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Globe and Mail unit okays new contract

Unionized workers at the Globe and Mail newspaper have voted to approve a new contract. The three-year deal includes annual wage increases of one, two and two per cent over the life of the agreement. The union said major issues in dispute had involved restructuring of...

Sponsored content: Does it work?

In recent years, a debate has raged on among publishing and advertising industry insiders over “sponsored content”—more recently called “native advertising” and once known as “advertorial”—the sort of advertising that looks very much like editorial content but is, in...

Metro ceases publication in 3 cities

Three of Canada’s free daily Metro newspapers will publish their last print editions on Friday and 25 employees will be laid off in the decision to focus on larger markets. Star Media Group says Metro papers in Regina, Saskatoon and London, Ont. will cease...

Postmedia print ad revenue down 16.5%

Postmedia Network Canada Corp. reported a net loss of $20.6-million for the third quarter Thursday as it scrambles to cut costs quickly enough to match a continued decline in advertising revenue. The Toronto-based newspaper chain said revenue for the period fell 10.8...