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...

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...
Box Cox, Winnipeg Free Press

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....

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...

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...

Alberta Court of Appeal updates policy on use of electronic devices...

Effective October 28, 2013, the Court of Appeal of Alberta will adopt a new policy on the use of electronic devices in courtrooms. Under...

Disruption: Change and Churning in Canada’s Media Landscape

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage has released its long-anticipated report on the impact of technology on local and regional news. Chaired by Liberal MP...

News Media Canada statement on 2018 Federal Budget

There is no mention of news media in the Minister’s budget speech. In the Budget document, there is a section entitled “Supporting Local Journalism” that...

Canada Post update: Mail backlog to be cleared this week

JULY 13, 2011 - Canada Post mail processing plants in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver continue to operate at full capacity to clear the backlog...