The Georgia Straight

THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT GIVES MEDIACENTRAL REACH AND INFLUENCE OVER 6.5 MILLION PREMIUM READERS EACH MONTH AS THE LARGEST PUBLISHER OF ALTERNATIVE WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS IN CANADA.

Established as the news, lifestyle, and entertainment weekly in Vancouver for 50 years, the Georgia Straight is an integral part of the active urban West Coast lifestyle with over 1.081 million readers per week. Every Thursday, the Georgia Straight delivers an award-winning editorial package of features, articles, and reviews.

Regular weekly coverage includes news, tech, arts, music, fashion, travel, health, cannabis, and food, plus Vancouver’s most comprehensive listings of entertainment activities and special events.

  • Established: 1967
  • 656,000 Weekly Print Circulation
  • 425,000 Weekly Digital Circulation
  • “Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly”
  • Not a “Daily” or mainstream paper
  • Highest circulation of all free print newspapers in BC
  • All content - Digital and Print - is free
  • Digital content is largely undifferentiated from Print content
  • Revenue sourced from display advertising, classifieds, sponsored content, inserts, and events
  • Independently owned & operated since 1967
  • Anti- establishment alternative to conservative daily papers
  • Vocal support for the environment, equal rights, free speech
  • Anti-racist, inclusive, and progressive editorial position
  • Median household income of $100.0k, of which ~45% have a career in creative job classes
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