4:58 pm - Monday, July 16 2018
Home / Archives / Halifacts / The Chronicle Herald: Large and in Charge

This content is from our archive. It may be outdated, inaccurate or missing media.



The Chronicle Herald: Large and in Charge




The Chronicle Herald not only has the highest circulation in Atlantic Canada, it is the largest independently owned newspaper company in Canada.

The paper was founded in 1874 as The Morning Herald, and only 800 copies of the first issue were produced. There were five other daily newspapers in a city of only 30,000, but the Herald stole the hearts of Nova Scotians by identifying with the causes of average citizens – the miners, farmers, and fishermen.

About Haligonia.ca

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.


The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...


The Five Fishermen: A restaurant, a school… a morgue?

The Five Fishermen may be one of Halifax’s most esteemed restaurants today, but what do you know about its history?

Well, the building was first used as a schoolhouse after it was built in the early 1800s, becoming the first...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *