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NMC welcomes the 2019 budget announcements on government support for journalism

Bob Cox, chair of the board released the following statement. “This will make a difference in newsrooms across Canada. It is significant support for journalism....

Budget 2019 announces measures to help news publishers

Budget 2019 re-announced the three commitments that were made in the Fall Economic Statement and provides additional information on each of the measures. Highlights The journalism...

The U.K.’s Cairncross Review serves as a reminder for federal government...

Last month, the final report of the Cairncross Review, an independent review into the state of the U.K. press, was released. It's recommendations to...

Despite low level of trust, federal government favours social media advertising

On January 31, 2019 the federal government released the 2017/2018 Annual Report on Government of Canada Advertising Activities.  This report includes information on ad expenditures,...

Presentation: Government Advertising and Newspapers – Public Notice 2019

The government has a duty to inform Canadians about its programs, services, policies and decisions. Advertising is one of many ways the government ensures that...

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Joly, who has served as the Trudeau government's Minister of Canadian Heritage since the 2016 federal election, has been replaced by fellow Montreal...