Blog by John Miller

The wrong horses

November 22nd, 2019

The Toronto Star has never been good at saying goodby. Not only that, it has a long and disturbing tradition of choosing to do it just before Christmas.

I was reminded of that this week, when parent company Torstar announced the closing of its five free commuter newspapers across Canada, and cynically characterized the move as part of “our national expansion plan.” Seventy-three employees, m ...