Top 10 Canadian Newspapers

List of the top 10 Canadian newspapers by circulation.
Updated January 2020

Top 10 Canadian Newspapers In English

1. The Globe and Mail
Publisher: The Globe and Mail
In print for 170 years, The Globe and Mail delivers lively and authoritative coverage of national, international, business, technology, arts, entertainment and lifestyle news.

2. Toronto Star
Publisher: Torstar
Toronto Star is Canada’s largest daily print newspaper, with the largest readership in the country. It is published seven days a week in the Greater Toronto Area.

3. National Post
Publisher: Postmedia Network
Built on the strength and tradition of The Financial Post, National Post continues to provide readers with comprehensive reporting from across the country and around the world, all with a distinctly Canadian voice.

4. Montreal Gazette
Publisher: Postmedia Network
Founded in 1778, The Gazette is Quebec’s oldest daily newspaper and Canada’s oldest daily newspaper still in publication.

5. Winnipeg Free Press
Publisher: FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership
Founded in 1872, the Free Press has become the province’s leading source of news, information and debate about local matters and ideas, as well as Manitoba’s voice on national and international issues.

6. The Province
Publisher: Postmedia Network
The Province has been a daily newspaper published in British Columbia since 1898.

7. Hamilton Spectator
Publisher: Metroland Media Group
The Hamilton Spectator, founded in 1846, is a newspaper published every day but Sunday in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

8. Calgary Herald
Publisher: Postmedia Network
The Calgary Herald is a daily newspaper published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Publication began in 1883 as The Calgary Herald, Mining and Ranche Advocate and General Advertiser

9. Times Colonist
Publisher: Glacier Media
The Times Colonist is the oldest daily newspaper in Western Canada, serving Victoria and Vancouver Island for more than 150 years.

10. London Free Press
Publisher: Postmedia Network
The London Free Press is a daily newspaper based in London, Ontario, Canada. It has the largest circulation of any newspaper in Southwestern Ontario.


Top 10 Canadian Newspapers In French

1. La Presse
Publisher: Power Corp
La Presse is a French-language online-only newspaper published in Quebec.

2. Le Devoir
Publisher: Le Devoir Inc.
Le Devoir is a French-language newspaper published in Montreal and distributed in Quebec and throughout Canada. It was founded in 1910.

3. Le Soleil
Publisher: Groupe Capitales Médias
Le Soleil is a French-language daily newspaper in Quebec City, Quebec. It was founded in 1896.

4. Le Journal de Montreal
Publisher: Quebecor
Le Journal de Montréal is a daily tabloid newspaper published in Montreal. It is the largest-circulating newspaper in Quebec, and the highest-circulating French-language daily newspaper in North America.

5. Le Journal de Québec
Publisher: Quebecor
Le Journal de Québec is a French-language daily newspaper in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The newspaper is printed in tabloid format and has the highest circulation for a Quebec City newspaper.

6. Les Affaires
Publisher: Contex Group
Les Affaires is a French-language monthly newspaper publishing 14 issues per year. It was founded in 1928.

7. Journal Métro
Publisher: Metro Media
Métro (also called Métro Montréal or Journal Métro) is a French-language free daily newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 2001.

8. La Tribune
Publisher: Groupe Capitales Médias
La Tribune is a French Canadian daily newspaper published in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The paper was founded in 1910.

9. Le Nouvelliste
Publisher: Gesca Limitée (Power Corporation)
Le Nouvelliste is the Mauricie regional newspaper, based in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.

10. Le Quotidien
Publisher: Power Corporation
Le Quotidien is a daily newspaper in Saguenay, Quebec. The paper is owned by Power Corporation’s Gesca division.


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