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November 26, 2010 11:32 ET

SUN NEWS Receives CRTC's Approval for a Broadcasting Licence

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2010) - Quebecor Media President and CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau today welcomed the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's ("CRTC") approval of a Category 2 digital specialty TV channel licence for the upcoming hard news and straight talk SUN NEWS.

"Today marks the dawn of a new era for Canadian news media," said Mr. Péladeau in responding to the CRTC announcement. "SUN NEWS will be a welcome addition to Sun Media Corporation's English language newspapers and news websites. It will aim to challenge conventional wisdom and offer Canadians a new choice and a new voice on TV."

Television remains a vital source of news and information for Canadians. And all-news specialty services play a vital role in keeping Canadians well informed on a minute-by-minute, hour-by-hour basis and ensuring that news coverage is both broad and deep. SUN NEWS proposes to go beyond the obvious day-by-day headlines and to cover the full range of stories that impact our society, our democracy and our economy.

The hard news/straight talk formula is a proven recipe for success. The French-language all-news specialty service LCN saw its ratings more than double when it moved toward that formula just over three years ago. Today LCN is a commercial success and has re-energized news coverage for French-speaking viewers.

Quebecor Media Inc. is a subsidiary of Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B), a communications company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. Quebecor Media owns operating companies in numerous media-related businesses: Videotron Ltd., an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access services, cable telephony and wireless telephone service; Sun Media Corporation, the largest publisher of newspapers in Canada; Canoe.ca., operator of a network of English and French language Internet properties in Canada; Quebecor Media Network, provider of flyer printing and distribution services; TVA Group Inc., operator of the largest French language over the air television network in Québec, a number of specialty channels, and the English language over the air station Sun TV; Nurun Inc., a major interactive technologies and communications agency with offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia; magazine publisher TVA Publishing Inc.; book publishers and distributors Sogides Group Inc. and CEC Publishing Inc.; Archambault Group Inc. and TVA Films, companies engaged in the production, distribution and retailing of cultural products; Le SuperClub Vidéotron ltée, a DVD and console game rental and retail chain; and Quebecor MediaPages, publisher of print and online directories.

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