The Canadian Community Newspaper Awards celebrate the very best in community publishing from across the country. Newspapers compete against other newspapers in similar circulation classes and are judged by an esteemed panel of industry experts.

Looking for the advertising and promotional categories? Community newspapers are able to enter advertising and promotional categories in the Great Idea Awards. Four advertising and promotion categories from the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards have now been integrated into the Great Idea Awards program.


The Canadian Community Newspaper Awards are open to all community newspapers published in Canada in English or French. Entries must have been published between January and December 31 of each year.