Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Things to Know about Quebecor

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Things to Know about Quebecor

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Five things to know about Quebecor

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MONTREAL - Pierre Karl Peladeau's decision to quit politics is fuelling speculation he will return to the day-to-day activities of running Quebecor Inc (TSX:QBR.B). Here are five things to know about the company:

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Origins: Pierre Peladeau, Pierre Karl's father, founded Quebecor in 1965 after launching Le Journal de Montreal a year earlier. The paper would go on to become its flagship publication.

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Failure: Quebecor made its first foray into the U.S. market in 1977 when it launched the Philadelphia Journal. The newspaper lasted four years.

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English Canada: Quebecor bought the Winnipeg Sun in 1983, about 15 years before it acquired Sun Media Corp. …

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