Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Ottawa to provide aid to support Canadian journalism

The federal government is giving a tax break to digital news subscribers, a refundable tax credit to news outlets and will allow non-profit media organizations to give charitable receipts to donors, all to help journalism in Canada, the Toronto Star reports.
The measures — which critics said would erode journalistic independence — were outlined in Wednesday’s economic update and will cost a total of $595 million over five years.
Full Toronto Star story

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