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Torstar Corporation (TS-B.TO)

7.92 Up 0.41(5.46%) Aug 29, 4:00PM EDT
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Torstar Corporation
One Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M5E 1E6
Canada - Map
Phone: 416-869-4010
Fax: 416-869-4183

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Publishing - Newspapers
Full Time Employees:N/A

Business Summary 

Torstar Corporation is engaged in the media and book publishing businesses in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Media and Book Publishing. The Media Segment publishes in print and online approximately 115 weekly community newspapers; 3 daily newspapers, including The Hamilton Spectator, the Waterloo Region Record, and the Guelph Mercury; and various other specialty and monthly publications, magazines, telephone directories, consumer shows and flyer distribution operations, various Websites, and digital applications and products. It also publishes the English-language metro newspapers in various Canadian cities; and the Chinese-language Sing Tao daily and its related publications in Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary. In addition, this segment publishes editions; is involved in printing, outdoor advertising, and radio; and publishes weekly magazines, inserts, free weekly newspapers, Chinese-language telephone directories, and Websites. Further, it operates other digital businesses, which include eyeReturn Marketing Inc. that provides advertising services related to display advertising, video, rich media, and mobile advertising;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; and Olive Media. The Book Publishing segment publishes and distributes books in various genres and formats, including digital. It offers books under various imprints, including Harlequin MIRA, Harlequin HQN, Harlequin Kimani Press, Harlequin TEEN, and Carina Press. This segment sells books through the retail channel, in stores, and online, as well as directly to the consumer through direct mail and its Internet sites. Torstar Corporation was founded in 1892 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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Mr. David P. Holland , 56
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director, Member of Pension Committee and Ex-Officio Member of Toronto Star Advisory Committee
Mr. Lorenzo DeMarchi ,
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. John D. Cruickshank , 60
Ex-Officio Member of Toronto Star Advisory Committee, Pres of the Toronto Star, Pres of Star Media Group and Publisher of the Toronto Star
Mr. Ian Oliver ,
Pres of Metroland Media Group Ltd
Ms. Marie E. Beyette ,
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in CAD.