Sunday Express (Montreal)

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The Sunday Express
Owner(s) Quebecor
Founder(s) Joe Azaria
Language English
Ceased publication 1985
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Sunday Express was an English-language weekly newspaper published in Montreal.


The paper was published by Midnight founder Joe Azaria, who also tried without success to turn the paper into a daily, under the name Daily Express. That experiment lasted less than a year, as the paper was unable to compete with the then-dominant Montreal Star and the second place Montreal Gazette (now Montreal's only English daily). [1]

Acquisition and closure by Quebecor[edit]

In 1974, the Sunday Express was acquired by Quebecor, which ran it until closing the paper in 1985. [2][3]

Notable contributors[edit]

Contributors included Antonia Zerbisias, who briefly worked there at the start of her career, [4] as well as drama critic turned theatre director Marianne Ackerman and Andy Nulman, who wrote an entertainment column for the paper.

See also[edit]