Politico is launching a subscription-based Canadian edition it describes as a “cross-border policy intelligence service for professionals with a stake in the Canada-U.S. relationship.” Politico Pro Canada’s staff will be based in Washington and helmed by editor Alexander Panetta. It’s set to launch in September.
LiveWire Calgary is the latest online independent news site to enter the Calgary market. In his introductory post, editor Darren Krause, former managing editor at Metro Calgary, writes: “LiveWire Calgary believes there’s a large, under-represented group (maybe even a majority?) of Calgarians who have lost their connection to media because it’s not connecting them to their community.”