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Government Operations committee  Yes. I'd like to refer to your previous question, though, about how the federal government could justify buying advertising...and obviously the significant numbers of community newspapers and other print publications, and there are a few out there.... What I would say to that, fi

October 3rd, 2017Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell

Government Operations committee  I think, further to the comment that was just made, that really if the federal government advertising policy more reflected what John mentioned, private sector advertising, certainly they're spending more vociferously in community newspapers and dailies than is the federal govern

October 3rd, 2017Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell

Government Operations committee  It has pretty much dried up completely for us, as well, over the last couple of years.

October 3rd, 2017Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell

Canadian Heritage committee  If I could give you another real life example, our association includes newspapers from the Northwest Territories, and we have—or I should say had—one member in Fort Smith. The publisher there—his name is Don Jaque—closed his print edition down last March. He's struggling to real

September 22nd, 2016Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell

Canadian Heritage committee  Further to what Duff said, there are certainly small community newspapers across the country that have closed recently. Rainy River Record in Ontario is the most recent example of that. It does strike us that when it comes down to small communities losing their newspapers, perhap

September 22nd, 2016Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell

Canadian Heritage committee  Yes, I think—

September 22nd, 2016Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell

Canadian Heritage committee  We got the translation.

September 22nd, 2016Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell

Canadian Heritage committee  I'll respond to that. I think tax credits are something that we did put in our presentation. It does make sense to us that perhaps the government could look at issuing advertising tax credits to companies that invest in Canadian media versus when you buy digital media and the ma

September 22nd, 2016Committee meeting

Dennis Merrell