BCYCNA board member Linda Klitch has passed away

Linda Klitch (Hooton), publisher of the Peace Arch News in White Rock, has passed away at age 60. Prior to joining the Peace Arch...

Glacier appoints Wanda Yu as VP, national sales for newspaper divisions

Wanda Yu will become the vice-president of national sales for Glacier Media’s newspaper divisions. Yu steps into her new role after five years as...

John Semley appointed city editor for A.V. Club Toronto

Toronto writer John Semley has been appointed city editor for the A.V. Club Toronto, a free paper to be published in partnership with the...

Globe columnist leaves paper for Sportsnet

Sports columnist Stephen Brunt is leaving The Globe and Mail to take a full-time position with Rogers Sportsnet. Brunt began at the Globe as...

Jean Durocher stepping down as VP, marketing and sales for La...

Jean Durocher, vice-president of marketing and sales at La Presse and president of Gesca Media Sales, will leave his position at the end of...

Dianne Rinehart takes over books coverage for Toronto Star

The Toronto Star has appointed Dianne Rinehart as a team editor in charge of books coverage. Rinehart, who has worked at the Star for...

Kirk Allen leaves Postmedia

Kirk Allen, executive vice-president of advertising sales for Postmedia, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Allen had previously served as senior vice-president,...

Lucas Timmons named 2011 MJ Bear Fellow by ONA

Lucas Timmons, a data journalist and web producer for The Edmonton Journal, was one of three journalists and the only Canadian selected to receive...

Former BCYCNA president dies

Frank Richards, owner and retired publisher of the Gulf Islands Driftwood (Salt Spring Island, BC) has passed away at age 93. Richards purchased the...

Brian Vallee dies at age 70

Brian Vallee, an award-winning journalist and anti-domestic violence activist, has passed away at age 70. Vallee worked at a number of Canadian newspapers including...