The Press and The Courts out now: Issue 4 and Year-end...

Newspapers Canada has released the fourth edition of The Press and The Courts for 2011 and a year end review. The latest issue of...

Newspapers making major lobbying push

This week's edition of The Hill Times newspaper features a detailed article on Newspaper Canada's continued lobbying efforts of the federal government. At the top of the association's lobbying agenda...

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...

Canada’s Anti-Spam compliance deadline fast approaching

Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) makes it illegal for a person or organization to send unsolicited electronic messages (such as email, or a social media...

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...

SUMA passes ‘anti-democratic’ resolution

As some of you may have already heard, a resolution to modernize public notice requirements was recently passed at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association...

Freedom of Information Audit 2006

In spite of increased calls for accountability and governments’ commitments to improve transparency, the Canadian Newspaper Association (CNA) has found that most Canadian governments...

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...

Extend Freedom of Information to Ontario Hospitals

Newspaper group says all organizations primarily funded by government should be transparent and accountable As long as Ontario hospitals remain immune from transparency obligations that...

Selling government, like Coke or Nike

In the article below, Winnipeg Free Press publisher Bob Cox highlights some of the issues surrounding government advertising in Canada. Cox argues that today’s...