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New Rue89 venture for Canada goes live

As we reported last month, Quebec89, the new venture from independent French news organisation Rue89, has gone live.

The new site also has a nascent Twitter account.


The site is a partnership with Quebec-based internet company Branchez-vous.com and will feature content from Rue89, which was recently shortlisted for a Online News Association’s general excellence award, and employ a three-person team to produce some local content, Pierre Haski, Rue89 founder, told Journalism.co.uk prior to launch.

The new Canadian site follows previous expanison by Rue89 after the launch a local French news site covering Marseille, Marseille89.