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Interesting Quebecor fact

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Quebecor dreams of a Journal de Montréal that has about the same number of journalists as La Voix de L’Est, to cover a city 35 times larger.

Jonathan Trudel, in this month’s Trente magazine


Staff at Journal de Montréal have been locked out for nearly two years in an acrimonious labour dispute with parent company Québecor. As Trudel points out in his piece, Québecor’s most recent offer would cut the number of journalists from 65 to 17–giving it the journalistic resources of a paper based in Granby (pop 47,637), with the void filled with wire and translated copy from the Sun chain. Oof.

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