Torstar Corporation
TSX : TS.B

August 04, 2006 16:00 ET

Torstar Purchases Nepean This Week

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 4, 2006) - Torstar Corporation (TSX:TS.B) today announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Metroland Printing, Publishing & Distributing Ltd., purchased the Nepean This Week newspaper and related publications from Osprey Media LP.

ABOUT TORSTAR CORPORATION

Torstar Corporation is a broadly based media company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange: TS.B. Its businesses include newspapers led by the Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper; CityMedia Group, publishers of daily and community newspapers in Southwestern Ontario; Metroland Printing, Publishing & Distributing, publishers of more than 90 community newspapers in Ontario; digital properties including workopolis.com, toronto.com and LiveDeal.ca; and Harlequin Enterprises, a leading global publisher of women's fiction.

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    David Holland
    Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 869-4031
    www.torstar.com