Qualified Canadian journalism organization - Eligibility

My organization is (pick one):

  • Corporation

    Is the chairperson of the board of directors a Canadian citizen?

    • Yes

      Are 3/4 or more of your corporation's directors Canadian citizens?

      • Yes

        Does your organization engage in production of content for organizations or individuals including crown corporations, municipal corporations, or government agencies?

        • Yes
        • No

          Is your organization formed under the laws of Canada or one of its provinces or territories?

          • Yes

            Does your organization operate in Canada? (Is all content edited, designed and, except in the case of digital content, published in Canada?)

            • Yes

              Does your organization produce original news content?

              See original news content for more details.

              • Yes

                Does more than 50% of your organization's original news content focus on general interest, current events, and democratic institutions and processes?

                • Yes
                • No
              • No
            • No
          • No
      • No
    • No
  • Partnership

    Do individuals who are citizens of Canada, or persons or partnerships that are formed under the laws of Canada, hold interests in the partnership:

    • Representing at least 75% of the total value of the partnership; and
    • at least 75% of each income or loss of the partnership being included in the determination of their incomes?
    • Yes

      Does your organization engage in production of content for organizations or individuals including crown corporations, municipal corporations, or government agencies?

      • Yes
      • No

        Is your organization formed under the laws of Canada or one of its provinces or territories?

        • Yes

          Does your organization operate in Canada? (Is all content edited, designed and, except in the case of digital content, published in Canada?)

          • Yes

            Does your organization produce original news content?

            See original news content for more details.

            • Yes

              Does more than 50% of your organization's original news content focus on general interest, current events, and democratic institutions and processes?

              • Yes
              • No
            • No
          • No
        • No
    • No
  • Trust

    Is your organization's trust resident in Canada?

    • Yes

      Are the trust's beneficiaries all Canadian citizens?

      • Yes

        Does your organization engage in production of content for organizations or individuals including crown corporations, municipal corporations, or government agencies?

        • Yes
        • No

          Is your organization formed under the laws of Canada or one of its provinces or territories?

          • Yes

            Does your organization operate in Canada? (Is all content edited, designed and, except in the case of digital content, published in Canada?)

            • Yes

              Does your organization produce original news content?

              See original news content for more details.

              • Yes

                Does more than 50% of your organization's original news content focus on general interest, current events, and democratic institutions and processes?

                • Yes
                • No
              • No
            • No
          • No
      • No
    • No
  • Other

Your organization is not eligible for qualified Canadian journalism organization.

Please see our guidance page for more detailed information about eligibility criteria.

canada.ca/qualified-journalism-criteria

Your organization may be eligible for the qualified Canadian journalism organization designation.

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