Federal government announces support for small businesses facing impacts of COVID‑19

The Government of Canada is focused on helping Canadians and businesses through this tough economic time. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced additional new measures...
Box Cox, Winnipeg Free Press

When will the money flow, Mr. Trudeau?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lied to the country. That’s not an easy thing to write about the most visible authority figure trying to inform and...

What the federal government is doing to support news publishers during...

The text below is a news release from the Department of Canadian Heritage that was released this afternoon.   GATINEAU, March 25, 2020 — In unprecedented...

Federal government’s plan to support news industry falls short of expectations

Earlier today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans to provide media organizations with assistance, in order to keep journalists working, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Said...

A breakthrough on government advertising in Saskatchewan

Earlier this month, the provincial government of Saskatchewan agreed to run paid space monthly in all newspapers that are members of the Saskatchewan Weekly...

Canadian Heritage extends Aid to Publishers deadline to March 30

Canadian Heritage has, once again, extended the application deadline for the 2020-2021 funding cycle for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical...

Town of Erin named most secretive municipal government in Canada

The Town of Erin, Ont., is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the category of...

Media companies call on Parliament to support policies that favour trusted...

Today, a cross-industry group representing Canadian media companies from across the country issued a joint declaration to Parliament setting out a plan of action...

2020-2021 Aid to Publishers documents now available

The documents for the 2020-2021 funding cycle for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund are now available on the Government...

Update: Aid to Publishers program

Over the past weeks and months, we have heard your frustrations with the delay in the roll-out of this year's Aid to Publishers program...