Vernonville Community Centre to be included in recreation study

Vernonville Community Centre to be included in recreation study

Great to see Alnwick/Haldimand Township council took a step back to reconsider the closure of this community centre as argued in this column a couple weeks ago. The Vernonville Community Centre. CECILIA NASMITH/Northumberland Today file photo ALNWICK/HALDIMAND – The life of the long-time Vernonville Community Centre has been extended while a parks and recreation study is undertaken. A volunteer committee is expected to be struck by Alnwick/Haldimand councillors at their upcoming council session and then it […]
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Don’t forget about journalism in rural Canada

Re: Should the government step in to save journalism?, June 6 Should the government step in to save journalism?, June 6 The debate between Torstar chair John Honderich and Postmedia columnist Andrew Coyne about whether the government should step in to “save journalism” raises many points vital to the […]
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In search of a local news solution

In search of a local news solution

For a very brief moment this spring, a few floors below the CJR offices, local journalism found itself back in the spotlight. There stood Pulitzer Prize Administrator Mike Pride, himself a product of a local newsroom ( Concord Monitor , circulation 20,000), behind a lectern in Columbia’s Pulitzer Hall […]
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Community news and the changing landscape of journalism in Canada: What we heard

Community news and the changing landscape of journalism in Canada: What we heard

Ethics are a critical concern for community newspapers in a time of digital upheaval/Petapixel Note: A version of this piece first appeared in the Spring edition of our member newsletter. Please consider subscribing to it here . From Tumbler Ridge, B.C., to Wawa, ON, newspapers all over the country […]
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