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Finance Minister Bill Morneau

Media fund panel asks Ottawa to help small newsrooms and spend ad dollars at home
1 year ago

Media fund panel asks Ottawa to help small newsrooms and spend ad dollars at home

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A government-appointed collective of journalism associations and unions issues its final report
The Trudeau government’s tax subsidy for journalism puts the Halifax Examiner in an impossible situation
1 year ago

The Trudeau government’s tax subsidy for journalism puts the Halifax Examiner in an impossible situation

Besides everything else I do, I am first of all a business owner. I started Halifax Examiner Inc. in 2014 with all my life savings, $10,000. By the time the first post went live, I had something like $2,000 in…
Liberals’ journalism funding makes it harder to launch news startups
1 year ago

Liberals’ journalism funding makes it harder to launch news startups

We’re not looking for a handout. But we didn’t expect the government to distort the playing field so dramatically
Government funding for journalism: To what end?
1 year ago

Government funding for journalism: To what end?

The federal budget has finally answered some of the questions about the Liberal government’s plans to subsidize the news business, which were first floated late last year. But the details revealed by Finance Minister Bill Morneau raises many more…
The Journalism Fund Tracker
2 years ago

The Journalism Fund Tracker

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The latest news and commentary on the federal government’s $600-million tax package for the Canadian journalism industry
Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout
2 years ago

Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout

More questions than answers as finance minister unveils supports to Canadian news.