Latest round of federal funding for news organizations: What you need...

Since the federal government announced its 'Phase 2' of funding earlier this week, we have received several questions from members. In an effort to help...

Federal government announces next phase of funding for news organizations

Heritage Minister Guilbeault has announced the final details of the federal government's  disbursement of the $500-million fund to support arts, culture, and media, announced...

News Media Canada calls for Local Journalism Initiative applications for short-term...

    News Media Canada is calling today for new applications to its Local Journalism Initiative program. Applications are being sought for short-term projects, including freelance and...

Federal government will introduce legislation to ensure tech giants compensate news...

Legislation modernizing Canada’s Broadcasting Act is “pretty much ready” and will be tabled in Parliament in the fall, when the Liberal government also intends...

Updates on federal government support to news organizations

UPDATE: May 21, 2020 - News Media Canada can confirm that officials from the Department of Canadian Heritage has begun sending out forms for...

When will Canada’s federal government stand up to tech giants?

This is an op-ed written by Jerry Dias is the National President of Unifor. If you would like to run this op-ed in your publication,...

Cox: Internet giants should pay their share

This is an op-ed written by News Media Canada chair Bob Cox. It was published yesterday, April 28, by the Winnipeg Free Press. If...

Alberta Government Wins Code of Silence Award

The Government of Alberta is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the provincial category. The...

Federal government looks to help small community news organizations

Last week, the federal government announced plans to give $500 million to Canada's arts, sports and cultural sectors as they weather the COVID-19 pandemic. Heritage...

Federal Government Clarifies Support for Canadian Journalism

The below is a news release distributed by the Government of Canada.   Now more than ever, a strong and independent news media is crucial to...