Newspapers

 

National Dailies

  • Globe and Mail
  • National Post

 

Local Dailies

  • Toronto Star
  • Toronto Sun
  • Metro — Formerly Metro Today, an amalgamation of Metro and GTA Today
  • 24 Hours — a glossy free daily published by Sun Media

 

Other Daily

  • Correo Canadiense (Spanish) [1]
  • Corriere Canadese (Italian) [2]
  • El Popular (Spanish) [[3]
  • Korea Times (Korean) [4]
  • Ming Pao Daily News (traditional Chinese, with a moderate preference towards Cantonese in transliterations)
  • Sing Tao Daily (traditional Chinese, with a moderate preference towards Cantonese in transliterations)
  • Today Daily news (traditional Chinese)
  • World Journal (traditional Chinese, with a heavy preference towards Mandarin, especially as spoken in Taiwan, in transliterations)

 

Alternative

  • eye
  • NOW
  • Share
  • Toronto Special
  • Xtra!

 

Other alternative

  • C C Times (加中時報) (simplified and traditional Chinese, with a moderate preference towards Mandarin as spoken in mainland China in transliterations) (free weekly)[5]
  • New Star Times (星星生活報) (traditional Chinese) (free weekly)[6]
  • Weekly Hankook (주간한국) (Korean) (free weekly)

 

Community

  • Metroland Publishing is a subsidiary of Torstar Corporation which publishes the Toronto Star. Metroland publishes a series of neighbourhood papers three times a week. These newspapers cover neighbourhood issues not otherwise covered by the large dailies. They are distributed free of charge and have captured a large portion of the neighbourhood flyer market. The newspapers are:
    • Annex Guardian
    • Beach/Riverdale Mirror
    • Bloor West Villager
    • East York Mirror
    • Etobicoke Guardian
    • North York Mirror
    • Scarborough Mirror
    • York Guardian
  • Independent community newspapers include the Town Crier and Post City Magazines chains, Beaches Metro News, the Annex Gleaner, and the Vaughan Weekly newspaper.

 

Student

  • Canadian University Press
  • The Excalibur - York University
  • The Varsity - University of Toronto
  • The Eyeopener - Ryerson University

 

City weblogs

  • Blog T.O.
  • Metroblogging Toronto
  • Paved
  • Reading Toronto
  • Spacing Wire
  • torontoist
  • Transit Toronto — public transit related

 

TV Stations

OTA Channel Cable Channel Call Sign Network Other Notes
3 20 CKVR A-Channel Barrie
5 6 CBLT CBC  
9 8 CFTO CTV  
11 11 CHCH CH Hamilton
15 none VX9AMK independent unlicensed pirate station Star Ray TV
19 2 CICA TVOntario provincial educational broadcaster
25 12 CBLFT SRC Toronto's only OTA French language station, rebroadcasting CBOFT Ottawa
36 9 CITS Crossroads Television System religious/family programming
41 3 CIII Global HDTV channel 65
47 4 CFMT OMNI.1 multicultural (America/Caribbean/Europe)
52 15 CKXT Sun TV HDTV channel 66
57 7 CITY Citytv HDTV channel 53
69 14 CJMT OMNI.2 multicultural (Africa/Asia/Middle East), sister station to CFMT 47
none 10 Rogers Cable community channel    
none 13 CHLF TFO provincial Franco-ontarian educational broadcaster
none 24 CablePulse 24 Citytv local news channel

The cable provider in Toronto is Rogers Cable.

American network affiliates on Toronto cable are from Buffalo, New York, including WGRZ (NBC), WIVB (CBS), WKBW (ABC), WUTV (FOX), and WNED (PBS). Digital cable subscribers can also watch WNYO (The WB) and WNLO (UPN). Some of these stations can be seen over the air in Toronto.

Most of Canada's cable television networks also have national operations based out of Toronto; for more information, see List of Canadian television channels.

 

Radio

 

Toronto stations

  • CJCL 590 - The Fan - formerly at 1430 (now Chinese Fairchild Radio); this station was formerly CKEY
  • CFMJ 640 - AM 640
  • CFTR 680 - 680 News
  • CJBC 860 - Radio-Canada La Première Chaîne
  • CFRB 1010 - Newstalk CFRB
  • CHUM 1050 - 1050 Chum
  • CHKT 1430 - Fairchild Radio, multicultural
  • CHIN 1540 - multicultural station created by the late Johnny Lombardi
  • CHSL 1610 - Spanish community station
  • CHEV 1610 - former special-events station, now defunct
  • CKLN 88.1 - Ryerson University
  • CIRV 88.9 - multicultural
  • CIUT 89.5 - University of Toronto
  • CKRG 89.9 - Glendon College
  • CJBC 90.3 - Radio-Canada Espace Musique
  • CKHC 90.71 - Humber College
  • CJRT 91.1 - Jazz FM
  • CHIN-1 91.9 - FM rebroadcaster of CHIN (AM), not to be confused with CHIN-FM
  • CJAQ 92.5 - Jack FM
  • CFXJ 93.5 - Flow 93-5
  • CBL 94.1 - CBC Radio Two
  • CJEZ 97.3 - EZ Rock
  • CHFI 98.1 - adult contemporary
  • CBLA 99.1 - CBC Radio One
  • CKFM 99.9 - Mix FM
  • CHIN 100.7 - multicultural
  • CJSA 101.3 - Canadian Multicultural Radio
  • Rainbow Radio 103.9 - LGBT community station licensed in 2006, not yet on air
  • CHUM 104.5 - hot adult contemporary
  • CHOQ 105.1 - franco-ontarian community station, will begin airing in 2006
  • CHRY 105.5 - York University
  • CKAV 106.5 - Aboriginal Voices Radio
  • CILQ 107.1 - Q107

 

Other stations

Numerous radio stations licensed to communities outside Toronto are also marketed toward the Toronto area. This includes one American station.

  • CIAO 530 - multicultural (Brampton)
  • CHWO 740 - AM 740 (Oakville)
  • WTOR 770 - multicultural (Youngstown, New York)
  • CJYE 1250 - Christian (Oakville)
  • CFYZ 1280 - Toronto Pearson International Airport (Mississauga)
  • CJMR 1320 - multicultural (Mississauga)
  • CKDO 1350 - oldies (Oshawa)
  • CKDX 88.5 - Foxy 88-5 (Newmarket)
  • CFU758 90.71 - RAV-FM (Thornhill)
  • VEK565 90.71 - Ridge Radio (Oakville)
  • CFMX 96.3 - Classical 96.3 (Cobourg)
  • CFNY 102.1 - 102.1 The Edge (Brampton)
  • CIDC 103.5 - Z103.5 (Orangeville)

 

Notes

  1. Three low-power community stations, serving different parts of the Greater Toronto Area, share this frequency.

 

Magazines

  • ACTivist Magazine
  • fab
  • Spacing
  • Toronto Life
  • Shameless
  • This Magazine

 

Book Publishers

  • Coach House Press
  • Cormorant Books
  • McClelland and Stewart
  • University of Toronto Press