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Rick Shaver retires from OCNA board of directors

After an impressive 19 years as an OCNA board member, Rick Shaver, Publisher of the Cornwall Seaway News, TC Media is stepping away from...

Manitoba community newspapers set to celebrate 100th annual Better Newspaper Competition

The 100th Annual Better Newspapers Competition Awards  - Centennial Gala Dinner will take place on May 11, 2019 at the Canad Inns Destination Centre Club...

SUMA passes ‘anti-democratic’ resolution

As some of you may have already heard, a resolution to modernize public notice requirements was recently passed at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association...

APF continues to grow

L’Association de la presse francophone (APF) has announced that it has welcomed two new members in January. La Presse communautaire, from Kapuskasing, Ont. and Le Saint-Jeannois de St-Jean (NB)...

This week featured course on Newspaper Training: How to Cover Elections...

The-Biggest-Show-On-Earth, for journalists, has to be The Election. Any election. Federal. Provincial. Municipal. School Board. Parks Board. In all such contests, candidates ask for...

This week’s featured course on Newspaper Training: Getting the Goods —...

News reporters in the old days were depicted by Hollywood, probably accurately, as pushy and persistent. In a world in which so much of...

Alberta Press Council shuts its doors

The Alberta Press Council ceased to exist effective December 31, 2019. The Alberta Press Council, which has been in operation since 1972, was an independent...

This week featured course on Newspaper Training: How to Use Social...

For newspapers, social media has proven both a blessing and curse. And it is too early to decide which ultimately will be the more...

Former CCNA director Neil Thom passes away

Neil Thom, former director of the Canadian Community Newspapers Association and past president of the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association, has died. He was 56...

The Power of Printed Newspapers: A study from the Alberta Weekly...

Media habits differ between major urban centres and non-urban communities, and this is no different in Alberta. In July 2018 the AWNA commissioned research to understand...