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What is needed is a call to action for our federal government to respond to this crisis.
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You aren't helping your reputation — and you are regularly hurting the reputation of this government.
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Outdated policies give foreign-based e-commerce companies a "pay no taxes" deal that puts Canadians at a huge disadvantage.
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The agreement will see the two companies swap a number of community and daily newspapers.
Thirty employees will lose their jobs.
"Everything is on the table."
The newspaper had earlier rejected a union call for an outside probe of the circumstances around the suicide of Raveena Aulakh.
John Cruickshank became Toronto Star publisher in January 2009.
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Torstar says the net loss amounted to $2.91 per share, including one cent from discontinued operations.
Canada’s newspapers are in financial trouble, and that’s hardly news at this point. We’ve seen Postmedia, the country’s largest newspaper chain, merge the newsrooms of the Sun newspapers with its broa...
At a time when our consumption of the news is at an all-time high, the very institutions at the heart of our news media are in crisis -- and demanding the attention of our political leaders. Postmedia combined newsrooms in Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver in a move that not only saw many talented and dedicated journalists pushed out the door, but also saw distinctive voices quieted.
“Jobs will be cut in a number of departments and I’m sorry to say that our newsroom is also affected.”
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A quarrel over the search for two ships that sank in the middle of the 19th century probably doesn't strike people as the best reason to turn your back on a six-figure salary and walk the plank. To understand why, you only need to know this: I've lost track of the times I was nearly killed because I knew I had to give a bigger voice to frightened, intimidated people who couldn't stand up to power on their own. That is the core of the story I've returned to after breaking free yesterday from a six-week reporting ban imposed by Toronto Star editors.
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