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Federal Government’s fall economic statement addresses concerns of the news industry

Today's fall economic statement from the federal government contained three items that are good news for the industry. These three announcements are: 1)     Access to Charitable Tax...

Canadians want government advertising in newspapers, research shows

News Media Canada recently asked Canadians which media they think are the most appropriate for advertising about federal, provincial and municipal/regional government programs and...

The importance of trusted news sources during an election: Vividata

This past summer, Vividata, in partnership with Kantar, released the Canadian Trust in News Study. This study examined how Canadians feel about their news...

The Gift of Local News

Share your newspaper with local, regional, provincial and national elected officials! Add them to your subscription list and include a personal note with your paper, highlighting the importance of newspapers.

Trudeau shuffles cabinet; names new Minister of Canadian Heritage

Melanie Joly, who has served as the Trudeau government's Minister of Canadian Heritage since the 2016 federal election, has been replaced by fellow Montreal...

Updated Statistics Canada data on newspaper publishers

Statistics Canada has published updated information available on the newspaper industry based on the year 2016.  Industry data includes revenue, operating expenses, advertising revenue...

Does the state have any business in the newsrooms of the...

The Feb. 27 federal budget pledged $10 million a year for five years to support local news media. That was $10 million too much, according...

Public access does not mean public notice

The government has an obligation to inform Canadians about programs, services, policies and decisions.  Research proves that Canadians want to see government advertising like...

Canadians trust the news media more than government

An Ipsos study released last year found that 77% of Canadian adults believe news reports from the news media more than reports from the government (23%). ...

Quebec budget: $64.7 million over five years to help print media

The Quebec government will be helping out struggling print media outlets with a new tax credit to support their digital transformation, the Montreal Gazette...