Hour Community

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Hour front page.jpg
The February 1, 2007 front page of Hour
TypeAlternative weekly
Owner(s)Communications Voir
PublisherPierre Paquet
Editor-in-chiefKevin Laforest
Political alignmentSocial Democracy, Canadian Federalism
Ceased publication2012
HeadquartersMontreal, Quebec Canada

Hour was an English-language urban news weekly paper published in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, by Communications Voir. Its president-publisher was Pierre Paquet, the editor-in-chief was Kevin Laforest. It catered to Montreal's anglophone community and was published every Thursday. The news features "expose readers to new ideas and alternative policies". News coverage centered on film, arts, and nightlife. In 2011, the magazine was renamed Hour Community.

On May 2, 2012, editor Kevin Laforest announced that Hour Community would cease operations, following its last issue on May 3.[2]

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  1. ^ "Hour Magazine". Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Retrieved 2007-02-06.
  2. ^ "Hour Community is being shut down". The Gazette (Montreal). May 3, 2012. Retrieved May 3, 2012.

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