Torstar announced April 16 it was closing three Toronto community newspapers: Beach-East York Neighbourhood Voice; Bloor West-Parkdale Neighbourhood Voice; and York-City Centre Neighbourhood Voice. A spokesperson says that no layoffs are associated with the closures due to the centralization of operations.

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