Canadian Community Newspaper Awards Open For Entries

Community newspapers from across the country are invited to submit their best work for this year's Canadian Community Newspaper Awards. Each year the competition recognizes outstanding pieces across of variety of different categories including editorial, photography and multimedia. 

Junior Citizen Award Nomination Deadline Approaching

The 2015 Ontario Junior Citizen Award nomination deadline is Monday, November 30.

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

OCNA is proud to recognize the outstanding quality of work produced each week by our member newspapers and showcase it to readers and advertisers.Click here to view the list of finalists in alphabetical order for the 2015 Better Newspaper Awards Competition.  


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'.


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