Canada Periodical Fund update – The answers to your questions

Are you confused about the deadline for the Aid to Publishers Grant? Do you need more information about the Business Innovation component of the...

A look at the latest developments in Canadian media law

The latest edition of The Press and The Courts is now available online and features a roundup of court cases affecting the media in...

Census changes bad for democracy

The Canadian Association of Journalists, Canada’s largest professional organization for journalists, is calling on the federal government to reconsider plans to scrap the mandatory...

Quebecor withdraws from the Quebec Press Council

Media giant Quebecor has announced its decision to pull out of the province’s voluntary regulatory body.  In a letter to the council Quebecor CEO...

Government of Canada continues to invest in community newspapers

Funding provided through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) continues to be distributed to non-daily newspapers and magazine publications across Canada. Last week the Government...

The cheque is in the mail

Community newspaper publishers who applied for assistance through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) are breathing a sigh of relief, having received acceptance letters from...

Ottawa’s “insidious information control” and what journalists should do about it

The article below is available to CNA/CCNA member newspapers for publication. If you have any questions please contact Canadian Association of Journalists president Mary...

CNA/CCNA Draft Response to Bill C-32 on Copyright Reform

COPYRIGHT BILL (C-32) The federal government has finally published its proposals to reform the Copyright Act. This has been a lengthy, inefficient and highly controversial...

Federal performance poor in Freedom of Information audit

TORONTO-- May 12, 2010 - Want to know how much British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation spent on cell phones recently? That information will cost...

CPF Update

The department of Canadian Heritage is slightly behind in the processing of applications. CCNA is in daily contact with department officials and have been...