Radio & Television

CACTUS accepting new applications for Local Journalism Initiative funding

OTTAWA — The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) and the Fédération des télévisions communautaires autonomes du Québec (the Fédération) announced today they are now accepting applications for a new round of funding from the federal government’s Local Journalism Initiative (LJI). The announcement follows the Government of Canada’s renewal of CACTUS’s funding to support local journalists and communities under the LJI. CACTUS’s LJI contract with the Department of Canadian Heritage was extended until March 31, 2024, and includes an additional funding allocation for 2021-22 and 2022-23 to focus on underrepresented voices, says a press release. As a result...

Our industry and COVID-19

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