Torstar and Postmedia announced a deal to swap 41 total newspapers today.

On Nov. 27, 2017, 290 staff at 37 papers found out they were losing their jobs in one fell swoop.

Postmedia and Torstar announced a deal to swap a total of 41 newspapers. Torstar immediately closed 13 papers, and Postmedia will close 24 by mid-January. You can get all the details here.

Among those losing their jobs are community reporters and editors who kept communities informed. Here are some of the people who have been laid off.

We will continue to update this post as more information becomes available. 

H.G. Watson was J-Source's managing editor from 2015 to 2018. She is a journalist based in Toronto. You can learn more about her at