No comment from Quebecor on reported 400 layoffs

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There have been reports today that Quebecor, one of Canada’s largest media companies and owner of Sun Media, has laid off 400 employees.  

Serge Sasseville, vice president, corporate and institutional affairs of Quebecor, said in an email to J-Source that he did not wish to comment at the moment.  

Below are the tweets that sparked the story, and some of the response.

 

More to come. 

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