Transcontinental Media acquires Corriere Italiano
Transcontinental Media has acquired Corriere Italiano, an Italian-language weekly newspaper based in Montreal. The paper reaches approximately 13,500 households in the Montreal area. This will be the company's first publication in a language other than English or French. "Transcontinental is proud to add the Italian-language Corriere Italiano to our strong and growing roster of community newspapers," said Marc-Noel Ouellette, senior vice-president of the newspaper group at Transcontinental Media. "Corriere Italiano has a solid history, spanning over 55 years, of serving the Italian community in Montreal and we plan to continue that tradition." No financial details are available.