Cuts at the Montreal Gazette, layoffs across Postmedia properties. Here’s what you need to know

An illustration of a man holding a box of things after being fired. He stands in front of a backdrop of a torn newspaper
Illustration by Madeline Hanitijo

This year, Postmedia (Canada’s largest newspaper chain) announced a series of cost-cutting measures that would result in widespread layoffs. Among the hardest hit was the Montreal Gazette, the country’s oldest newspaper. After some pushback, the layoffs were scaled back.

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