Links to Canadian Newspapers

The Big News Papers

They want exclusive letters  – so make each letter original and only submit it to one paper (word limit)

Please also see  RESULTS resource for linking to many papers across Canada


Click on the accordion below to find links to newspapers and where to send your letters to the editor:

IMPORTANT: Please note that CCL’s official talking points are only to be found in our laser talks and media packages. The talking points of our guest speakers and even fellow LTE writers are not official talking points.

Ontario Dailies Including Postmedia & Metroland - Updated March 2018

Former Sunmedia LTE pages owned by Postmedia or Metroland (Torstar). Note because all these papers are in the same chain, you can submit the same letter to multiple papers

Big Sun Papers

Calgary Sun (250)* Calgary, AB  http://www.calgarysun.com/letter-to-editor
Edmonton Sun (250)* Edmonton, AB  http://www.edmontonsun.com/letter-to-editor
Ottawa Sun (250)* Ottawa, ON  http://www.ottawasun.com/letter-to-editor
Toronto Sun (250)* Toronto, ON  http://www.torontosun.com/letter-to-editor
Winnipeg Sun (250)* Winnipeg, MB  http://www.winnipegsun.com/letter-to-editor

Community Dailies

Belleville Intelligencer (500) Belleville https://www.intelligencer.ca/letter-to-the-editor/letter-to-the-editor 
Brantford Expositor (500) Brantford https://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/letter-to-the-editor
Chatham This Week(500) Chatham, ON http://www.chathamthisweek.com/letter-to-the-editor
Chatham Daily News (500) Chatham, ON  http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/letter-to-the-editor
Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (500) Cornwall, ON  http://www.standard-freeholder.com/letter-to-the-editor
Fort McMurray Today (500) Fort McMurray, AB  http://www.fortmcmurraytoday.com/letter-to-the-editor
Ingersoll Times(500) Ingersoll ON  http://www.ingersolltimes.com/letters
Kingston Whig-Standard (500) Kingston, ON  http://www.thewhig.com/letter-to-the-editor
London Free Press (150)* London, ON  http://www.lfpress.com/letters
North Bay Nugget (500) North Bay, ON  http://www.nugget.ca/letter-to-the-editor
Northern News (500) Kirkland Lake ON  http://www.northernnews.ca/letter-to-the-editor
Owen Sound Sun Times Owen Sound, ON  http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/letter-to the editor
Pembroke Daily Observer (500) Pembroke, ON  http://www.thedailyobserver.ca/letter-to-the-editor
Sarnia Observer (500) Sarnia, ON  http://www.theobserver.ca/letter-to-the-editor
Sault Star (500) Sault Ste. Marie, ON  http://www.saultstar.com/letter-to-the-editor
Simcoe Reformer (500) Simcoe, ON  http://www.simcoereformer.ca/letter-to-the-editor
St. Thomas Times-Journal (500) St. Thomas, ON  http://www.stthomastimesjournal.com/letter-to-the-editor
Stratford Beacon Herald (500) Stratford, ON  http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/letter-to-the-editor
Sudbury Star (500) Sudbury, ON  http://www.thesudburystar.com/letter-to-the-editor
The Daily Graphic (500) Portage La Prairie, MB  http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/letter-to-the-editor
The Daily Herald-Tribune (500) Grande Prairie, AB  http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/letter-to-the editor
The Daily Miner and News (500) Kenora, ON  http://www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com/letters
The Londoner (500)  London  http://www.thelondoner.ca/letter-to-the-editor
The Recorder and Times (500) Brockville, ON  http://www.recorder.ca/letter-to-the-editor
 Tillsonburg News (500)  Tillsonburg ON  http://www.tillsonburgnews.com/letter-to-the-editor
Timmins Daily Press (500) Timmins, ON  http://www.timminspress.com/letter-to-the-editor
 Woodstock Sentinel-Review (500) Woodstock, ON  http://www.woodstocksentinelreview.com/letter-to-the-editor 

 


Links to Metroland Papers (Torstar) that were former Sunmedia Dailies

Community Dailies
Barrie Examiner (250)  Barrie ON  newsroom@simcoe.com
Bradford Times (250)  Bradford ON  newsroom@simcoe.com
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin (250)  Collingwood  ON  newsroom@simcoe.com
Innisfil Examiner (250)  Innisfil  ON  newsroom@simcoe.com
Niagara Falls Review (250)  Niagara Falls ON  Angus.Scott@niagaradailies.com
 Niagara this Week (250)  “Golden Horseshoe”
Northumberland Today (500) Coburg ON  klongwell@northumberlandnews.com
Orillia Packet and Times (250)  Orillia ON  newsroom@simcoe.com
Peterborough Examiner(250)  Peterborough ON  Kennedy.Gordon@peterboroughdaily.com
The Sherbrooke Record(??) Sherbrooke QC newsroom@sherbrookerecord.com
St Catharine’s Standard (350)  St Catharines ON  Angus.Scott@niagaradailies.com
Welland Tribune (350)  Welland ON  Angus.Scott@niagaradailies.com

 


Other Ontario Dailies:

 

Ontario
Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
LTE
Hamilton
(747,545)
Hamilton Spectator Torstar
(Metroland Media);
– John Boynton
114,000
(Sat. 117,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1846  letters@thespec.com
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo
(523,894)
Waterloo Region Record Torstar
(Metroland Media);
– John Boynton
47,000
(Sat. 45,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1878  letters@therecord.com
Ottawa
Gatineau
(1,323,783)
Ottawa Citizen Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
111,000
(Sat. 104,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1845  letters@ottawacitizen.com
Ottawa-Gatineau Le Droit Groupe Capitales Médias;
– Claude Gagnon
35,000 French
a.m. tabloid
1913
Thunder Bay
(121,621)
Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal Horizon;
(Continental Newspapers);
– David Radler
22,700
(Sat. 22,100
(Sun. 19,600)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1880  https://www.chroniclejournal.com/site/forms/online_services/letter/letter_editor/
Globe and Mail Independent
(The Woodbridge Co. Ltd.)
– David Thomson
350,000
(Sat. 410,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1844   letters@globeandmail.com
National Post Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
163,000
(Sat. 167,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1907  letters@nationalpost.com
Toronto Star Torstar;
– John Boynton
260,000
(Sat. 340,000)
(Sun. 250,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1892  lettertoed@thestar.ca
Windsor
(329,144)
Windsor Star Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
52,000
(Sat. 53,000)Web stats:
English
a.m. broadsheet
1918 letters@windsorstar.com

 

 

Plus one more of note: Northern Life (300)Sudbury ON editor@Sudbury.com

THESE TABLES WERE ADAPTED FROM A PREVIOUS TABLE AND ALL THE LTE CONTACT INFORMATION WAS RESEARCHED AND ADDED BY CCL SUDBURY.

Atlantic Canada - NEW March 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
LTE
Corner Brook
(31,917)
Corner Brook Western Star SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
3,400
(Sat. 3,500)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1900 newsroom@thewesternstar.com
St. John’s
(205,955)
St. John’s Telegram SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
19,800
(Sat. 25,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1879 letters@thetelegram.com

Nova Scotia

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
LTE
Cape Breton
(98,722)
Sydney Cape Breton Post
s
SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
14,800
(Sat. 13,800)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1901 news@cbpost.com
Halifax
(403,390)
Halifax Chronicle-Herald
SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
96,000 English
a.m. broadsheet
1875  letters@herald.ca
Metro Halifax Metro
– Leif Eliasson
43,000*
(Fri. 44,000*)
English
a.m. tabloid
2008 halifaxletters@metronews.ca
New Glasgow
(34,487)
New Glasgow Evening News
 
SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
5,800 English
p.m. tabloid
1911 news@ngnews.ca
Truro
(45,753)
Truro Daily News SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
5,000 English
p.m. tabloid
1891  news@trurodaily.com
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Prince Edward Island

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
LTE
Charlottetown
(69,325)
Charlottetown Guardian
 
SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
12,000
(Sat. 12,400)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1887    letters@theguardian.pe.ca
Summerside
(16,587)
Summerside Journal-Pioneer SaltWire Network;
– Mark Lever
4,400 English
p.m. broadsheet
1865 newsroom@journalpioneer.com

New Brunswick

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation
(“*”=free)
Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
Caraquet
(4,248)
Caraquet L’Acadie Nouvelle Independent
(Acadie Presse);
– Clarence LeBreton
18,100 French
a.m. tabloid
1984 francis.sonier@acadiemedia.com
Fredericton
(101,760)
Fredericton Daily Gleaner Irving Group
(Brunswick News);
– James K. Irving
15,900
(Sat. 16,500)
English
p.m. broadsheet
1880 editor@thebrunswicknews.com
Moncton
(144,810)
Moncton Times and Transcript Irving Group
(Brunswick News);
– James K. Irving
27,000
(Sat. 30,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1868 editor@thebrunswicknews.com
Saint John
(126,202)
New Brunswick Telegraph Journal Irving Group
(Brunswick News);
– James K. Irving
24,300
(Sat. 26,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1862 editor@thebrunswicknews.com
THIS TABLE WAS ADAPTED FROM FISHWRAP.CA AND ALL THE LTE CONTACT INFORMATION WAS RESEARCHED AND ADDED BY CCL SUDBURY.

Quebec - NEW March 2018

 

Quebec

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation
(“*”=free)
Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
Granby
(85,056)
Granby La Voix de l’Est
Groupe Capitales Médias;
– Claude Gagnon
16,200
(Sat. 15,300)
French
a.m. tabloid
1935 opinions@lavoixdelest.ca
Montreal
(4,098,927)
Montreal Le Devoir Independent
(Le Devoir);
– Bernard Descôteaux
32,000
(Sat. 52,000)Web stats:
French
a.m. broadsheet
1910 lettres@ledevoir.com
Montreal Gazette Postmedia Network;
– Paul Godfrey
102,000
(Sat. 116,000)Web stats:
English
a.m. broadsheet
1778 letters@montrealgazette.com
Le Journal de Montréal Québecor Groupe Média;
– Pierre Karl Péladeau
212,000
(Sat. 227,000)

(Sun. 210,000)
French
a.m. tabloid
1964  jdm.transmission@quebecormedia.com
Métro Montreal Metro
(Publications Métropolitaines Inc.);
– Leif Eliasson
172,000* 

 

French
a.m. tabloid
2001  opinions@journalmetro.com
Montreal La Presse Independent
(Gesca);
– Paul Desmarais Jr.
(issues are available in tablet digital editions only, not in print) 

Web stats:

French
a.m. broadsheet
1884 debats@lapresse.ca
24 Heures Montreal Québecor Groupe Média;
– Pierre Karl Péladeau
155,000* French
a.m. tabloid
2001  does not publish letters to editor but anyone is welcome to send feedback to cederick.caron@quebecormedia.com
Quebec City
(800,296)
Le Journal de Québec Québecor Groupe Média;
– Pierre Karl Péladeau
122,000
(Sat. 130,000)

(Sun. 124,000)
French
a.m. tabloid
1967  sébastien.menard@quebecormedia.com
Quebec Le Soleil Groupe Capitales Médias;
– Claude Gagnon
76,000
(Sat. 97,000)
French
a.m. tabloid
1896  opinions@lesoleil.com
Saguenay
(160,980)
Saguenay Le Quotidien Groupe Capitales Médias;
– Claude Gagnon
27,000
(Sat. 29,000)
(Sun. 32,000)
French
a.m. tabloid
1973  mst-hilaire@lequotidien.com
Sherbrooke
(212,105)
Sherbrooke Record Glacier;
(Alta Newspaper Group)
– Jon Kennedy
4,300 English
a.m. tabloid
1897  newsroom@sherbrooke.com
Sherbrooke La Tribune Groupe Capitales Médias;
– Claude Gagnon
31,000
(Sat. 33,000)
French
a.m. tabloid
1910 mailto:redaction@latribune.qc.ca
Trois-Rivières
(156,042)
Trois-Rivières Le Nouvelliste Groupe Capitales Médias;
– Claude Gagnon
43,000
(Sat. 44,000)
French
a.m. tabloid
1920  sfrappier@lenouvelliste.qc.ca 

 

This table was adapted from Fishwrap.ca and all the LTE contact information was researched and added by CCL Sudbury.

Western Canada - NEW March 2018

Manitoba

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
LTE
Brandon
(58,003)
Brandon Sun FP Canadian Newspapers;
– Ron Stern
11,800
(Sat. 13,100)
English
p.m. broadsheet
(Sun. a.m. tabloid)
1882  soundoff@brandonsun.com
Winnipeg
(778,489)
Winnipeg Free Press FP Canadian Newspapers;
– Ron Stern
109,000
(Sat. 144,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1872  https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/send_a_letter/
Winnipeg Sun Postmedia Network;
(Sun Media)
– Paul Godfrey
52,000
(Sat. 43,000)
(Sun. 45,000)
English
a.m. tabloid
1980 http://www.winnipegsun.com/letter-to-editor

Saskatchewan

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
LTE
Prince Albert
(44,160)
Prince Albert Daily Herald Independent;
– Donna Pfeil
5,200
(Sat. 5,400)
English
p.m. broadsheet
1894 https://paherald.sk.ca/letter-to-the-editor/
Regina
(236,481)
Regina Leader-Post Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
39,000
(Sat. 40,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1883  letters@leaderpost.com
Saskatoon
(295,095)
Saskatoon StarPhoenix Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
45,000 English
a.m. broadsheet
1902  letters@thestarphoenix.com

Alberta

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation
(“*”=free)
Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
LTE
Calgary
(1,392,609)
Calgary Herald Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
119,000
(Sat. 115,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1883  letters@calgaryherald.com
Metro Calgary Metro
(Free Daily News Group);
– Leif Eliasson
55,000*
(Fri. 57,000*)
English
a.m. tabloid
2007  calgaryletters@metronews.ca
Sing Tao Daily Torstar and Sing Tao 5,000 Chinese
Calgary Sun Postmedia Network;
(Sun Media)
– Paul Godfrey
40,000
(Sun. 47,000)
English
a.m. tabloid
1980  http://www.calgarysun.com/letter-to-editor
Edmonton
(1,321,426)
Edmonton Journal Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
112,000
(Sat. 113,000)
(Sun. 109,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1903  http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor.html
Metro Edmonton Metro
(Free Daily News Group);
– Leif Eliasson
55,000*
(Fri. 60,000*)
English
a.m. tabloid
2007  edmontonletters@metronews.ca
Edmonton Sun Postmedia Network;
(Sun Media)
– Paul Godfrey
34,000
(Sat. 32,000)
(Sun. 40,000)
English
a.m. tabloid
1978  http://www.edmontonsun.com/letter-to-editor
Grande Prairie
(63,166)
Grande Prairie Herald-Tribune Postmedia Network;
(Sun Media)
– Paul Godfrey
4,400 

Web stats:

English
p.m. broadsheet
1910  http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/letters
Lethbridge
(117,394)
Lethbridge Herald Glacier;
(Alta Newspaper Group)
– Jon Kennedy
17,900
(Sat. 15,300)
(Sun. 12,400)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1905  http://lethbridgeherald.com/letter-to-the-editor-submission/
Medicine Hat
(76,522)
Medicine Hat News Glacier;
(Alta Newspaper Group)
– Jon Kennedy
10,800 English
a.m. broadsheet
1885  http://medicinehatnews.com/letter-to-the-editor-submission/
Red Deer
(100,418)
Red Deer Advocate Black Press;
– Rick O’Connor
12,100 English
p.m. broadsheet
1901  https://www.reddeeradvocate.com/contact-us/
Wood Buffalo
(73,320)
Fort McMurray Today Postmedia Network;
(Sun Media)
– Paul Godfrey
2,110 English
p.m. broadsheet
1974  http://www.fortmcmurraytoday.com/letters
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British Columbia

Location
(Population)
Newspaper Chain;
– CEO
Total Circulation Language
& Format
Estab-
lished
Abbotsford-Mission
(180,518)
There are no daily newspapers in Abbotsford, one of only four metropolitan cities in Canada without one.
Burnaby See Metropolitan Vancouver for Korea Daily and Korea Times Daily.
Kelowna
(194,882)
Kelowna Daily Courier Horizon
(Okanagan Valley Group);
– David Radler
8,000
(Sat. 8,200)Web stats:
English
a.m. broadsheet
1904  letters@ok.bc.ca
Parksville
(28,922)
Vancouver Island Free Daily Black Press;
– Rick O’Connor
 * English
tabloid
2016  https://www.vancouverislandfreedaily.com/contact-us/
Penticton
(43,432)
Penticton Herald Horizon
(Okanagan Valley Group);
– David Radler
4,200
(Sat. 4,500)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1906  https://www.pentictonherald.ca/site/forms/online_services/letter/letter_editor/
Prince George
(86,622)
Prince George Citizen Glacier;
– Jon Kennedy
9,700
(Sat. 10,100)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1916
Richmond See Metropolitan Vancouver for Ming Pao Daily News.
Trail
(7,709)
Trail Daily Times Black Press;
– Rick O’Connor
2,900 English
p.m. tabloid
1895  editor@trailtimes.ca
Vancouver
(2,463,431)
Epoch Times (Western Canada ed.) Epoch Times Media 6,000* Chinese
broadsheet
2005
Burnaby Korea Daily
Vancouver ed.
Korea Daily;
– Song Pil-ho
Korean
Burnaby Korea Times Daily HanKook Daily News
(Seoul, South Korea);
Korean
broadsheet
1981
Richmond Ming Pao Daily News Ming Pao;
– Datuk Tiong Hiew King
29,000 Chinese
a.m. broadsheet
1993
Metro Vancouver Metro
(Greenfield Newspapers);
– Leif Eliasson
96,000*
(Fri. 101,000*)
English
a.m. tabloid
2005  vancouverletters@metronews.ca
Vancouver Province Postmedia Network 

– Paul Godfrey

138,000
(Sun. 149,000)
English
a.m. tabloid
1898 provletters@theprovince.com
Sing Tao Daily
Western (B.C.) ed.
Torstar and Sing Tao 31,000 Chinese
a.m. broadsheet
1983
Vancouver Sun Postmedia Network
– Paul Godfrey
158,000
(Sat. 180,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1912 sunletters@vancouversun.com
Victoria
(367,770)
Victoria Times Colonist Glacier;
– Jon Kennedy
53,000
(Sat.-Sun. 52,000)
English
a.m. broadsheet
1858  letters@timescolonist.com

 

Other Papers in BC

Cowichan Valley Citizens: https://www.cowichanvalleycitizen.com/submitletters/ 

Parksville Qualicum Beach News: https://www.pqbnews.com/submitletters/ 

Nanaimo News Bulletin: https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/submitletters/

 

 

This table was adapted from Fishwrap.ca and all the LTE contact information was researched and added by CCL Sudbury.

Maximize the Number of LTEs Published

Maximize the number of letters to the editor (LTE) gets published

  1. Set a goal for the number of LTEs your group want to get published this year and make a plan. Can you double what you got published last year? If you are new, can you get one LTE published 2, 3 or 5 LTEs published this year in your group?
  2. Subscribe to your local newspapers. If you don’t want the paper version, many papers can be purchased online at https://www.pressreader.com/
  3. Send out LTE alerts for your local group on a regular basis. Better yet, assign someone to be your LTE alert person.
  4. Consider having your best writers directly assist or event ghostwrite for newer writers until they become accustomed to the process.
  5. Have an LTE training session.
    Check out: Create a writing team on CCL Community
    Consider using this Power Point Presentation on writing LTEs to guide you.
    Bring newspapers and write an LTE together and submit it.
    Here are sample LTES.
  6. There are additional Media resources in the CCL Community including a video.

    And if you want to publish outside of your riding
  7. Track climate stories in the Pressreader and respond to multiple papers across Canada.
  8. Consider subscribing to the Globe and Mail online and The Hill Times Perhaps share a subscription in your group.
  9. If you are responding to an editorial or OpEd in the Postmedia chain papers (former SunMedia: London Free Press, Kingston Whig Standard, Sudbury Star, Niagara Falls Review etc), submit the same LTE to the Postmedia papers across Canada.
  10. However, if you are responding to a something in one paper for example, the Globe and Mail, do not send the same letter to editor for a similar story in a competing newspaper.