TORONTO and VANCOUVER, April 7 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail has signed a multi-year agreement with Glacier Media Inc. (TSX: GVC) to print The Globe and Mail's Manitoba and Saskatchewan edition. Glacier will begin printing The Globe starting Fall 2010 out of its print plant in Estevan, Saskatchewan.
The Glacier contract comes into place as The Globe and Mail prepares for a significant redesign of the newspaper to take advantage of advanced printing technology.
"2010 will herald a dramatic step up in The Globe's colour and printing capacity which, in turn, means significant advancement in editorial design and advertising options," said Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail. "We're working closely with our printing partners to deliver a high-impact product that readers will embrace and advertisers will love."
"Glacier is pleased to partner with The Globe and Mail and we're looking forward to printing Canada's National Newspaper," said Jon Kennedy, CEO of Glacier Media Inc. "The Globe and Mail contract is a great addition to our printing business."
The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, is a division of CTVglobemedia, a dynamic multimedia company, which also owns CTV Inc., Canada's number-one private broadcaster.
Glacier Media Inc. is an information communications company focused on the provision of primary and essential information and related services through print, electronic and online media. Glacier is pursuing this strategy through its core business segments: the local newspaper, trade information and business and professional information markets.
SOURCE Globe and Mail
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