Financial Post Unveils Daily Business and Financial News Podcast

    FP's 100th anniversary celebration continues with series of new features
    and enhanced

    TORONTO, March 6 /CNW/ - As the centennial celebrations continue,
Financial Post, Canada's leading business and financial news source, welcomes
its next phase with the launch of its inaugural free mobile offering, the
Financial Post Daily Podcast, providing a unique and concise summary of the
day's business and financial news at the start of the day. The podcast is the
latest in an extensive series of new and enhanced features at
    " provides all the business news and analysis people
have come to expect from the Financial Post, Canada's oldest and
most-respected business news source," said Jonathan Harris, Executive Editor
of the National Post. "These latest enhancements, including the Financial Post
Daily Podcast, bring us to the next level, providing Canadians with reliable
and in-depth financial tools and market data."
    The free Financial Post Daily Podcast offers a summary of current
business news along with a look ahead at what will be making news in the
business world, plus the opening market numbers from Europe and Asia. The
podcast is available every weekday morning by 5am on and
    Financial Post will produce the daily podcasts in concert with Daisy
Media. Cisco has signed on as the inaugural sponsor, taking advantage of this
unique opportunity to reach Canada's business and financial audience. has recently made significant enhancements to provide a
richer content experience with financial data and tools powered by Stockgroup
Information Systems Inc. Visitors can check stocks and mutual funds online and
receive live, breaking news and market analyses by leading business minds in
Canada. The site provides consumers and businesses with daily financial,
personal investing and business information with new services including:

    -   an improved Portfolio Manager that aggregates data from stocks and
        mutual funds and transforms it into valuable information for users to
        make investment decisions;
    -   email Alerts for news, volume and price changes for stocks or mutual
    -   handy Calculators for basic savings, currency, investment, and
    -   a comprehensive and customized platform for Mutual Funds, Markets,
        News, Futures, Key Numbers and Quotes and Charts.

    Other recent enhancements of Financial Post online include:

    -   FP Trading Desk online at, an online extension
        of the popular daily column which has garnered an immediate
    -   National Post's new Full Comment blog at,
        allowing readers to jump into the debate with Canada's most popular
        columnists and opinion makers;
    -   Financial Post Timeline at that provides a decade by
        decade look at the greatest business stories over the past century.

    About National Post

    The National Post is owned by CanWest MediaWorks Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp, (CanWest) (NYSE:   CWG; TSX:
CGS and CGS.A, CanWest, an international media
company, is Canada's largest media company. In addition to owning the Global
Television network, CanWest is Canada's largest publisher of daily newspapers,
and also owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional
television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and
radio networks in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia,
Malaysia, Turkey, the United States and the United Kingdom.

For further information:

For further information: Tammy Bender, CanWest MediaWorks Inc.,, (416) 442-2177

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