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The Globe and Mail Among the Top 80 Best Printed Newspapers in the World

The Globe and Mail Among the Top 80 Best Printed Newspapers in the World 
MONTREAL, Oct. 31, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Globe and Mail and TC 
Transcontinental are pleased to announce that TheGlobeandMail, Canada's 
National Newspaper, has been welcomed into the Top 80 of The World Association 
of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) International Newspaper Color 
Quality Club for 2012-2014. 
The new TC Transcontinental Canada-wide network of hybrid presses - the only 
one of its kind in the country - gave TheGlobe and Mail the flexibility to 
deliver colour on every page of its publication, plus glossy magazine-quality 
production. The Globe and Mail is printed at five TC Transcontinental plants 
in Canada. Members of the Color Quality Club Jury evaluated the quality of 
copies produced by theTranscontinental Vaughan printing plant. 
"Our investment in innovation has not only enabled us to produce some of the 
world's highest-quality newspapers, it has also allowed publishers such as The 
Globe and Mail to further develop their brands and meet the evolving needs of 
their readers and advertisers," said Brian Reid, President of TC 
Transcontinental Printing. "This international honour reflects our commitment 
to work with publishers to create a win-win situation for all stakeholders. 
I'd like to also take this opportunity to thank our employees for their 
contribution to this success." 
Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail, added: "TC 
Transcontinental's state-of-the-art technology helped us deliver a new level 
of excellence to our readers and advertisers. It is with great pride that we 
share this award with TCTranscontinental as we are both committed to 
delivering the best products to our customers." 
Membership in this elite club, which consists of the best-printed newspapers 
in the world, is determined every two years in a unique international 
competition focused on print quality. WAN-IFRA, the global organization for 
the press worldwide, represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online 
sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. 
La Presse, Quebec's leading daily paper, was also made a member of the 
WAN-IFRA International Newspaper Color Quality Club for 2012-2014 for the 
quality of its printing. La Presse is printed at Montreal-based 
Transcontinental Metropolitain. 
About TC Transcontinental 
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow 
businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The 
Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the fourth-largest in North 
America. As the leading publisher of consumer magazines and French-language 
educational resources, and of community newspapers in Quebec and the Atlantic 
provinces, it is also one of Canada's major media groups. TC Transcontinental 
is also the leading door-to-door distributor of advertising material in Canada 
through its Publisac network in Quebec and Targeo in the rest of Canada. 
Thanks to a wide digital network of more than 3,500 websites, the Corporation 
reaches over 18.7million unique visitors per month in Canada. 
TCTranscontinental also offers interactive marketing products and services 
that use new communication platforms supported by marketing strategy and 
planning services, database analytics, premedia, e-flyers, email marketing, 
custom communications and mobile solutions. 
Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B, TCL.PR.D), known by the brands TC 
Transcontinental, TC Media and TCTranscontinental Printing, has 
approximately 10,000 employees in Canada and the United States, and reported 
revenues of C$2.0 billion in 2011. For more information about the corporation, 
please visit www.tc.tc. 
About The Globe and Mail 
The Globe and Mail, through its newspaper, magazine, online and mobile 
platforms, is Canada's foremost news media company. Each day, The Globe leads 
the national discussion by engaging Canadians in its award-winning coverage 
and analysis of news, politics, business and lifestyle. The Globe and Mail, 
Canada's national newspaper, founded in 1844, Report on Business, Canada's 
most influential business magazine, and globeandmail.com, the newspaper's 
online and mobile media hub, reach a combined 6.0 million readers every month. 
The Globe has received numerous journalism awards, including the international 
prize for General Excellence in Journalism from the Online News Associations 
in 2011, nine Michener Awards for Public Service Journalism, and more National 
Newspaper Awards than any other newspaper in Canada. The Globe and Mail is 85% 
owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family, and Bell Canada 
(15%). 
Media Nathalie St-Jean Senior Advisor, External Communications TC 
Transcontinental Telephone: 514 954-3581 nathalie.st-jean@tc.tc www.tc.tc 
Financial Community Jennifer F.McCaughey Senior Director, Investor Relations 
and Financial Communications TC Transcontinental Telephone: 514 954-2821 
jennifer.mccaughey@tc.tc www.tc.tc   
SOURCE: TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. 
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