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What do Sudbury and North Bay residents think about provincial response to COVID-19? Poll released Wednesday

What do Sudbury and North Bay residents think about provincial response to COVID-19? Poll released Wednesday

        

What do northwestern Ontario residents think about provincial response to COVID-19? Poll released Wednesday

What do northwestern Ontario residents think about provincial response to COVID-19? Poll released Wednesday

        

Published on Tue, 04/14/2020 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada announces more Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations, seeks applications for short-term projects

News Media Canada announces more Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations, seeks applications for short-term projects

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada today announced it will fund an additional 63 journalists at 53 host news organizations under the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.

This second round of journalists brings the total number of Local Journalism Initiative reporters across the country to 168.

Published on Mon, 04/06/2020 by Canadian Union of Public Employees

Windsor municipal workers reach agreement with City

Windsor municipal workers reach agreement with City

WINDSOR, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Workers represented by CUPE Local 543 have reached an agreement with the City of Windsor that will secure crucial services for residents through redeployment of employees into needed areas, and protect a greater number of people from layoffs than would have been the case without an agreement to do so.

Published on Mon, 03/23/2020 by Canadian Union of Public Employees

Whitby municipal workers to hold demonstration outside of Town Hall while maintaining social distancing

Whitby municipal workers to hold demonstration outside of Town Hall while maintaining social distancing

Media companies call on Parliament to support policies that favour trusted sources of original news

Media companies call on Parliament to support policies that favour trusted sources of original news

“The journalism being produced every day by people in your community is important. Now more than ever. We encourage you to support Canadian media in your community.”

OTTAWA --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- Today, a cross-industry group representing Canadian media companies from across the country issued a joint declaration to Parliament setting out a plan of action to support Canadian news sources.

Published on Thu, 01/09/2020 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada calls for a second round of Local Journalism Initiative applications

News Media Canada calls for a second round of Local Journalism Initiative applications

Applications are being sought from Ontario English media, Quebec French media, and Indigenous media across the country. Print and digital news media are eligible to apply for funding to News Media Canada.

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada, the voice of the print and digital news media industry in Canada, announced today a second call for applications to its Local Journalism Initiative program.

Published on Fri, 12/20/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada announces Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

News Media Canada announces Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

TORONTO, ON -- /COMMUNITYWIRE/ -- News Media Canada today announced that it will fund 105 journalists at 94 host news organizations across Canada under the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.

“We believe the Local Journalism Initiative will make a significant contribution to the industry and help strengthen civic journalism across Canada.”
- John Hinds, President and CEO

News Media Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative (LJI) program will provide funding to grant recipients to hire reporters to create new journalistic content covering civic issues and institutions of importance to Canadians.

Published on Tue, 11/05/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada calls for applications for Local Journalism Initiative

News Media Canada calls for applications for Local Journalism Initiative

Created by the Government of Canada, the Local Journalism Initiative supports the creation of original civic journalism relevant to the diverse needs of people living in underserved communities across Canada.

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada is inviting media organizations to submit applications for the Local Journalism Initiative, which aims to provide funding to Canadian media organizations to hire reporters to cover civic institutions and issues in underserved communities across Canada.

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