Péladeau was for taxpayer subsidies before he was against them (II)

From a Canadian Heritage press release issued yesterday:

“The grant from Canadian Heritage is critical to the viability of small newspapers like ours,” said Dave Sykes, Group Publisher, Sun Media. “It ensures that people in rural areas have access to local news.”

The Government of Canada has provided funding of:

  • $57,291 to The Goderich Signal-Star
  • $40,701 to The Exeter Times Advocate
  • $40,673 to The Shoreline Beacon
  • $32,246 to The Kincardine News
  • $30,603 to The Kincardine Independent
  • $28,518 to The Clinton News Record
  • $23,329 to The Citizen
  • $23,190 to The Huron Expositor
  • $22,525 to The Walkerton Herald-Times
  • $21,381 to The Wingham Advance Times
  • $21,325 to The Lucknow Sentinel