Transcontinental buys 11 Quebec weeklies

Transcontinental has purchased 11 Quebec weekly publications from Groupe Le Canada Francais. The community papers serve markets southeast of Montreal in the St-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Granby areas and have a combined weekly circulation of more than 155,000 copies.

"This acquisition fits with our plans for developing our network in Monteregie and enhancing our integrated offering to regional and national advertisers," said Transcontinental Media president Natalie Lariviere.

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