Thursday, May 26, 2011

'Hockeyton Post': News Aggregator Storms Canada, Eh?

A map of Canada exhibiting its ten provinces a...Image via WikipediaThe Huffington Post, backed by advertising launch partner Scotiabank, went live in Canada today, the AOL Huffington Post Media Group announced in a press release.

More than 1.5 million Canadians visited the U.S. version of the news aggregator in March, according to Arianna Huffington.  The Canadian HuffPost raided the for talent, hiring Kenny Yum and Brodie Fenlon as managing editor and senior news editor, respectively.

The Canadian Huffington Post, like its U.S. counterpart, will offer the same combination of repackaged news, original content, commentary and titillating photos, only more politely.
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