Postmedia to lay off 54 employees at B.C. newspapers


Susan Krashinsky Robertson, The Globe and Mail, Published

Postmedia Network Canada Corp. is continuing a widespread cost-cutting initiative, announcing 54 layoffs planned at newspapers in B.C.

A memo on Friday gave notice to employees at Pacific Newspaper Group, a division comprising the Vancouver Sun and Vancouver Province, that layoff notices would be issued later this month, on or around March 24, likely affecting all departments. Layoffs will be effective on or around April 8.

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