Thank you to everyone who signed the petition: The LJI has been renewed.

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A sampling of Community TV's contributions to the LJI program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, reacting on Feb. 9 to Bell Media's recently announced widespread layoffs and the cancellation of many news programs -

"We've seen over the past years, journalistic outlets, radio stations, small community newspapers bought up by corporate entities who then lay off journalists, change the offering, the quality of offering to people, and then when people don't watch as much or engage as much, the corporate entity says, oh, see, they're not profitable anymore. We're going to sell them off. This is the erosion, not just of journalism, of quality local journalism at a time where people need it more than ever given misinformation."

The sad facts for journalism in Canada -