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NMC welcomes the 2019 budget announcements on government support for journalism

Bob Cox, chair of the board released the following statement. “This will make a difference in newsrooms across Canada. It is significant support for journalism....

Budget 2019 announces measures to help news publishers

Budget 2019 re-announced the three commitments that were made in the Fall Economic Statement and provides additional information on each of the measures. Highlights The journalism...

The U.K.’s Cairncross Review serves as a reminder for federal government...

Last month, the final report of the Cairncross Review, an independent review into the state of the U.K. press, was released. It's recommendations to...

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...

Update: Public notice advertising under threat in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) will be meeting February 3-6 and will be voting on a motion to lobby the Saskatchewan government to...

Saskatchewan town and city councils pushing for less transparency

The issue of public notice is surfacing again in the province of Saskatchewan.  Some SK town and city councils are attempting to end the...

Federal Government’s fall economic statement addresses concerns of the news industry

Today's fall economic statement from the federal government contained three items that are good news for the industry. These three announcements are: 1)     Access to Charitable Tax...

Ambulance New Brunswick is Canada’s most secretive government agency in 2018

Ambulance New Brunswick is the 2018 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the provincial category. The award...

Bill Morneau: The man behind Canada’s most secretive federal department in...

The federal department of finance, headed by minister Bill Morneau, is the 2018 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in...

2019-20 Application Guidelines and Form for the Aid to Publishers Component...

We are pleased to inform you that the 2019-2020 Application Guidelines and application form for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical...