Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News
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The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News is a community newspaper serving the B.C. Lower Mainland communities of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, located 40 km east of Vancouver. The News is published on Wednesdays and Fridays and is delivered to close to 30,000 homes free of charge. The paper is a tabloid format and is owned by Black Press.
Founded in 1978 as a free-distribution paper called the Local News, The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News has been part of the Black Community Newspaper Group since January 1997.
Then-publisher Gordon Robson expanded the paper from weekly to twice-weekly in 1985 with the publication of The Sunday News, he extended its reach westward into neighbouring communities, laying the groundwork to launch successful sister papers, the Tri-City News and Burnaby/New Westminster News Leader.
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