The 2018-2019 Applicant's Guide for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) is now available online. The deadline for applications is Friday, December 8, 2017.

Has your son raised funds for hurricane relief? Has your daughter helped build awareness for child poverty? Has your young neighbour offered to shovel the driveway for an elderly couple? If yes, you must nominate them for an Ontario Junior Citizen Award!

The OCNA is pleased to recognize the passion and outstanding work produced by community newspaper members each week, through the Better Newspapers Competition. Note: the entry deadline is October 31, 2017.

Celebrate the men and women who work tirelessly to bring news to their communities across North America from October 1 - 7 during National Newspaper Week!

OCNA members who report a meeting with their MPP before September 30th will be entered to win one of ten $50 gift cards! Double your chance to win by taking a photo with your local MPP and send it to us to be entered in the draw twice!

Columns is a platform developed to provide syndicated content to rural community newspapers. Two columnists, Doug Griffiths and Preston Pouteux, write weekly articles that are relevant to ALL rural communities. 

On Friday, April 7 during the BNC Awards Gala, Rick Shaver, General Manager, TC Media Cornwall Market was recognized with the coveted Mary Knowles Award for his generous community contributions and dedication to the community newspaper industry.

News Media Canada has launched an industry ad campaign titled 'What Happens When You Don't Advertise?' Members are encouraged to run the ads in print or online and promote the importance of quality advertising in newspapers.

Join the OCNA and News Media Canada for Queen's Park Day on Wednesday, October 4 to meet with politicians of all stripes and discuss issues currently affecting the industry.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the BNC Awards! First, second and third place recipients were announced on April 7 at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel.

Congratulations to all the finalists in each category of the BNC Awards! First, second and third place winners will be announced during the BNC Awards Gala on Friday, April 7 at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel.

The 2016 Ontario Junior Citizens Finalists have been selected, and will be recognized by OCNA member newspapers for their outstanding achievements.

Happy Holidays from the OCNA s Board of Directors and staff. Please note: our office will be closed until January 2, 2017.