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"Torstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B), with a long history in daily and community newspapers, book publishing and digital businesses.

"Built on the foundation of the Toronto Star, one of North America’s great metropolitan daily newspapers, Torstar has grown into a diversified media company with a growing portfolio of operations in Canada, the United States and around the world.

"Torstar owns Harlequin, a leading global publisher of books for women that sells books through retail channels in stores and online, and directly to consumers through its direct mail businesses and its Internet sites. Harlequin publishes books in more than 110 international markets and in over 30 languages.

"The company also publishes more than 110 newspapers and operates dozens of digital businesses in Canada through its Media Segment, which is comprised of Star Media Group, including Torstar Digital, and Metroland Media Group..."[1]


Accessed April 2013: [2]



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  1. Torstar Overview, organizational web page, accessed April 1, 2013.
  2. Torstar Board, organizational web page, accessed April 1, 2013.