In fact, there were thousands of continued net loss of jobs, despite publishers' claims of increased readership through the pandemic.
The jobs are being centralized in Toronto.
Layoffs at the Halifax Chronicle Herald occurred even though the publisher received pandemic wage subsidies and payroll rebates under a $595 million media bailout.
The taxpayers' cash was equivalent to more than half of net income for FP Newspapers Inc., publisher of the Winnipeg Free Press and Brandon Sun.
Of 45 news organizations in the gallery, all but nineteen take direct federal subsidies.
It appears to be not a case of like father, like son – as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given away hundreds of media bailout cash...
David Clement writes that Canada's big mainstream media papers are trying to rig the game to grab a second bailout.
The Canadian Revenue Agency is currently looking for someone to tell them which are the proper journalism organizations in the country.
A reader says that taxpayers should be allowed to decide what media outlets their money supports.
Through a long process of regulation, licensing, and cash handouts, Trudeau has managed to bring nearly the entire Canadian media under government supervision.