June 7, 2023

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A difficult decision to secure our future

A difficult decision to secure our future

The transformation the media world is facing and the unfair competition that web giants offer to traditional media, together with Radio-Canada, forces us once again to make a difficult but responsible decision to ensure sustainability. Quebec newspaper.

We are announcing today that all operations and equipment of our Quebec printing plant will be sold to Quebecor Media Printing in the coming weeks.

The Journal of Quebec Therefore it will be printed in the existing Mirabel The Journal of Montreal, which allows us to centralize the printing of our newspapers. Our readers and subscribers can be assured that: The Journal of Quebec It continues to be printed six days a week and distributed daily.

The decision will lead to layoffs of press operators and shippers. We sincerely thank them for all their efforts and work over the years of dedication. Log.

one Log In all colors

On the other hand, this change will also lead to new features in you Log. Of course, Quebecor Media Printing has more modern facilities, so readers Quebec newspaper Access is now available.

New appointments dealing with what’s happening in all our departments apart from Capital, Sports, Exhibitions will also appear in our pages in the coming weeks. Our team is already working on it.

With revelations from our Investigations Bureau, political news from our Parliamentary Bureau, exclusive news from journalists across our departments, as well as our opinion pages, we’ll keep you updated every day with lots of variety. In Quebec.

However, this decision will force us to review some of our activities, especially as our deadline moves forward a bit.

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As a result, we had to adapt the coverage of the evening events. As is currently the case, these events will continue to be covered by our journalists on the web and within us journaldequebec.com, as well as in the QUB application and on our social networks. Subscribers to our electronic edition also have access to breaking news.

Rest assured that our journalists will work hard to bring you the best news coverage from Quebec and Eastern Quebec.

Necessary decision

The decision to sell the operations and equipment of our printing plant on Avenue Bechard was not easy, but it was necessary to ensure its sustainability. Quebec newspaperIt will celebrate its 56th anniversary in 2023.

The decision by other press groups here and elsewhere in recent years to take an optimistic view of the future is in the same vein.

This is another move aimed at enabling them to face unfair competition from web giants that monopolize a huge share of advertising revenue in the digital world.

In Canada, the competition is even more intense because Radio-Canada, a company subsidized by the federal state, is also involved with taxpayer money.

thank you

After these changes are completed, The Journal of Quebec will continue its mission of providing diverse and quality information to its readers.

For a long time, Mr Log There to inform and entertain you in paper format, Now in full colorBut in all its platforms, whether its electronic edition, its website or its social networks.

Dear readers, Thank you for reading us.

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Sebastian Menard
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief
The Journal of Quebec