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--November 24, 2017.

We are pleased to inform you that the 2018-2019 Applicant's Guide for the Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) is now available on our website at

If you are experiencing difficulties downloading the application form, please try right clicking your mouse on the link of the form and saving the document on your desktop. Once saved, right click on the document icon and open with Adobe. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 1-800-811-0055 if the issue is still not resolved.

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, December 8, 2017. Please note that an application postmarked or stamped after the application deadline will not be accepted.

An acknowledgement will be sent within two (2) weeks of receiving your application in our office

Canadian Heritage has set service standards for the timely delivery of its funding programs. Our goal is to issue a written notification of the funding decision within a 30 week timeline applied as of the program’s deadline.

Should you require additional information, please contact us at 1-866-811-0055 or at


Harold Boies


Periodical Publishing Policy and Programs

Canada Periodical Fund
Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada
25 Eddy Street, Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0M5

Telephone 1-866-811-0055 / Facsimile 819-994-3154



--December 1, 2017.

Young Canada Works – Now accepting applications for 2018 programs!

Thanks to the Government of Canada’s support, more than 700 museums across Canada benefitted from the YCW program in 2017, accessing more than $8.8 million in funding for summer jobs for students and internships for recent graduates. We are especially pleased that the federal government will be renewing its commitment in support of this program for 2018. This is a wonderful success story for young Canadians and the entire Canadian museum community – don’t miss out on this opportunity to tap into the talent!

*Please note the different deadlines for each program stream.

Call for Applications for YCW in Heritage Organizations (summer jobs for students) Eligible organizations must apply by Monday, January 15, 2018 (

• CMA is expecting to fund a minimum of 1,450 summer jobs in 2018. Please note that a substantial portion of CMA’s funding is reserved for small and medium-sized museums with annual operating budgets of less than $1 million;

• Summer jobs are intended for students returning to full-time studies in fall 2018 who meet the YCWHO youth participant eligibility criteria (;

• Summer jobs must be short-term (6 to 16 weeks), typically running from May to September;

• Students must work between 30 and 40 hours per week.

*Part-time employment is permitted for candidates with a disability; and

• Employer applicants can request up to $8,000 in financial support from YCW per position.

Call for Applications for YCW at Building Careers in Heritage (internships for recent graduates) Eligible organizations must apply by Thursday, February 1, 2018 (

• CMA is expecting to fund a minimum of 165 internships in 2018-2019;

• Internships are intended for post-secondary graduates who have graduated within the past 24 months and who meet the YCWBCH youth participant eligibility criteria (;

• Employer applicants can request up to:

• $10,000 per internship in Canada – minimum of 4 months in duration

• $12,000 for a Conservation Science internship in Canada - minimum of 4 months in duration

• $15,000 for an international internship - minimum of 6 months in duration

• Interns must work between 30 and 40 hours per week. *Part-time employment is permitted for candidates with a disability; and

• Internships must end no later than March 31, 2019.

For more detail on each program stream and eligibility requirements, please consult the 2018 Employer Guide (

Read the full Call for Applications for Summer Jobs:

Read the full Call for Applications for Graduate Internships:

YCW transitioned to a new website for the 2017 program cycle – please ensure that you are submitting your applications at the correct site. Submit your application online at

(613) 567-0099


December 6, 2017.


The FCC Expression Fund supports Canada's official languages and honours those communities where both languages thrive. It's $50,000 in funding for projects that contribute to the vitality of official language minority communities and help residents express the cultural and linguistic diversity of their area. Some examples include refurbishment of community centres and auditoriums, cultural workshops and festivals, and learning materials or programming for public daycares and libraries. The fund awards between $2,000 and $10,000 to each successful applicant.

Applications are open from December 1 to 31, 2017.

Click here for more information.