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Local Journalism Initiative strengthens local civic journalism across Canada

Canadian news organizations are invited to republish stories that are created under the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI). Launched by the Government of Canada in 2019,...
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The Globe and Mail & The Eastern Graphic win CJF Jackman...

The Globe and Mail won this year's CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism in the large-media category, which was presented last week at...

Covering Indigenous Peoples and Communities: A Guide for Newsrooms

Metroland Media is sharing a tool for newsrooms looking to build connections and improve coverage of Indigenous Peoples and communities. Covering Indigenous Peoples and Communities:...

News Media Canada to fund 55 additional reporters through the Local...

News Media Canada is pleased to announce an increase in funds for its Local Journalism Initiative program. The funds, confirmed by the Department of...

Application deadline extended to February 21 for Local Journalism Initiative 2023-2024

UPDATE: The deadline to submit new and renewal LJI applications to News Media Canada has been extended to Tuesday, February 21, 2023. ************* News Media Canada...

New project at Kahnawake newspaper aims to preserve Mohawk language

The Eastern Door newspaper, based in Kahnawake, across the river from Montreal, is undertaking an ambitious project that aims to preserve the Mohawk language. The...

Federal government announces new Special Measures for Journalism

The Department of Canadian Heritage announced the roll-out of additional support measures to strengthen local and diverse journalism late last week. First, Canadian Heritage will...

Federal budget announces supports for news publishing industry

Today’s federal budget contains $55 million in supports for the news publishing business, broken down as follows: $10 million in 2023-24 for the Local...

News Media Canada calls for new applications for Local Journalism Initiative...

News Media Canada is inviting news media organizations to submit applications for the Local Journalism Initiative, which provides funding to hire reporters to cover...

Local Journalism Initiative to be spotlighted during Right to Know Week...

News Media Canada is excited to be involved in a special session about the Local Journalism Initiative and its work to combat news deserts...