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Local Journalism Initiative: We’re here to help

If you are a news media publisher in Quebec or Ontario, or a publisher of Indigenous news media, the Local Journalism Initiative is here...

Why the Local Journalism Initiative is right for you

A healthy democracy depends on a plurality of voices and an abundant supply of civic engagement. Local media are critical in ensuring accountability of...
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Local Journalism Initiative boosts coverage of Indigenous issues

The Brandon Sun recently received funding from the Government of Canada's Local Journalism Initiative to hire an Indigenous beat reporter for western Manitoba. The Sun...

News Media Canada calls for a second round of Local Journalism...

News Media Canada, the voice of the print and digital news media industry in Canada, announced today a second call for applications to its...

News Media Canada announces Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

News Media Canada has announced that it will fund 105 journalists at 94 host news organizations across Canada under the Government of Canada’s Local...

Local Journalism Initiative: What you need to know about LJI reporters

In this bulletin, we explain more about the other half of the Local Journalism Initiative equation: the reporters. Across the country, LJI reporters will hold...

Local Journalism Initiative: Why journalism on civic institutions and issues, why...

Canadians need access to full and reliable sources of news to inform their decisions. Journalism has long held a watchdog function, reporting about and holding...

Local Journalism Initiative: Call for Applications

Ready? Set? Apply! The Local Journalism Initiative application form and guidelines are finally here. Launched earlier this year by the Government of Canada, the Local Journalism...

Local Journalism Initiative: What are the aims of the Local Journalism...

It has been a couple of weeks since our LJI launch, and our inboxes have been stuffed with your Local Journalism Initiative questions. Certain...

Local Journalism Initiative: How do I apply, where and to whom?

In the few weeks since the launch of the Local Journalism Initiative, News Media Canada has heard from news organizations from coast to coast,...