Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts submits final report...

The Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts today released its final report and recommendations to the Government of Canada to assist with...

Annual report for British Columbia Stewardship Plan now available

The 2018 annual report for the British Columbia Stewardship Program is now available for download on our website. Newspaper was the original backbone of residential...

Newspaper readership is not an urban legend

The below piece was written by Tim Shoults, operations manager of Aberdeen Publishing and a member of the BC and Yukon Community NewsMedia Association...

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...

Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review releases interim report

The panel tasked with reviewing Canada's Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts has released a summary report of all its submissions and meetings with industry stakeholders. Titled...

Federal budget legislation receives Royal Assent

News Media Canada is pleased to inform you that Bill C-97 has been adopted and received royal assent. This means that the refundable labour tax...

Facebook, Postmedia update election advertising policies

Facebook Canada launched a series of new transparency tools ahead of the upcoming 2019 federal election. The tools, which are part of Facebook’s effort to...

Government program intended to support — not control — journalism

The following is an op-ed written by News Media Canada chair Bob Cox about the recent federal government's announcement to invest in Canadian journalism.   I...

Canadian Journalism Is Vital to Our Democracy

News Media Canada has been selected as one of eight industry groups to provide the federal government with recommendations on the eligibility criteria for...

Public Access does not equal Public Notice

Research from February 2019 confirms that public notices should be published in newspapers.  More than half of Canadians (53%) want to see public notices...