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Sun Media

(39 English, 3 French;
Quebecor Media has also bought a 50 per cent stake in Today Daily News)
Canoe / Canoë

La Toile du Québec

Jobboom employment

Jobboom training



Classifieds (English) / (French) / homes and real estate

QMI Sales

Sun Media E-edition

Canoe Blogs

Osprey Syndicate

Osprey Careers

Your Life Moments

Osprey Auction

Pierre Karl Péladeau
, president and CEO

Françoise Bertrand is chairperson of the Quebecor Inc. board; Serge Gouin is chairman of the Quebecor Media board
Quebecor Inc.


      London Topic

Black Press

Black Press

(17 English)
Community News Link (fee)

B.C. Job Network

B.C. Auto Central

GetAway B.C. vacation planner
David Black, president/CEO Black Press Ltd. is a company privately owned and operated by the David Black family, in which Torstar Corp. has a 19.35-per-cent interest.
Postmedia Network Canada Corp.

Postmedia Network Inc.

(13 English) (with Torstar)
Paul Godfrey, president/CEO Postmedia Network Inc. is a company privately owned and operated by a group of CanWest Global Communications Corp. creditors led by Paul Godfrey. Postmedia now is eyeing an offering on the TMX.
Glacier Media Inc.

Glacier Newspaper Group

(8 English)

(Glacier Ventures also bought a 25 per cent interest in Continental Newspapers Ltd. in November 2006 and acquired an increased interest in 2008.)
  Jonathon Kennedy, president and CEO

Sam Grippo is chairman
Glacier Media Inc. (TSX:GVC)

Alta Newspaper Group LP
(3 English)
  Privately owned by Glacier Ventures (59 per cent) and a private group of shareholders including David Radler.
Metro International
Diekirch, Luxembourg


(9 English, 1 French)

(Star Media Group and Metro International each own 50 per cent of Free Daily News Group (Metro Toronto, Metro Play, Metro Calgary and Metro Edmonton) and of Greenfield Newspapers (Metro Vancouver and Metro Ottawa). Publications Métropolitaines Inc. (Montreal Métro) is owned by Transcontinental Media (60 per cent), Metro International (25 per cent) and Gesca (15 per cent). Transcontinental, Torstar and Metro are co-owners of Metro Halifax.)


Metro Life Panel

Metro Mediakit

Per Mikael Jensen, CEO & President

Mia Brunell Livfors is chairman
Metro International S.A. class A and class B shares are traded on the Stockholm Stock Exchange O-List



Transcontinental Media

(10 English)

(Transcontinental Media is also 60-per-cent owner of Montreal Métro and co-owner of Metro Halifax.) auctions & free classifieds 411 search

Creative Book Publishing Bookstore

MochSofa / MokaSofa

Service Vie

IT Business technology news / coupons and flyers


Les Éditions Transcontinental

Québec Vert

Atlantic NewsNet

François Olivier, president and CEO

Rémi Marcoux is founder and executive chairman of the board
Transcontinental Inc.



Star Media Group

(1 English)

(Torstar also owns 19.35 per cent of Black Press Ltd. and 20 per cent of CTVglobemedia Inc., which owns the Globe and Mail. Star Media Group owns 50 per cent of Metro Toronto, Metro Calgary, Metro Edmonton, Metro Vancouver and Metro Ottawa. Torstar, Transcontinental and Metro co-own Metro Halifax. Star Media Group also owns an approximate 55-per-cent interest in Sing Tao Newspapers (Canada 1988) Ltd.)

Torstar Syndication Services:
- ESyndicate

Torstar Digital:
- eyeReturn Marketing

Workopolis (50%)

Olive Media (Jointly owned)
David P. Holland, president and CEO

John A. Honderich is chairman
Torstar Corp. (TSX:TS.B)

Metroland Media Group

(3 English)

(Metroland Media is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Torstar.) (50%)

- Shop TV Canada
- TMGTV Productions

...and many more

Sing Tao Newspaper Group

(3 Chinese)

(Star Media Group owns an approximate 55-per-cent interest in Sing Tao Newspapers (Canada 1988) Ltd.; Sing Tao's parent company in Hong Kong is Sing Tao News Corp. Ltd.)
Carol Peddie, CEO, Toronto

In Hong Kong, Lo Wing Hung is CEO and Charles Ho Tsu-Kwok is chairman
Sing Tao News Corp. Ltd. is a publicly listed company in Hong Kong


(7 French)

(Gesca also owns 15 per cent of Montreal Métro.)

Petites annonces


Olive Media (Jointly owned)

Workopolis (50%)
Paul Desmarais Jr., chairman and co-CEO

André Desmarais is president and co-CEO
Power Corp. of Canada (TSX:POW)
Marion, Ill.

Continental Newspapers Ltd. (formerly Horizon Operations (Canada) Ltd.)
(4 English)
  David Radler is CEO Privately owned by David Radler and possibly Mark Kipnis and others. Conrad Black sold his shares in 2006. Glacier Ventures bought a 25 per cent interest in Continental Newspapers Ltd. in November 2006 and acquired an increased interest in 2008.
J. D. Irving
Saint John, N.B.

Brunswick News

(3 English)

James K. Irving, chairman and CEO Privately owned by the Irving family.
FP Canadian Newspapers

FP Canadian Newspapers
(2 English)
  Ron Stern, chairman

Rudy Redekop is president
FP Newspapers Income Fund (TSX:FP.UN)
Epoch Times Media
New York

Epoch Times
(2 Chinese)
  Cindy Gu is Eastern Canada president The Epoch Times is a privately held news media company.
Media Chinese International Ltd.
Hong Kong

Ming Pao

(2 Chinese)
  Tan Sri Datuk Tiong Hiew King, chairman Media Chinese International Ltd. is a publicly listed company in Hong Kong
United Daily News Group
Taipei, Taiwan

World Journal

(2 Chinese)
Korea Times Co. Ltd.
Seoul, South Korea

HanKook Daily News

(2 Korean)
  Park Moo-jong, president and CEO  
JoongAng Ilbo Media Network
Seoul, South Korea

Korea Daily

(2 Korean)
  Song Pil-ho, president and CEO