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Fact sheet: Shareable Stats on Newspapers

Did you know that every week in Canada almost 50 million newspapers are in circulation? Or that there are 1,100 newspapers across the country that Canadians...

Fact sheet: Shareable Stats on Newspapers

Did you know that every week in Canada almost 50 million newspapers are in circulation? Or that there are 1,100 newspapers across the country that Canadians rely on for local community information and advertising? Newspapers Canada’s 17...

Presentation: Trust In News Media

As more and more citizens gather their news from social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, the concern about so-called 'fake news' has become a white-hot topic of debate. At present, the vast majority of the...

Shareable Stats on Newspapers

What was the state of newspaper advertising revenue in 2015? Do readers trust the advertising they see in newspapers? And what kind of effectiveness do newspapers have on shaping consumer behaviour? All these critical questions, and many...

Presentation: Newspapers are the #OriginalSocialMedia

Long before there was Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter, there was the printed newspaper. The local newspaper was the central pulse of information about everyone and everything happening in the community. From births and deaths,...
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Community Newspapers Drive Results – Webinar

In May 2016, Newspapers Canada launched an exciting new research study that explored engagement with community newspapers and the role they play in the automotive path-to-purchase. This webinar was originally held on May 12, 2016,...

5 Things You Thought You Knew About Community Newspapers

Think you know everything about community newspapers? Think again. This presentation, based on research conducted in 2016 by Totum Research for Newspapers Canada, highlights five strengths of community newspapers including multi-platform readership, reasons for reading...

How will public policy decisions impact newspapers in 2017?

Ed Greenspon, the president and CEO of the Public Policy Forum, an Ottawa-based think tank, has had a busy 2016. Commissioned by the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Greenspon has been crossing the country to hear...

Federal government to strengthen broadband Internet access to rural communities

The federal government has pledged $500-million to help expand broadband Internet connections in rural communities across the country. The Globe and Mail reports that Ottawa's plan, called 'Connect to Innovate', will provide important investments to roughly...

Canada Periodical Fund – Aid to Publishers deadline is next week

Non-daily newspaper publishers have just a few days left to complete and mail their applications for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund. All application packages must be postmarked or date stamped...

New report: The ‘way forward’ for Canada Post

This week, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates released its final report on the future of Canada Post. Entitled The Way Forward for Canada Post, the report concluded that significant...

Global coalition calls on Canadian government to take urgent action on press freedom crisis

Newspapers Canada has joined a coalition of industry organizations calling on the federal government to take action on eroding press freedom in Canada. As the letter addressed to the Prime Minister, Minister of Justice, and...

Aid to Publishers application deadline is coming soon

Newspaper publishers are reminded to complete and mail in their applications for the 2017-18 Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund before the submission deadline on Monday, December 19. The formula-based funding program...