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Field notes from the university mental health crisis
4 months ago

Field notes from the university mental health crisis

At two Ontario campus newspapers, identifying the gaps in mental-health support comes with a toll on the reporters themselves
What’s plaguing Toronto’s ethnic press?
4 months ago

What’s plaguing Toronto’s ethnic press?

In a city of immigrants, non-English language newspapers play a critical role in the fight against COVID-19. Can they survive the pandemic?
What’s happening to the street beat?
9 months ago

What’s happening to the street beat?

Adjusting to new COVID-19 realities around physical distancing and an increasingly cashless economy, street papers across Canada are adapting to continue publishing and keep vendors at work
There’s no journalism on a dead planet
1 year ago

There’s no journalism on a dead planet

By  •  Feature
Rosalyn Roy was driving home from the Gulf News office, where she used to work as a local reporter, when she noticed a young girl alone and holding a handwritten protest sign, perched on the wall in front of the Channel-Port aux Basques town hall.
Rewriting colonial narratives
2 years ago

Rewriting colonial narratives

The Eastern Door and Iorì:wase on the Mohawk-led media scene of Kahnawake, Que.
Death of an owner silences small northern Ontario paper
2 years ago

Death of an owner silences small northern Ontario paper

By  •  Feature, Series
Dennis Smyk was the Driftwood, the paper that was the voice of Ignace, Ont. since the ‘70s
There’s a one-woman show in Deloraine, Manitoba
2 years ago

There’s a one-woman show in Deloraine, Manitoba

By  •  Feature, Series
After 14 years of newsroom cuts, reporter Judy Wells is determined to keep her local paper alive
A Calgary radio station sets the standard for community fundraising
2 years ago

A Calgary radio station sets the standard for community fundraising

By  •  Business, Feature
As campus radio stations struggle with new financial realities, CJSW’s success offers its peers a model to replicate
How Queen’s Park Today bloomed in an era of shrinking press galleries
2 years ago

How Queen’s Park Today bloomed in an era of shrinking press galleries

Success of Ontario-based legislative newsletter prompted publisher Allison Smith to expand her reach, establishing B.C. and Alberta spinoffs in the past two years
A millennial buys the local paper
2 years ago

A millennial buys the local paper

Why a 24-year old gives up city life for a job at his local paper and then, five years later, buys it