The Paisley & District Chamber of Commerce produces a local newspaper The Paisley Advocate on a monthly basis. It is distributed to over 1800 homes and businesses in and around Paisley. With an additional 200 copies distributed to local venues such as restaurants and shops. The Advocate is delivered on the first Thursday of each month for free. We have over 300 paid subscriptions as well.

The Paisley Advocate consists of local stories written by volunteers about the history of our community, current events and the goings on of our community members. The 16 page, black and white paper is a volunteer run paper. Advertising sales pay for the printing, advertising design, sales and distribution.

If you would like to advertise your business or event in our paper please contact

Please send all text in digital format (in an e-mail is fine). Images should be at least 300 dpi at the intended size that it will be used in. For example if your ad is 3″ x 5″ and you want the photo to fill the background the image must be 3″ x 5″ or larger at 300DPI.

2016 Publishing Dates and Deadlines

ISSUEDEADLINEPUBLISHING DATE
FEBRUARYJan 23Feb 4
MARCHFeb 20Mar 3
APRILMar 26Apr 7
MAYApr 23May 5
JUNEMay 21Jun 2
JULYJun 25Jul 7
AUGUSTJul 23Aug 4
SEPTEMBERAug 20Sept 1
OCTOBERSept 24Oct 6
NOVEMBEROct 22Nov 3
DECEMBERNov 19Dec 1

The Deadline is the date all ad copy, articles, announcements, ads, etc. to be submitted by.
The publishing date is when the paper is in mailboxes and businesses in Paisley.

Discounts are given to Non-Profit groups and Events. Please let us know before that you might qualify for this.

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2016 Ad Rates and Sizes

WIDTHHEIGHTSIZESHAPEPRICE
2.4”1.8”1/32HORIZONTAL$35
2.4”3.8”1/16VERTICAL$46
1.8”1/16HORIZONTAL$46
3.8”1/8HORIZONTAL$58
10.25”1.8”1/8SM BANNER$58
5.8”3/16VERTICAL$69
7.9”1/4VERTICAL$86
10.25”3.8”1/4LG BANNER$86
6.8”6.8”0.3SM SQUARE$90
8.2”8.2”0.4LG SQUARE$100
10.25”7.9”1/2HORIZONTAL$115
16”1/2VERTICAL$115
10.25”16”1FULL PAGE$195
obituary, community calendarFREE
classified, announcement etc <30 words$10
classified, announcement, etc >30 words or w/ pic$16
  • Please send payments to Paisley Advocate, Box 316, Paisley ON, N0G 2N0