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Building a Stronger Community through Local Newspapers

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Building a Stronger Community through Local Newspapers

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 1:30pm

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Local ethnocentric newspapers are one of the major players in developing Canadian culture as being one of the most multicultural countries in the world. They educate Canadians on the events taking place, in a language and style that specific ethnic groups can understand. These newspapers unite the people of a specific culture in Canada and allow them to read about the news in their community.

Most of the population relates not only to its identity as being Canadian, but also refer to their ancestral backgrounds from one or more generations back. In this way, the local ethnic newspapers provide a specific community of people within Canada with the link they need to better connect to their culture.

De Nederlandse COURANT is one of the oldest Dutch-Canadian Bi-weekly newspapers. With a reach to about 20,000 per issue, it brings the Dutch community together within Canada. The newspaper reports on events taking place in the Dutch-Canadian community and has exclusive access to material from ‘Libeele’ and ‘Margriet’, two important Dutch magazines. Through the newspaper, Dutch-Canadians are informed citizens within Canada on a local level while maintaining their cultural heritage. Read More Here...