Who owns Georgia Straight?
Media Central Corporation
There’s also a digital sister publication, the high-traffic website www.straight.com, which has generated three million page views in a single month. In 2020, the McLeod family sold the Georgia Straight to Media Central Corporation, which also owns NOW Magazine in Toronto and other media properties.
How old is Georgia Straight?
One of the most blatant and abusive attempts at censorship in Canadian history involved Vancouver’s alternative newspaper the Georgia Straight. Part of the hippie youth culture that challenged conformity and authority, the Straight was founded in 1967 and soon had a circulation of sixty to seventy thousand.
How often is the Georgia Straight published?
Established as the news, lifestyle, and entertainment weekly in Vancouver for 50 years, the Georgia Straight is an integral part of the active urban West Coast lifestyle with over 816,000 unduplicated readers/visitors print and website per week (Independent survey conducted July 2016 by Vancouver Focus).
Where can I get the Georgia Straight?
The Georgia Straight newspaper is published every Thursday by Vancouver Free Press Publishing Corp. Copies are distributed free every week throughout Vancouver, Burnaby, North and West Vancouver, New Westminster and Richmond.
Who is Dan McLeod?
Dan McLeod (born 1943) is one of the founders and the former owner, publisher, and editor of the influential weekly newspaper, the Georgia Straight in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dan was born and raised in Vancouver.
What is Straightcom?
Website. straight.com. ISSN. 1485-1318. The Georgia Straight is a free Canadian weekly news and entertainment newspaper published in a large ‘tabloid’ format in Vancouver, British Columbia, by the Vancouver Free Press Publishing Corp.
Are there sharks in the Strait of Georgia?
Ratfish and sixgill sharks are just two examples of creatures that live in the deeper waters of the Strait.
How deep is Georgia Straight?
1,467′Strait of Georgia / Max depth
What happened to Vancouver Courier?
After 112 years in business, the Vancouver Courier has permanently stopped publishing, according to parent company Glacier Media. The Courier first announced it was temporarily ceasing publication on April 2, 2020.
Is the Georgia Straight reliable?
“The Straight is a highly trusted Vancouver institution,” Kalish said in a statement. “The Georgia Straight brings more than 50 years of respected, award-winning local journalism and an influential loyal audience of 4.5 million monthly readers to the Media Central family.”
How deep is the Georgia Strait?
Are there great white sharks in BC waters?
Great Whites Are VERY Rare Off BC Great white sharks are exceptionally rare off BC. Salmon sharks, unlike great whites, are fairly common off Vancouver Island.