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...

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...

Federal finance minister confirms plans to tax digital giants

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced plans that the new federal government will move forward with its plans to tax global digital giants. Morneau told...

Local Journalism Initiative: What you need to know about LJI reporters

In this bulletin, we explain more about the other half of the Local Journalism Initiative equation: the reporters. Across the country, LJI reporters will hold...