Criteria for Membership

Once submitted, QCNA will contact you to determine if you are eligible for a full or affiliate membership
  •  It must be a printed medium which conforms to accepted industry ethics and standards and be primarily devoted to information of local relevance, news, features, editorials, advertising and letters to the editor.
  •  It must have at least 50 percent of its editorial content and 50 percent of its advertising published in English, as measured in any three consecutive issues.
  •  It must have at least 30 percent editorial content, as measured in any three consecutive issues.
  •  It must certify its circulation by annually filing with the QCNA: a printer’s statement, CMCA verified circulation program statement, or accepted external audit.
  •  It must be a community newspaper serving a geographical area or a Quebec community through the predominance of community content.
  •  It must publish at least ten issues per year, and not more than five times per week.
  •  It must have been in existence for one full.

Community media can be a written, audio, video, or online platform that is primarily devoted to information, news, features, editorials, advertising and letters to the editor of relevance to the community it serves.

  • For publications, they must have at least 30 percent editorial content, as measured in any three consecutive issues.
  • A community media must serve a geographical area or a Quebec community through the predominance of community content.
  • Community media must have been in existence for one full year before submitting an application for affiliate membership. 

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info@qcna.qc.ca
400 Blvd. Maloney E. Suite 205
Gatineau, QC, CA
J8P 1E6

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