The Index

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Number of jobs lost across Canada since October:
213,000
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Minimum number of full-time employees in the Canadian media who lost their jobs in October, November and December 2008:
1,200
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Minimum percentage of Globe and Mail staff who will be laid off:
10
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Number of jobs lost in Newfoundland between December 2008 and Januaray 2009:
1,300
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Percentage of editorial staff at Halifax’s Chronicle-Herald who were laid off this February:
25
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Number of times that the Chronicle-Herald has had to lay off staff since it was founded in 1875:
0
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Number of jobs cut across North America by international printer Transcontinental Media, who owns the Telegram and the Western Star, both of which have laid off reporters recently:
1,500
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Percentage by which average newsprint consumption fell last year, according to Jean Majeau, spokesman for Kruger Incorporated:
15
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Number of workers at Kruger’s Corner Brook pulp and paper mill who will be temporarily laid off this spring in order to account for this drop:
30
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Sources linked.