Canadian Journalism Is Vital to Our Democracy

News Media Canada has been selected as one of eight industry groups to provide the federal government with recommendations...

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...

Internet giants should support local news: federal Heritage minister

Despite not flexing their muscles in this year's budget, the federal government is now saying that tech giants, such as...

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...

We should all be very concerned by the crisis facing quality journalism

The Trudeau government has either ignored or rejected virtually all the recommendations proposed to help support newspapers. What particularly...

OP-ED: Ottawa doesn’t get local news

Bob Cox, chair of the News Media Canada board of directors has published an op-ed on the federal government's...

News Media Canada releases 2017 Freedom of Information Audit

News Media Canada released its 2017 National Freedom of Information Audit report earlier today, September 27, 2017. The release...

OP-ED: Journalism matters more than ever. We need help to save it

BY BOB COX, JERRY DIAS, AND EDWARD GREENSPON On Sept. 1, an agency of the Canadian government directed nearly $100-million...

Canada’s newspaper industry unites to advocate for Canadian Journalism Fund

News Media Canada today announced the presentation of a proposal, in support of Canadian journalism, to Minister of Canadian...

Government of Canada suspends lawsuit provision in anti-spam legislation

After much hard work on behalf of our members, News Media Canada is pleased with the decision by the...