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July 17, 2014 10:48am

Journalists have just two weeks left to nominate an individual, group or organization for the 2014 Grace- Pépin Access to Information Award. The award is presented annually to honour those who make an exceptional contribution to the promotion and support of the principles of transparency, accountability, and the public’s right to access information held by public institutions. The nomination deadline for the 2014 award has been extended to Thursday, July 31.

July 17, 2014 10:41am

Star Media Group announced last week that Metro newspapers in Regina, Saskatoon and London will shift to web-only versions. Metro’s senior executive team made the decision to cease print editions of the daily commuter paper in the three cities in order to focus on larger markets. The senior-executive team at Metro is also restructuring in an effort to “draw Metro, in operational terms, closer to the Star Media Group,” said SMG president John Cruickshank.

July 17, 2014 10:38am

Canadian newspapers are invited to submit entries for the 19th annual EPPY Awards. Hosted by Editor & Publisher, the EPPY Awards celebrate the best media-affiliated websites from around the world. The contest includes over 30 diverse digital categories for news websites, video, blogs, infographics and much more. Submit your entries before Friday, August 29 for your chance to participate in this year’s competition.

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July 17, 2014 09:22am

Newspapers hold considerable sway at every stage of the purchasing continuum: absorbing, planning and just prior to obtaining. Newspapers are the most significant medium for influencing purchasers among key targets such as Boomers, Young Adults, Moms, Influencers & High Income Households.

July 17, 2014 09:19am

Let your readers know that they can now choose their favourite stories in the Canada at War & Canadian Arts/Culture/Entertainment categories for the Front Pages Competition. This is your chance to reach out to members of your community and encourage them to participate in a historic nation-wide competition. Public voting is open now until Friday, August 22 at www.frontpages.ca. Two unique categories will be featured every two weeks so tell your readers to visit the site frequently to ensure they cast their vote in each category.

July 16, 2014 03:40pm

Gordon Brewerton is taking over as the publisher at The Telegram in St. Johns. He will also serve as the new director of operations for 12 additional TC Media publications across Newfoundland and Labrador. Brewerton has worked in various different industry roles across the country and has experience as a reporter, publisher and as a senior-level executive with TC Media, Sun Media and Torstar/Metroland.

July 14, 2014 11:56am

Newspaper Canada is pleased to announce that the exclusive UPS Members Benefit Program is now available to members of the Canadian Community Newspapers Association and the Canadian Newspaper Association. UPS offers a broad range of services for the transportation of packages and freight. It is free to sign up and there are no minimum shipping requirements.

July 10, 2014 10:19am

Shawn Cornell is the new group publisher for seven Sun Media newspapers in southern Alberta. Cornell is currently the publisher and advertising director of the Strathmore Standard, Cochrane Times, Bow Valley Crag and Canyon and the Hanna Herald and will now oversee operations at High River Times, Nanton News, Vulcan Advocate and Pincher Creek Echo. Cornell has worked in the newspaper industry for 20 years and was previously a national advertising supervisor and new business development manager at the Calgary Sun.

July 10, 2014 10:18am

Fred Hatfield is retiring after almost 50 years at the Yarmouth County Vanguard in Nova Scotia. Hatfield first joined the community paper at its founding in 1966. He received a lifetime achievement award from Newspapers Canada in 2012 in recognition of his lengthy career in the industry.

July 10, 2014 10:17am

The 19th Annual Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards offer a great opportunity to showcase your work and gain visibility in the media industry