Transcontinental acquires Quebec weekly

Transcontinental has purchased Journal Nouvelles Hebdo, a community newspaper based Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec. Delivered to nearly 14,000 households weekly, Journal Nouvelles Hebdo will become Transcontinental’s fourth publication in the region.

The paper’s founder Michel Aubé, who will remain as publisher, said in a statement, "It’s a new stage in the life of (the paper), a key step that opens up new directions for our readers and advertisers.”

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