Applications Open for Special Measures for Journalism 2022 (Canada Periodical Fund)

Date: 28th October 2022

The Department of Canadian Heritage is now accepting applications for the Special Measures for Journalism component through its Canada Periodical Fund.

The Special Measures for Journalism component of the Canada Periodical Fund provides financial support to Canadian print magazines and digital periodicals, to enable them to overcome market disadvantages. The Fund ensures Canadians have access to diverse Canadian editorial content in printed magazines, printed community newspapers and digital periodicals.

This component provides funds for the 2022-23 fiscal year to publishers that have a free circulation model or low levels of paid circulation, or are published in a digital format.

The 2022-2023 Application Guidelines and application form for the Special Measures for Journalism component are now available on their website at

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, November 18, 2022.

For information on application eligibility, eligible expenses and how to apply, including the link to the application portal, visit:

The service standard from receipt of an application to a funding decision isĀ 16 weeks.

Applications submitted through the online portal will receive an automated acknowledgement of receipt email at the time of submission.

For further information, please contact:
Department of Canadian Heritage
Canada Periodical Fund
Special Measures for Journalism
25 Eddy Street, 25-8-U
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M5

1-866-811-0055 (toll free)

Agents are available to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST).



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