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Latest round of federal funding for news organizations: What you need...

Since the federal government announced its 'Phase 2' of funding earlier this week, we have received several questions from members. In an effort to help...

Federal government announces next phase of funding for news organizations

Heritage Minister Guilbeault has announced the final details of the federal government's  disbursement of the $500-million fund to support arts, culture, and media, announced...

Google will pay publishers to license content

Alphabet Inc.’s Google will begin paying select media outlets featured in a yet-to-be released news service later this year, a major business shift for...

Governments have a duty to keep Canadians informed: Public Notice Resources

News Media Canada has a number of resources online highlighting the importance of public notices in newspapers. Click here to download presentations and fact sheets...

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,...

Cox: Internet giants should pay their share

This is an op-ed written by News Media Canada chair Bob Cox. It was published yesterday, April 28, by the Winnipeg Free Press. If...

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...