by Spencer Fernando

November 19, 2018

Measures to ‘help’ the ‘news industry’ are expected in the upcoming economic statement.

The Trudeau government is expected to exert more government leverage over the establishment media, by spending more taxpayer dollars on the ‘news industry’ in the upcoming economic statement.

The statement will be released on Wednesday, and as noted by the CP “The federal government is expected to lay out fresh plans next week to support Canada’s struggling news industry. The measures, expected in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s fall economic statement Wednesday, will be designed to help journalism remain viable after years of shrinking advertising revenues.”

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