Application forms are now available online for the 2017-2018 Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) Aid to Publishers funding program. The CPF component provides financial assistance to Canadian print magazines, weekly newspapers and digital periodicals. Publishers are able to use funding to support the creation of content, production, distribution, online activities or business development.
The deadline to submit your application is Monday, December 19, 2016.
Extraordinary young leaders - they're all around us - in schools, at church and on sports teams. The truth is, there are young people everywhere who are working hard to make their community a better place by volunteering for various organizations, making donations, saving lives and maintaining top grade averages. It's time to recognize their dedication and nominate them for a 2016 Ontario Junior Citizen Award.
Any Ontario resident aged six to 17 is eligible for the award and can be nominated in one of five areas:
By John Foust
The cliché 'gild the lily' is a misquotation of a line from Shakespeare: "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily...is wasteful and ridiculous excess." Correctly quoted or not, this common phrase refers to the unnecessary practice of embellishing something which doesn't need embellishing.
The Ontario Community Newspapers Association is excited about the Fifth Annual Independent Publishers' Retreat!
This year, join the association at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre in Innisfil on beautiful Kempenfelt Bay, Lake Simcoe on Friday November 4th and Saturday November 5th.
It is a great opportunity to network with peers, share success stories and participate in sessions that impact the industry.
The Ontario Community Newspapers Association is pleased to announce that we have again partnered with Newspaper Toolbox to offer an online entry platform and make the submission process quicker and easier.
The Better Newspaper Awards Competition website is now open for entries and OCNA members can submit entries in PDF format by visiting 2016 OCNA Awards.
Each year, during the first full week in October, newspapers across North America celebrate National Newspaper Week (NNW) to celebrate and emphasize the impact of newspapers to communities large and small. This year marks the 76th anniversary of the initative and will take place between October 2-8. In addition, Carrier Appreciation Day will be celebrated on Saturday, October 8 to recognize the hard workof newspaper carriers who make a vital contribution to the industry.