Regional Associations

The Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) is a federation of eight independent regional associations that operate their own offices and provide a variety of services to their member newspapers. The following are the addresses and key contacts at each regional association:

CCNA Affiliated Members

Newspapers Atlantic

Mike Kierstead, Executive Director
7075 Bayers Road, Suite 216
Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3L 2C2

Telephone: 902-832-4480
Toll-free: 1-877-842-4480
Fax: 902-832-4484
Email: [email protected]

Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA)

Richard Tardif, Executive Director
189 Hymus Blvd., Suite 207
Pointe Claire, Quebec  H9R 1E9

Telephone: 514-697-6330
Fax: 514-697-6331
Email: [email protected]

Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA)

Caroline Medwell, Executive Director
890 Yonge Street, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario  L7N 3H8

Telephone: 905-639-8720
Fax: 905-639-6962
Email: [email protected]

Manitoba Community Newspapers Association (MCNA)

Vanessa Gensiorek
Manager of Member Services/Administration
943 McPhillips Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R2X 2J9

Telephone: 204-947-1691
Fax: 204-947-1919
Email: [email protected]

Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA)

Steve Nixon, Executive Director
14-401 45 Street West
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  S7L 5Z9

Telephone: 306-382-9683
Fax: 306-382-9421
Email: [email protected]

Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association (AWNA)

Dennis Merrell, Executive Director
3228 Parsons Road
Edmonton, Alberta  T6N 1M2

Telephone: 780-434-8746
Fax: 780-438-8356
Email: [email protected]

British Columbia & Yukon Community Newspapers Association (BCYCNA)

George Affleck, General Manager
9 West Broadway
Vancouver, B.C.  V5Y 1P1

Telephone: 604-669-9222
Fax: 604-684-4713
Email: [email protected]

Association de la presse francophone (APF)

Jean-Patrice Meunier, Directeur général
267 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 7E3

Telephone: 613-241-1017
Fax: 613-241-6313
Email: [email protected]

Our French-language counterpart in Quebec

(not a CCNA affiliated member)

Hebdos Québec

Gilber Paquette, Directeur général
538, Place St-Henri
Montréal, QC
H4C 2R9

Telephone: 1-514-861-2088
Fax: 1-514-861-1966
Email: [email protected]