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Meet the Prairies’ newest newspaper magnate
2 years ago

Meet the Prairies’ newest newspaper magnate

By Jim Cunningham

Roger Holmes is busy man these days.

The personable 65-year-old publisher of the weekly Star Edge in Wainwright, Alta and owner of Star News Publishing spent the… Continue Reading Meet the Prairies’ newest newspaper magnate

Postmedia announces plan to reduce $648 million debt
2 years ago

Postmedia announces plan to reduce $648 million debt

By  •  News, Business

On July 7, the media company released its 2016 third quarter results and details of a proposed recapitalization transaction.
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Torstar CEO David Holland to retire after 30 years with company
2 years ago

Torstar CEO David Holland to retire after 30 years with company

By The Canadian Press

The roles of president and CEO of Torstar Corp. and publisher of the Toronto Star will be amalgamated into one position, the company said Wednesday as… Continue Reading Torstar CEO David Holland to retire after 30 years with company

Torstar loss soars to $53.5 million as revenue falls, expenses rise
2 years ago

Torstar loss soars to $53.5 million as revenue falls, expenses rise

Torstar recorded extra expenses related to its transition towards more digital media and revenue fell at its traditional newspaper businesses.
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Union files with labour board to represent Vice Canada workers
2 years ago

Union files with labour board to represent Vice Canada workers

“We have a very strong majority of staff in the editorial and several other departments:” CMG president.
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Journalism startups carve out niches for themselves in Canada
2 years ago

Journalism startups carve out niches for themselves in Canada

By  •  Business

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

A frequent lament among Canadian journalists is that we don’t have the same vibrant media culture as our American neighbours. There is no Canadian ProPublica,… Continue Reading Journalism startups carve out niches for themselves in Canada

Seven of Metro Toronto’s unionized editorial staff were laid off in March
2 years ago

Seven of Metro Toronto’s unionized editorial staff were laid off in March

By  •  Business

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Metro Toronto’s newsroom is now a little smaller.

Layoffs of seven unionized editorial staff members were announced on Mar. 8, Bob Hepburn, the director of… Continue Reading Seven of Metro Toronto’s unionized editorial staff were laid off in March