The cities in which digital editions had offered some local content each day, along with the national included Victoria, Saskatoon, Regina, London, Windsor, Hamilton and Kitchener. The company curtly said that the decision was "based on results to date", meaning that the experiment in building audience and some local advertising revenue has been a disappointment.
Star Media had shut down print versions of the freepaper in Regina, Saskatoon and London last July. It says it will continue to publish news stories online in the seven cities where it still distributes print editions: Halifax, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.
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