The new design puts a greater emphasis on content and featurs a simpler navigation and a local events calendar. 

TC Media has launched newly redesigned websites for all of its 160 local newspapers across Canada.

The new design puts a greater emphasis on content, photo and video galleries. It also features a simpler navigation menu as well as a new events calendar.

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 “Over 160 websites have been revamped to keep pace with industry trends and better meet the needs of consumers and advertisers,” said Laurent Elkaim, vice-president of digital products in a statement. “Our new websites broaden the reach of our local information offering in print and mobile, making it possible to share news from all regions across Canada on a continual, real-time basis.”

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Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.