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A fourth-generation newspaper rides the waves of change
2 years ago

A fourth-generation newspaper rides the waves of change

Why a 109-year old, family-owned Alberta outlet remains optimistic about the future despite a shifting rural population
Delivery by the thousands beneath glacier-clad peaks
2 years ago

Delivery by the thousands beneath glacier-clad peaks

How a woman from southern Ontario and a man from the Prairies figured out local-news survival in B.C.’s Kootenays
Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?
2 years ago

Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?

When the island paper was sold to Black Press Media, Haida Gwaii residents began to re-evaluate their relationship to local news
Not gold, but close
2 years ago

Not gold, but close

The warming effects of local media in a subarctic town
Changing public perceptions of mental illness
2 years ago

Changing public perceptions of mental illness

By  •  Feature
Allison Garber was diagnosed in her early 20s, with obsessive-compulsive disorder and general anxiety disorder. Garber was a university-educated, middle-class woman working a prestigious internship in Toronto. On the inside, though, she felt broken and lost. “I was terrified, I…
Vanishing City Hall
2 years ago

Vanishing City Hall

Dale Bass started her 45-year journalism career in 1973 at the London Free Press. She remembers a bustling newsroom of 185, with two or three city hall reporters. Bass would sometimes be sent to the municipal Committee of Adjustments, which…
How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?
2 years ago

How representative are Canadian newsrooms, actually?

By  •  Work, Labour, People
Racialized journalists are trying to create change in a predominantly white industry, but say support needs to come from the top.
Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters
2 years ago

Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

How a British expat and a team of Yellowknifers are taking over the airwaves with their hyperlocal station
Treat stories about suicide with dignity and compassion
2 years ago

Treat stories about suicide with dignity and compassion

Responsible reporting about suicide can bring increase awareness and save lives, according to experts.
What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada
2 years ago

What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada

When it comes to freelance writing, how you get paid can be as important as how much you get paid.