Category Archives: Sackville Tribune-Post

Death of a local paper: Saltwire announces closing of Sackville Tribune-Post

Mark Lever, President and CEO of the Saltwire Network has confirmed that his company has closed the Sackville Tribune-Post. “Every time a brand goes away, it’s a sad, sad day,” Lever said today during a telephone interview. He added that subscriptions … Continue reading

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Future still uncertain for Sackville Tribune-Post and Amherst News

The Saltwire Network says it is assessing the future of its weekly newspapers in Atlantic Canada including the Sackville Tribune-Post and the Amherst News after announcing the permanent layoff of 109 employees yesterday. The company, which also owns daily papers in Halifax, Charlottetown, … Continue reading

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Local councillor regrets temporary shutdown of Sackville’s weekly paper

Sackville Town Councillor Shawn Mesheau says he was sorry to hear that the Sackville Tribune-Post has suspended publication for three months. “My thoughts go out to the employees affected in our community as they adjust to this,” he wrote in an e-mail … Continue reading

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Sackville Tribune-Post suspends publication as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on advertising revenues

The Sackville Tribune-Post is suspending publication for the next 12 weeks and laying off its staff because of a sharp decline in advertising revenues especially from businesses that have been forced to close during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to readers … Continue reading

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