Eight community newspapers in Alberta received federal funding to subsidize mailing costs and reduce subscription rates.

The Okotoks Western Wheel received more than $269,000, while others received between $10,000 to $40,000. The money comes from the Aid to Publishers program under the Canadian Periodical Fund. The fund provides assistance to magazines and non-daily newspapers.


Eight community newspapers in Alberta received federal funding to subsidize mailing costs and reduce subscription rates.

The Okotoks Western Wheel received more than $269,000, while others received between $10,000 to $40,000. The money comes from the Aid to Publishers program under the Canadian Periodical Fund. The fund provides assistance to magazines and non-daily newspapers.

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