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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Have you seen our SPOT Fake News campaign video?

Fake news and disinformation are serious concerns for Canadians but now there is a simple solution. Watch the new, animated video produced by News...