Here are the top 10 daily and weekly newspapers in Ontario
Ontario is a province in east-central Canada that borders the U.S and the Great Lakes. It’s home to Canada’s capital, Ottawa is known for Parliament Hill’s Victorian architecture and the National Gallery which features Canadian and indigenous art. It is also the home of the world-famous Niagara Falls and CN Tower.
This English-language daily newspaper was established as The Bytown Packet by William Harris in 1845 and was renamed the Citizen in 1851. The newspaper’s original motto was “Fair play and Day-light”, which has recently returned to the editorial page. It published its last Sunday edition on July 15, 2012. The newspaper’s logo is to depict the top of the Peace Tower of the Parliament Building sin Ottawa. The Ottawa Citizen was rebranded in 2014, with a logo showing the paper’s name over an outline of the Peace Tower on a green background.
This daily newspaper began as the weekly Windsor Record in 1888, then changing its name to the Border Cities Star in 1918 when it was purchased by W.F. Herman. Herman and Hugh Graybiel bought the Windsor Record from John A. McKay on August 6, 1918. Originally, the Border Cities Star was intended to be a rival daily newspaper to the Windsor Record. However, Herman’s application to Canadian Press Limited for full wire service was denied because of opposition by McKay. In February 2019, the paper announced that it will no longer publish a Monday edition effective March 4, 2019.
This paper was founded as the British Whig by Edward John Barker in 1834 on Kingston’s Bagot Street. It is published five days a week, from Tuesday to Saturday. It also has a Saturday edition that features a life and entertainment section, which includes a travel section, restaurant reviews and a section for kids. The Kingston Whig-Standard publishes a mix of community, national and international news.
The London Free Press started as the Canadian Free Press, founded by William Sutherland. The paper began printing weekly on January 2, 1849. It was renamed to The London Free Press and Daily Western Advertiser in 1852 after it was bought by Josiah Blackburn and it became a daily newspaper. The newspaper’s subscription rate ranges from $3.00 to $5.00 per week.
The Sun is an English-language tabloid newspaper which is published daily. And was first published on November 1, 1971, following the demise of the Toronto Telegram. At the end of 2007 the newspaper had a Monday to Sunday circulation of about 180,000 and Sunday circulation of approximately 310,000. The Sun began its annual George Gross/Toronto Sun Sportsperson of the Year award in 2004.
The Sachem is an award winning and one of the oldest weekly newspapers in Canada. It has served Caledonia and surrounding Haldimand County since 1856. This newspaper is the largest distributor of pre-printed advertising flyers in the county. The Sachem was formerly known as the Grand River Sachem and was founded by Thomas Messenger.
The Ottawa Sun is a daily newspaper which began its publication in 1983 as the Ottawa Sunday Herald. A Sunday edition of the newly named Ottawa Sun began its production on September 4, 1988 and a daily publication started on November 7, 1988. The paper’s subscription rates vary from $10.00 to $130.00 depending on the delivery frequency.
Locally nicknamed the Intel, is the daily newspaper of Belleville, Ontario, Canada. The Belleville Intelligencer was founded by George Benjamin in 1834. This paper originally consisted of only four small pages and was originally only a weekly publication. It is regarded mainly as a local paper, focusing on local issues over issues of more national or international scope.
This paper is a Canadian daily regional newspaper published in Sudbury, Ontario Canada. The Sudbury Star is the largest daily newspaper in Northeastern Ontario by circulation. This newspaper was first known as the Northern Daily Star in January 1909, in competition with the city’s established daily Sudbury Journal. The paper’s eEdition costs $3.99 per month while home newspaper delivery costs $22.00/4 weeks.
The Record traces its history back to the founding of the Daily News which was first published on February 9, 1878 by Peter Moyer. The paper was then renamed by the new owner, W.J. Motz and William Duam Euler, to The Kitchener Daily Record in October 1919. Later on January 1, 1948, John Motz changed the name of the newspaper to The Kitchener-Waterloo Record which remained until the change to The Record in 1994. The Record switched from being an afternoon newspaper to morning and on March 11, 2008 the name was changed to the Waterloo Region Record.