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Campbell River Mirror connects with students

To engage and inspire the next generation of readers, the Campbell River Mirror partners with a local teacher to feature student contributions in a regular feature,...

Exciting news: Community newspapers are now eligible to compete for National...

Community newspapers across Canada will be eligible to enter the National Newspaper Awards this year for the first time. Revisions to contest rules approved September 27 by the organization's...

Playing around with newspapers to prove a point

Davidson, Saskatchewan is a small town situated a little more than 100 kilometers southeast of Saskatoon.  Although it only has about a thousands residents, it...

Crossword puzzles at a crossroads

A recent story in J-Source has highlighted how crossword puzzles have been an unintended victim of local newspaper closures. The Peterborough Examiner, however, has recently has...

Jack “Sig” Sigvaldason, northern news trailblazer, dies at 84

The late Jack “Sig” Sigvaldason, 84, a big man with a big vision who brought the printed word to every corner of the Northwest...

Update on Canada Post/CUPW negotiations

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has declared that collective job action could take place on September 26 if a new agreement is...

The North Shore News launches a weekly Chinese language edition

The North Shore News has launched a new weekly Chinese edition of the paper. Once per week, the publication will curate a list of stories...

Pictou County Advocate finds new way to engage with its community

Nova Scotia's Pictou County Advocate has released a new video that shows its 'AdvoCruiser' making guest appearances at many local events this summer. It's a neat...

News Media Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the...

News Media Canada is excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards competition. Click here for the list of winning community newspapers and...

The hidden costs of losing your city newspaper

As we've been saying for a long time, communities suffer when their local newspaper shuts down operations. Communities don't just suffer from an absence of...