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Media Outlet The Winnipeg Free Press Legal Entity FP Canadian Newspapers LP Date of first publication 17/06/2021 Date of Latest Change 08/02/2022

8. Disclosure of Revenue Sources and Data Collection

The aim of disclosure is to be able to assess potential conflicts of interests. Media Outlets are encouraged to exceed the financial disclosure requirements mandated by their national laws in order to achieve this goal. In cases where the requirements cannot be met, a justification for non-compliance should be published.

8.1. Sources of Revenue

The Media Outlet shall disclose a list of its sources of revenue, ranked from largest to smallest. These may include subscriptions, advertising, major donors and donations, subsidies, fees, sales, memberships, sponsorships, events, etc. Organisations obliged to publish or make public their financial information shall provide a reference to the source where the data is accessible. The Media Outlet may disclose its revenue and/or the categories of its sources of revenue, including the respective ratios. A Media Outlet owned by the state or the government, or financed with public money, shall disclose the nature of its source(s) of revenue: license fees, government budget, partnerships, public subscriptions, grants, commercial advertising, or other. Where a media entity deems itself precluded from disclosure of information due to safety and security concerns as outlined in the Terms and Definitions section, these shall be explained.

What are the categories of sources of revenue for the Media Outlet, ranked from largest to smallest? These may include subscriptions, advertising, major donors, donations, subsidies, fees, sales, memberships, sponsorships, events, etc.

Advertising, Circulation, Commercial, Other

Is the Media Outlet required to make financial disclosures?


Are those disclosures visible to the public?


What is the URL for those disclosures?

sedar.com or fpnewspapers.com

What is the revenue of the Media Outlet?

2019 - $63.8M CAD

What is the ratio of the categories of revenue sources (as in question no. 46)?

2019 - Advertising 56%, Circulation 38%, Commercial 5%, Other 1%.

Is there any reason for safety and security that you have given incomplete data in this section?


8.2. Data collection disclosure

Where a Media Outlet processes personal data from its audiences, on its own or by engaging with third parties, that shall be disclosed. The Media Outlet shall describe what personal data is processed, by which methods and for what purpose.

Does your Media Outlet process any personal information from online visitors on its own or with third parties?


What information is processed?

Physical address
email address
Phone number
IP address
Payment token

What is the purpose for gathering that information?

1. In order to enable login and control access
2. To communicate including sending newsletters and or communicate with customer related to their subscription
To deliver physical products related to subscription and purchases.

By what methods is the information processed?

FPLP collects personal information when we provide our services and our products to our customers and to fulfill administrative functions associated with these services, for example to permit billing, delivery of our newspapers and for marketing and other customer relationship purposes. On occasion, we contract with others to provide these services and where we engage agents or contract with others to provide those services, we require those agents to demonstrate a similar commitment to maintaining privacy and processing.
We do not collect, use or disclose personal information about our customers without the consent of our customers, except where disclosure is permitted or required by law.
Whenever possible, FPLP will limit the use of information for the purpose for which it was collected and where we have identified a new use for that information, we will advise readers and where reasonable and necessary secure consent.
FPLP will retain personal information about customers for as long as is necessary for our business purposes and to comply with any applicable laws governing the retention of records.
When FPLP no longer requires the information for our business purposes or to meet those legal requirements, we will either destroy it or render it anonymous.

More information can be found here:

PII is only collected when a individual accepts our terms and conditions and provides CASL consent.

CASL concent:

current consent language:
CASL Agreement
I agree to receive communications from Winnipeg Free Press and its parent organization, FP Newspapers Inc., that allow me to access extra content or services, participate in promotions, partake in surveys and enter contests. By accessing these features, I understand I may be contacted by email even if I have previously unsubscribed from an existing email service. I can change my communications preferences at any time by visiting my "Email Preferences" page. I may also unsubscribe from email newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the emails.