Information Session for Publishers: Promotion Prohibitions for the Cannabis Act

In anticipation of the September 14, 2018 information session hosted by Health Canada with respect to the prohibitions surrounding the promotion of cannabis, cannabis...

Senate committee urges government to study tax measures hurting Canada’s fragile...

The federal government should study the idea of changing tax measures that encourage news media advertisers to spend money with foreign companies, hobbling Canada’s...

Google’s ad revenue soars in second quarter

Google saw an increase in revenues this year, according to a second-quarter earnings report from parent company Alphabet Investor Relations. Revenues for Google properties were...

Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy now...

The Canadian Association of Journalists, the Centre for Free Expression, News Media Canada and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression are inviting nominations for...

Trudeau shuffles cabinet; names new Minister of Canadian Heritage

Melanie Joly, who has served as the Trudeau government's Minister of Canadian Heritage since the 2016 federal election, has been replaced by fellow Montreal...

Manitoba’s community newspapers pleased by amendments to Bill 19

The Manitoba Community Newspapers Association (MCNA) has applauded the provincial government for its move to amend Bill 19, The Planning Amendment Act, so that...

La Presse announces intention to adopt a not-for-profit structure

The President of La Presse, Pierre-Elliott Levasseur, has announced the publication's intention to adopt a not for profit structure that will benefit from a...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg appears before Congress

For two days this past week, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before U.S. Congress. Once key takeaway from these hearings was that the regulation of...

Did you notice? Facebook took out a full page newspaper ad...

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized for “a breach of trust” in advertisements placed in newspapers, including the New York Times, Washington...

House of Commons committee launches statutory review of Copyright Act

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology has adopted a work plan under which it will conduct a statutorily mandated...