Advocate Media acquires LighthouseNOW

In Nova Scotia, Advocate Media Inc. and Advocate Printing and Publishing have announced the acquisition of LighthouseNOW (Lighthouse Publishing). Sean Murray, president and CEO of Advocate, says his company has been in negotiations with Lighthouse for several months and is pleased to have completed the purchase this summer.

Operating out of offices in Bridgewater, Lighthouse has been held by the Hennigar family for 47 years and is one of the most celebrated community newspapers in Canada. Lynn Hennigar will remain as publisher at the newspaper and Fred Fiander, director of media operations for Advocate, will manage the amalgamation of the operations between the two organizations.

Source: LighthouseNOW