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Important details about new industry support from Canadian Heritage

The June 28 announcement from Canadian Heritage of new industry support comes at a critical time and is welcome news for publishers struggling to...

Federal government announces significant assistance programs to support journalism

After months of diligent work, News Media Canada welcomes the announcement made earlier today by the federal government to support the production of quality...

Independent advisory board on eligibility for Journalism Tax Measures releases its...

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced earlier this week that the Independent Advisory Board on Eligibility for Journalism Tax Measures (Board) presented its first...

Update: Information on the tax measures to support journalism

Over the past several weeks, we've heard from a number of members curious about how to calculate the federal government's wage subsidy and tax...

News Media Canada calls for applications for Local Journalism Initiative 2021-2022

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

News Media Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative program renewed

News Media Canada is pleased to announce the renewal of its Local Journalism Initiative program. The association received approval from the Minister of Canadian...

Federal government releases list of qualifying digital news subscriptions

Organizations that are designated as qualified Canadian journalism organizations (QCJO) may make a request to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for a determination of...

An update on the next cycle of the Local Journalism Initiative

What a difference a year makes. It’s hard to believe it’s already March and our country has been battling COVID-19 for the past 12...

Deadline extended for COVID-19 Relief Funding (Phase 2)

Dear members, This is a short note to let you know that we have received notification from the Department of Canadian Heritage that it has...

Federal government issues update on tax measures to support news organizations

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has updated its guidance and its application form so that organizations can apply for designation as a qualified Canadian journalism organization (QCJO). Organizations...