By: Kelly Toughill | J-Source
Canadian newspapers are leading the world in charging for online news, moving to digital subscriptions much faster than papers in the United States or Europe.
By the end of this year, English readers in most major Canadian cities will have to pay to read their local papers online. The lone exception is Winnipeg, where readers can still scan the Free Press without charge – but only if they are in Canada. Winnipeg Free Press readers outside the country must pay.