In February 2009, the Federal government announced the creation of the Canada Periodical Fund. The Fund replaces its existing programs (Canada Magazine Fund and Publications Assistance Program) with the objective to achieve publishing success and deliver Canadian editorial content to readers.
Information on the Aid to Publishers component.
Information on the Collective Initiatives component.
Information on the Business Innovation component.
Information on the Foregin Publishers Advertising Services Act and Section 19 of the Income Tax Act.
Magazines Canada has been extensively involved in DCH's strategic review, and members of the association from all over Canada have participated in many levels of dialogue with DCH. Here is a PowerPoint presentation in PDF format created by DCH that outlines the Canada Periodical Fund. Read Magazines Canada's Submission to Canadian Heritage Magazine Policy Review.