OCNA Spring Convention and BNC Awards Presentation (virtual)

The Ontario Community Newspapers Association will be hosting a virtual Spring Convention on Friday, April 29th from 11:00am to 1:00pm. OCNA will be announcing and celebrating the winners of the 2021 BNC Awards on Friday, April 29th at 1:30pm. For more information, visit www.ocna.org.


World Press Freedom Day

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 World Press Freedom Day, on the recommendation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference. May 3 carries a special significance, as it also the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of free press principles created by newspaper journalists […]

Toronto Sun 50th Anniversary Party

Due to the pandemic, the 50th-anniversary celebration planned for November 2021 had to be rescheduled to May 5, 2022. All current and former Sun employees and their guests are invited to attend the employee-sponsored 50th Anniversary party. This historic event will be held at the Artscape Wychwood Barns at 601 Christie Street in Toronto. Tickets […]

From Once Upon a Time to the End

This session explores why beginnings and endings are so important to your writing, and how to nail them every time. Plus, beginnings and endings are just as important in a paragraph as they are to the overall arc of the story. This isn't just an academic session on writing. This is about grabbing readers' attention, […]

SWNA BNC Awards Presentation (virtual)

The Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association will announce the winners of its annual Better Newspapers Competition at an online award presentation on Friday, May 13th, 2022, at 3:00 pm Central time. For more information, visit www.swna.com/better-newspaper-awards-convention/

2022 Ma Murray Awards gala

Join us as we recognize excellence amongst our members, covering all aspects of the newsmedia industry, including reporting, photography, advertising, community contribution, online excellence, and more. As always, the top three finalists in each category will be offered a complimentary ticket to attend the Gala, as well as a free night’s stay at the River […]

Canadian Association of Journalists national conference and awards gala

After having to postpone our national conference in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is delighted to announce that our national conference and swanky awards gala will return this spring in Montreal. The 2022 conference will be held from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29 at […]

AWNA Convention

The Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association is planning an ‘in person’ convention for the first time in three years. We recognize that some of you may be uncertain about attendance at this time, and we plan to offer the meeting and at least some of the presentations as a hybrid model, so that members could attend […]


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