarMetro publications in five Canadian cities - Vancouver, Toronto, Halifax, Calgary, and Edmonton. Torstar Corp. announced...

Métro Montreal signs exclusive distribution agreement with the STM

TC Media has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Societe de transport de Montreal (STM) to distribute Métro newspapers in the Montreal transit...

News Media Canada joins coalition to help news organizations cover coronavirus

The Facebook Journalism Project has announced a $1 million program that will provide grants to local news organizations, in both Canada and the U.S.,...

Neepawa Press under new ownership

In Manitoba, Glacier has sold the Neepawa Press to Ken and Christine Waddell, owners and publishers of the Neepawa Banner, the Rivers Banner and...

Micropayment success at the Winnipeg Free Press

The Winnipeg Free Press launched a new pay-per-article subscription model for its online content in the spring of 2015. This unique micropayment-based paywall, the...

Google and Facebook dominate Canadian digital advertising market

Data from the Canadian Media Concentration Project at Carleton University, shows that Google’s share of the Canadian digital market is almost 10 times that...

2019-20 Application Guidelines and Form for the Aid to Publishers Component...

We are pleased to inform you that the 2019-2020 Application Guidelines and application form for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical...

Can you SPOT fake news?

Earlier this year, the federal government announced plans to help boost citizen literacy on fake news. A key pillar in that plan was to...

News Media Canada releases new study: Local Newspapers – Trusted and...

News Media Canada is proud to release a new research study Local Newspapers: Trusted and True, in partnership with the Department of Canadian Heritage. This...