2013 Insurance Bureau of Canada Community Award in Memory of Mary Knowles Open for Nominations


Do you know a newspaper employee that is constantly contributing to their community? Nominate them today for the 2013 Insurance Bureau of Canada Community Award in Memory of Mary Knowles


This award is presented each year to recognize the volunteer contributions and involvement of dedicated newspaper staff within their community. 


Great Idea Awards Launch This Week


The 2014 Great Idea Awards coordinated by Newspapers Canada recognizes greatness in marketing and promotional projects undertaken by daily and community newspaper members.


Newspapers Canada will begin to accept entries for the program this week. An announcement with the official competition launch will be included in a member bulletin later this week.

Important Notice to all Junior Citizen Nominators


Our fax machine is currently down. If you are a nominator trying to submit a nomination for the 2013 Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year Awards, please e-mail it to k.gorven@ocna.org or send it in the mail to:


3228 South Service Rd. Suite 116

Burlington, ON L7N 3H8


We realize the November 30 deadline is quickly approaching and apologize for any inconveniences. We will be pleased to accept late submissions affected by this issue. 


Thank you. 

Junior Citizens Nomination Deadline Approaching


The deadline for the 2013 Ontario Junior Citizens Award is around the corner.  For many years, the Ontario Community Newspapers Association has recognized outstanding young individuals across the province. 


Any resident between the ages of six and 17 are eligible for this award. The deadline to nominate someone is November 30


Do you know a young star that is inspiring others, building community and making a difference? Nominate them today!


Aid to Publishers Applicant's Guide Available


The Department of Canadian Heritage has released the 2012-2015 Applicant's Guide and Application Form for the Aid to Publishers (ATP) component of the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF). Both documents can be found at www.pch.gc.ca/cpf


The ATP component of the CPF provides financial assistance to paid-circulation weekly newspapers and paid or request circulation magazines. Eligibility and funding amounts are calculated using a circulation-based formula.  


Latest Issue of NewsClips: October 2013

The latest issue of NewsClips is complete and ready for your enjoyment! In addition to association news and member updates, you can find helpful articles on human resource, advertising and business.


Click here to check it out.


Here's a sneak peek at what you can find inside:

Launch Your Web Presence One Step Beyond

Newspapers Canada Webinar Series Returns


Newspapers Canada has arranged a series of 10 educational webinars to take place during the Fall 2013/Winter 2014 season. The first webinar, Optimizing Retailer Relationships: Growing Single Copy Sales, will take place on Tuesday, October 29. 


International Newspaper Carrier Day

On Saturday, October 12, in conjuction with National Newspaper Week, newspapers will come together to honour the hard work and accomplishments of carriers who deliver newspapers to the doors of readers.


Independent Publishers' Retreat: Nov. 8-9

OCNA Independent Publishers' Retreat

 Friday Evening Nov 8. - Saturday Nov. 9
Horseshoe Resort, Barrie


Independent Publishers are invited to join OCNA for social
and networking opportunities, information sessions, food and fun during this two-day Independent Publishers' Retreat. 

Metroland Launches New Newspaper in Norfolk, ON


On October 3, Metroland Media's Brant group of publications will print the first edition of Norfolk News, a new weekly newspaper covering the Norfolk County community.


Click here to read more. 

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