Newspapers Canada's Mail Help Centre Assists Publishers With Postal Concerns

Newspapers Canada has created an online Mail Help Centre to assist publishers deal with postal issues and concerns. The site features a variety of resources, including:

OCNA Is Seeking An Ad*Reach National Account Manager

The OCNA is currently seeking applicants for the National Account Manager role within its sales and marketing division, Ad*Reach. The goal of this role is to increase advertising revenues for community newspapers by developing business among national and provincial advertisers.


Aid to Publishers (ATP) Funding Open for Applications

The application deadline for the 2016-2017 Aid to Publishers (ATP) funding program is November 24, 2015. The ATP component of the Canada Periodical Fund provides financial support to eligible Canadian publishers at community newspapers and print magazines.


Newspapers Canada Seeking Judges for National Awards Programs

Newspapers Canada is seeking experienced newspaper professionals to serve as judges for two of their most prestigious awards programs: the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards and the Great Idea Awards. These annual competitions honour excellence and innovation among community and daily newspaper members and are adjudicated by a panel of industry experts. 

NewsClips October 2015

The 2015 OCNA Better Newspapers Competition is Now Open for Entries


The Ontario Community Newspapers Association is pleased to announce that we have again partnered with Newspapers Toolbox to offer you an online entry platform to make your submission process quicker and easier!


The Competition website is now open for entries. Submit your entries in PDF format by visiting the OCNA BNC Competition website at 2015 OCNA Awards


National Newspaper Week is October 4-10

The 75th National Newspaper Week (NNW), taking place next week, will focus on the power of the press. The initiative celebrates the important of community and daily newspapers in communities around the world. 


Incongruence in Ad Creativity


By John Foust
Raleigh, NC


Congruence is an important characteristic of communication. In order to get a message through, all of the ingredients have to match. Most of the time, congruence comes naturally. Just notice how strange it feels to say the word 'yes' and shake your head 'no'.


Celebrate Incredible


(photo) Annaleise Carr, 2012 and 2014 Ontario Junior Citizen, Simcoe, ON

Help us recognize the junior citizens who make our communities better! 


Nominations for the 2015 Ontario Junior Citizen Awards are open until November 30.


National Newsmedia Council Launches in Canada

Canada has a new press and newsmedia council thanks to a refreshed and renewed commitment to the newsmedia industry by publications across the country, as well as the successful amalgamation of several regional press councils, including the Ontario Press Council, the Atlantic Press Council and the British Columbia Press Council, it was announced today. A launch celebration is planned for early October.


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