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Village Media grows again with re-launch of

It’s the big day and we couldn’t be more excited

Village Media continues to expand its network of media outlets across Ontario with the re-launch of independent news site

Launched this morning, the new and improved will bring locally-driven news in real time to the people of Thorold.

Joining the Village Media news team in Thorold is longtime local journalist Cathy Pelletier.

Bob Liddycoat will serve as Marketing Manager under the leadership of Publisher John Hammill.

Designed to be fast and easy to use whether you're on mobile, desktop or tablet, the site will provide breaking news, feature stories, obituaries, and other content from the region. The most current local news will be posted throughout the day, with national news provided by The Canadian Press. is now part of the Village Media network, which operates some of the largest online news sites in the communities it serves. The sites are driven by news and information that appeals to a highly engaged, loyal audience.

“We believe that locally-driven news is essential to communities. That’s why we’ve started or helped launch more than 13 digital news sites in communities just like Thorold within the past few years — communities that in some cases were also told their local newspaper didn’t factor into someone else’s bottom line,” said Jeff Elgie, CEO of Village Media.  “We are proud to be extremely community-minded and cover important stories in your town. We have a great team in place and look forward to becoming an integrated part of the community’s daily news.”

If you have a news tip you can reach our news desk at

Our advertising team can be contacted at

About Village Media

Village Media, which has a growing media presence across the region, includes the news sites,,,,,,,,, and has strategic partnerships with in Sudbury, in Thunder Bay, the Manitoulin Expositor (, Rogers Media in Halifax (, Ottawa ( and Kitchener ( and Glacier Media in British Columbia (,

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