Torstar Corporation
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Torstar Corporation

April 26, 2012 08:57 ET

Torstar Announces Joint Distribution Partnership Between the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 26, 2012) - Torstar (TSX:TS.B) today announced that the Toronto Star has formed a partnership with The Globe and Mail to distribute newspapers and other print publications in Ontario.

This partnership will deliver both the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail to homes, businesses and retail outlets in Ontario. Additional information regarding the partnership can be found in a press release jointly issued today by the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail.

"We are very pleased that our leadership at the Toronto Star along with The Globe and Mail were able to come together to improve the efficiency of our distribution operations," said David Holland, President and Chief Executive Officer of Torstar Corporation.

ABOUT TORSTAR CORPORATION

Torstar Corporation is a broadly based media and book publishing company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B). Its businesses include the Star Media Group led by the Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper, and digital properties including thestar.com, toronto.com, Workopolis, Olive Media, and eyeReturn Marketing; Metroland Media Group, publishers of community and daily newspapers in Ontario; and Harlequin, a leading global publisher of books for women.

Torstar's news releases are available on the Internet at www.torstar.com.

Contact Information

  • Torstar Corporation
    Lorenzo DeMarchi
    Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 869-4776

    Toronto Star
    Bob Hepburn
    Director, Community Relations and Communications
    (416) 869-4947
    bhepburn@thestar.ca