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ABC Report: Newspaper circulations on the decline

Despite numbers released yesterday by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) revealing that North American newspaper paid circulations are on the decline, some Canadian titles are enjoying increases. The Globe & Mail increased 4% to 330,706 for its weekday paid run for the six-month period ending September 30. Meanwhile, The Calgary Herald's Monday to Thursday run increased by 2 percent to 116,671. In Montreal, La Presse increased 3 percentage points from 188,216 to 194,183. Le Devoir saw a gain of 3 percent, as well.

At the other end of the spectrum, Canada's largest newspaper, The Toronto Star slipped 3% from last year's numbers to its present 451,972 in weekday paid circulation. The National Post also saw a decrease of 4% in average Monday to Friday circulation to 232,508. Other drops include The Vancouver Sun which also dipped 4% for weekdays from 172,956 last year to 165,437 this year.

Despite numbers released yesterday by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) revealing that North American newspaper paid circulations are on the decline, some Canadian titles are enjoying increases. The Globe & Mail increased 4% to 330,706 for its weekday paid run for the six-month period ending September 30. Meanwhile, The Calgary Herald‘s Monday to Thursday run increased by 2 percent to 116,671. In Montreal, La Presse increased 3 percentage points from 188,216 to 194,183. Le Devoir saw a gain of 3 percent, as well.

At the other end of the spectrum, Canada’s largest newspaper, The Toronto Star slipped 3% from last year’s numbers to its present 451,972 in weekday paid circulation. The National Post also saw a decrease of 4% in average Monday to Friday circulation to 232,508. Other drops include The Vancouver Sun which also dipped 4% for weekdays from 172,956 last year to 165,437 this year.