New Edinburgh News

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The New Edinburgh News (NEN) is a non- profit community newspaper established in 1976. It is published five times a year by the New Edinburgh Community Alliance (NECA) and is supported by its advertisers. The New Edinburgh News is distributed free of charge by volunteers to New Edinburgh residents as well as to area schools, libraries and local businesses. Views expressed in the NEN are those of contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial staff, the publisher or the advertisers.

Managing Editor: Christina Leadlay, 613-261-0442,
Advertising Manager: Joana Chelo
Contributing Writer: Jane Heintzman, 613-741-0276,
Photographer: Alexander McKenzie 613-301-0852
Production Manager: Dave Rostenne,
Bookkeeper: Nicholas Galambos
Distribution Manager: Karen Harrison
Proofreaders: Adrienne Blair, Philippa Wolff

Our Ad Rate Card is available to download as a PDF.

Classified Ad Rates: $10 for the first 25 words; $5 for each additional 25 words, payable on submission of ad. Public service ads (such as lost & found) are free. Call Christina Leadlay, 613- 261-0442 or email to arrange your classified ad.

Events Calendar: This is a free calendar listing for events taking place in New Edinburgh and neighbouring communities. The editor reserves the right to edit submissions for length and content. Events will be published in the NEN and on this website. Send you event listing details to

Publication dates: NEN publishes five times a year: October, December, February, April and June.

Deadlines: Editorial submissions and advertising are due on the 10th day of the month prior to publication:

  • Sept. 10 for October issue
  • Nov. 10 for December issue
  • Jan. 10 for February issue
  • March 10 for April issue
  • May 10 for June issue

Submission Guidelines: Articles, photos and letters to the editor may be submitted to the editor. The editor reserves the right to edit for length, content and legal considerations. Submissions selected for publication will be published in both a hardcopy and an electronic version. Letters to the editor must include the writer’s name, address and phone number to be considered for publication.

Mailing Address: 203 Stanley Ave. Ottawa, ON. K1M 1P2

Printed in Smiths Falls, Ont. by Performance Printing

NEN Advisory Committee

Prior to each edition, the Advisory Committee meets with the New Edinburgh News editor to discuss the next edition. Committee members consist of former NEN editors, members of NECA, CCC and NECTAR, as well as any other neighbours interested in the making of the community newspaper.

2019 Members:

  • Roslyn Butler
  • Carolyn Brereton
  • Jane Heintzman
  • David Horley
  • Gemma Kerr
  • Cindy Parkanyi
  • Dave Rostenne
  • Jim Watson (not the mayor)

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