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Winnipeg Free Press connects businesses with customers amidst pandemic

In late March, the Winnipeg Free Press, in partnership with Bold Commerce, launched the listing service Buylocal.ly. This interactive, free directory allows businesses still in...

Updates on federal government support to news organizations

UPDATE: May 21, 2020 - News Media Canada can confirm that officials from the Department of Canadian Heritage has begun sending out forms for...

Federal government announces further supports for news industry impacted by COVID-19...

Earlier today, Steven Guilbeault, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, provided further details regarding the Government of Canada’s April 17 announcement of temporary relief measures...

An urgent message to the Government of Canada from the publishers...

Around the world, governments are moving to correct an historical inequality that dates back to the birth of digital media platforms. In April 2020...

When will Canada’s federal government stand up to tech giants?

This is an op-ed written by Jerry Dias is the National President of Unifor. If you would like to run this op-ed in your publication,...

The Globe and Mail launches Zero Canada Project

The Globe and Mail has announced the launch of Zero Canada Project, a dedicated online resource to help make it easier for Canadians to...

Research: More than half of Canadians trust news media for Coronavirus...

A poll by the Angus Reid Institute in March 2020 finds that 55% of Canadian adults trust news media for information about COVID-19. Older respondents...

Federal government looks to help small community news organizations

Last week, the federal government announced plans to give $500 million to Canada's arts, sports and cultural sectors as they weather the COVID-19 pandemic. Heritage...

Postmedia supports local businesses, COVID-19 relief initiatives

Postmedia Network Inc. has launched ‘Postmedia Supports’, a program to help raise awareness and funds and to provide local support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Emergency journalism funding programs open to Canada

The below is a continually-updated list of emergency funding programs that are open to Canadian news organizations, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....