The Media Outlet has been independently certified according to the JTI Programme and CWA 17493:2019.


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477 Collins Street
3000 Melbourne

Media Outlet The Winnipeg Free Press Legal Entity FP Canadian Newspapers LP Date of first publication 17/06/2021 Date of Latest Change 08/02/2022

6. Disclosure of Identity of the Management Team and its Location

The organisational structure of the Media Outlet shall be publicly available with up-to-date information on the names, positions and contact details of the people in charge. The address, usually the headquarters, shall be clearly indicated. If the company has several offices based in different places, their addresses shall also be disclosed. If the physical address cannot be stated for security concerns a correspondence address shall be provided.

6.1. Management Directory

Chief executive officer, managing director, directors, all the people holding responsibility in the company shall clearly be identified. Their name, position and professional contact details shall be disclosed.

What are the names, positions, and contact details of all members of management for the Media Outlet?

Bob Cox, Publisher;
Karen Buss, Vice-President, Advertising Sales, Marketing, and Creative Services;
Dian Trinkaus, Vice-President, Human Resources;
Paul Samyn, Editor;
Christian Panson, Vice-President, Digital and Technology;
Parmesh Sharma, Vice-President, Operations;
Tony LeBlanc, Vice-President, Audience Development;
Ryan Kolaski, Chief Financial Officer;
Eric Lawson, Vice-President, Product Development.
All can be reached via the main switchboard, 204 697 7001.
At the Brandon Sun - the Sun is now managed under the direction of the Free Press management team;
at the Steinbach Carillon, Laurie Finley, Publisher, 204 326 4860.
Canstar Community News is managed under the direction of the Free Press management team.

6.2. Location of Branches and Offices

The location of the headquarters, main branches and offices of the Media Outlet shall be disclosed, including the full address, a contact phone number and email address.

What is the physical address, phone number and email address of the headquarters of the Media Outlet?

1355 Mountain Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2X 3B6; 204 697 7000

Does the Media Outlet have other main branches and offices?


What are the physical addresses, including phone numbers and email addresses, of those other main branches and offices?

The Brandon Sun; 501 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada - 204 727-2451; The Steinbach Carillon, 377 Main Street, Steinbach, Manitoba, R5G 1A5, 204 326 3421; Canstar Community News, c/o Winnipeg Free Press, 1355 Mountain Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2X 3B6, 204 204 697 2009.

Do you have a safety-related reason for not providing it?