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New York Times setting up Canadian, Australian outposts

The U.S. publisher is looking at small, English-speaking markets as it seeks to expand its brand overseas.

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Toronto Star boosts circulation: CCAB

Bolstered by jumps in sponsored/free copies, the Torstar title was one of the sole paid dailies to see gains for the three months between April and June.

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The Kit Compact goes national

Inspired by the success of the pop-up concept in Toronto, the publisher is expanding the business to reach fashion-forward women in other Canadian markets.

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Ding! Dong! Wedding bells are ringing at St. Joseph Media

The Weddingbells publisher is expanding outside its core biz to host a curated bridal show at the start of the new year.

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Toronto Star lays off 52 staff

Most of the layoffs affect the company’s Star Touch team.

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Joe Fresh buys FASHION cover

The St. Joseph Media print pub has launched a multi-pronged branded-integration play in partnership with the Canadian retailer.

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St. Joseph Media hires new ad sales GM

Kelly Whitelock is joining the media co, marking the third Quebecor staffer to move over in recent weeks.

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New national sales director at La Presse

Sebastien Cassagnes has been promoted to the role.

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The Globe and Mail tops Vividata rankings for Q1

How Canadians are consuming content across markets for both newspapers and magazines, according to the measurement body.

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A fashion show for FASHION?

New VP and group publisher Jacqueline Loch said it’s a possibility, as a new EIC as well as a digital director for women’s titles at St. Joseph Media, join the company.

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Soft national ad market pushes up losses at TorStar

The publisher’s Q2 report shows a net operating loss of $24.3 million, with print ad revenue declining by 16.9%.

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Where borrowing (tools) knows no limits

The Toronto Tool Library’s first major campaign aims to build membership and knowledge of its resource-sharing ideology.

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St. Joseph Media restructures women’s group

Company president Douglas Knight on why Jacqueline Loch (pictured) is taking over as VP and group publisher for the women’s titles, including FASHION.

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Postmedia buys more time with financial rejig

The publishing co is proposing a debt-for-ownership swap to inject much needed engine oil into its starving machine.

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TorStar’s David Holland announces retirement

The publishing company is taking the opportunity to cut costs at the highest level following the back-to-back departure of two of his top-level execs.