Three staff at the Brantford Expositor have been laid off as part of the 200 company-wide job cuts at Sun Media. 

Three staff at the Brantford Expositor have been laid off as part of the 200 company-wide job cuts at Sun Media.

Hugo Rodrigues, who covers the city hall beat for the Expositor, and Jim Alexander, a sales representative, and Carol McFarlane,a customer service rep, have been laid off. Rodrigues, who is also the president of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and McFarlane are on a 30-day notice period as per their collective agreement with Sun Media.

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Alexander was not a member of the bargaining unit so his departure was effective immediately. 


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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.