April 20, 2014 6:46 PM ET


Company Overview of The Globe and Mail Inc.

Company Overview

The Globe and Mail Inc. owns a Canadian English-language national daily newspaper. It publishes and sells newspaper editions in Halifax, Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver, Canada. The company also operates Websites that include content of the print newspaper, and financial and investment-related news, as well as its content and journalists. In addition, it offers Globe Lifestream, a Facebook application that provides readers with a personalized stream of lifestyle articles, news items, columns, and contests. The company was formerly known as The Globe and changed its name to The Globe and Mail Inc. in 1936. The Globe and Mail Inc. was founded in 1844 and is based in Toronto...

444 Front Street West

Toronto, ON M5V 2S9


Founded in 1844





Key Executives for The Globe and Mail Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Publisher
Age: 69
Chief Financial Officer
Toronto Editor
Deputy National Editor
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

The Globe and Mail Inc. Key Developments

The Globe and Mail Inc. Announces Board Changes

The Globe and Mail has appointed David Walmsley as its new editor-in-chief. Mr. Walmsley, a former managing editor of The Globe from 2009 to 2012, rejoins the organization after serving as director of news content at CBC News. Mr. Walmsley succeeds John Stackhouse, who held the position since 2009. His appointment as editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail is effective March 24.

The Globe and Mail Cuts 18 Jobs

The Globe and Mail announced that it's cutting 18 positions. The Globe cuts were necessary to offset revenue declines and come cost-saving measures, such as reduction in travel, renegotiating service contracts and delivery changes. The affected employees will be formally notified on Feb. 5, 2014 with a reductions determined through a collective agreement with its union.

The Globe and Mail Inc. Launches Globe Unlimited, a Digital Subscription Service

The Globe and Mail Inc. launched Globe Unlimited, its digital subscription service for the globeandmail.com website and apps. Starting today, online readers will require a subscription to Globe Unlimited to access unlimited content seamlessly across all platforms and devices. Casual visitors to globeandmail.com can still enjoy free access of up to 10 pieces of Globe and Mail content per month (including articles, videos, slide shows and other features), after which they will need to subscribe to Globe Unlimited to continue accessing most other content on the site. Globe Unlimited will be available at no additional cost for five- or six- day home delivery newspaper subscribers, and significantly discounted to $4.99 for partial-week home delivery subscribers. For non-newspaper subscribers, a Globe Unlimited trial is available for 99c for the first month, after which the cost will be $19.99 per month. Key details of Globe Unlimited: Casual users of globeandmail.com who do not have a print subscription will still have access to 10 free online items each month, after which they will either need to subscribe, or wait until the next calendar month when another 10 free articles become available; There is no additional cost for readers who have a five- or six-day/week home delivery subscription to The Globe and Mail newspaper, but going through the online subscription process is still required; Those with partial home delivery subscriptions, including Friday/Saturday or Saturday-only, can receive Globe Unlimited for a substantially discounted price of $4.99 per month; The Globe homepage, section fronts, stock quotes and Letters to the Editor will all remain free and accessible to the public, and will not count toward the monthly limit; To encourage sharing, Globe Unlimited will be social media porous; meaning links from Facebook, Twitter, search engines, blogs and other online communities are encouraged. Viewing an article shared via social media will not count toward the 10 free articles limit. Other new subscriber-only features and tools will be introduced over time.

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