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Newspapers Canada is the voice of Canada's newspaper industry, representing over 800 titles in every province and territory. Newspapers Canada provides a range of services to its members, advocating on their behalf and increasing the profile of the industry with advertisers, government and other stakeholders.  Learn more »

Ten new ‘Tweetable Truths’ about newspapers

This updated fact sheet showcases ten facts that highlight key research stats on newspapers, in 140 characters or less! Each “tweetable truth” features research support...

Ten new ‘Tweetable Truths’ about newspapers

This updated fact sheet showcases ten facts that highlight key research stats on newspapers, in 140 characters or less! Each “tweetable truth” features research support and is sourced from various pieces of Canadian research from...

Fact Sheet: Trust in News Media

Canadian consumers are more comfortable with levels of truth and accuracy in traditional media versus digital media, a recent study finds. According to Advertising Standards Canada and the Gandalf Group's report Consumer Perspectives on Advertising...

Fact Sheet: Newspapers work for travel in 2017

According to the Conference Board of Canada, travel to and within Canada is expected to grow in 2017 as celebrations for Canada’s 150th birthday are planned across the country. Overnight visits are expected to growth...

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,...

Members: Have your voice heard!

Last week, Bob Cox, the chairman of our board of directors, published an op-ed in the Globe and Mail that demonstrated how many small and medium-sized newspapers across Canada are being hurt by the unfair rules...

What Facebook and Google don’t get about Canada’s digital-tax proposal

Bob Cox, chair of our organization and publisher of the Winnipeg Free Press, has published an article in the Globe and Mail about the starkly uneven playing field faced by traditional Canadian news media outlets, vis-à-vis major...

Quebec bill could kill local newspapers, critics say

A bill currently working its way through Quebec's National Assembly could have significant negative impacts on local newspapers if enacted, The Montreal Gazette reports. Last week, a coalition of newspapers warned a National Assembly committee that the...

Canada’s 800-pound news media gorilla

Bob Cox, publisher of the Winnipeg Free Press, and the current chair of our organization, has published an op-ed in Policy Options in response to a recent piece penned by the heads of the English and...

Questions regarding Canada’s anti-spam legislation

Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation (CASL), which came into force on July 1, 2014, introduced new rules around the use of “commercial electronic messages”, the alteration of transmission data, and the installation of computer software on...

Mixed reviews from publishers following Canadian media industry report

Last week, the Public Policy Forum released its much anticipated report on the Canadian media industry.  The report echoed several policy amendments for which our association has long supported. In particular, changes to section 19...