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Village Media helps Ottawa get its news

Today is the official launch day for, a fresh, easy-to-use resource to keep residents in the capital region connected with their community

Village Media is excited to be a part of today's launch of, a collaboration with Rogers Media that gives residents in the nation’s capital a new home for local news in their community.

With editorial coverage led by Rogers Media’s award-winning news and talk station, 1310 NEWS, the digital news site provides breaking local news coverage, feature stories, entertainment, obituaries, classifieds community events, and weather. also showcases live stream video from Rogers tv Ottawa. With a focus on hyperlocal content, audiences will stay up-to-date on current affairs with popular morning talk show, Ottawa Today with Mark Sutcliffe, connect with some of the city’s experts on daytime Ottawa and Ottawa Eats and enjoy exclusive coverage of high school sports and local events.

“1310 NEWS takes great pride in serving Ottawa audiences, and the launch of allows us to further our investment in the community as we continue to evolve in today’s shifting media landscape,” said Mark Campbell, Director of News Programming, 1310 NEWS. “With the recent changes in the market, we saw an opportunity to serve this community even better by expanding our local news coverage through the creation of a site dedicated to stories reflective of this region.”

Village Media provides the platform to offer on smartphone, desktop, and tablet.

Highly respected in the industry for building successful locally-focused digital news sites, marks the second collaboration between Rogers Media and Village Media, the first in October of 2017 to launch Indicative of audiences’ desire for hyperlocal content at their fingertips, since launch, has experienced great success, reaching more than 275,000 people across mobile, tablet, and desktop. will serve residents of Ottawa, the Ottawa Valley, and Gatineau. Rogers Media is the exclusive advertising representative to sell the Canadian advertising inventory on

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About Village Media

Village Media, which has a growing media presence across the province, includes the news sites,,,,,,,, and has strategic partnerships with in Sudbury, in Thunder Bay, the Manitoulin Expositor (, and Rogers Media in Halifax ( and Ottawa (

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