The Glengarry News

About the Glengarry News

Glengarry News building

The Glengarry News is a weekly newspaper serving historic Glengarry County, the most storied county in Eastern Ontario, Canada.

The Glengarry News was founded in 1892 and has published every week ever since. For almost the first 100 years The News had only two editor-publishers, its founder and president Col. A.G.F. Macdonald, a citizen-soldier who raised and led overseas in World War I the 154th Battalion, and his son Eugene Macdonald.

Glengarry County was initially settled in the late 1700s and early 1800s, first by Scottish United Empire Loyalists fleeing the American Revolution and shortly afterwards by hardy Scottish immigrants from the westernmost part of Scotland from place names that still serve Glengarry County well today.

Glengarry County is the prime keeper of Scottish traditions in Canada. It is the site of the largest Highland Games in the world, the Glengarry Highland Games held each year on the last weekend of July or first weekend of August before the Ontario Civic Holiday at Maxville, where 20,000 or more gather to honour their past at the North American Pipe Band and Highland Games Championships.

But Glengarry County is more than things Scottish. Those early Scottish immigrants were joined by equally hardy French-Canadians from Lower Canada, and immigrants from all over the world, to create a harmonious blend that lives on to this day.

This is the home of The Glengarry News. Please read on, enjoy your tour, and "wull ya nae come back again?"

For information on contacting us, submitting letters, requests, or advertising, or to visit us in person, please see this page.

Meet Our Staff

Richard Mahoney, Publisher/General Manager Richard Mahoney, Publisher/General Manager 613-525-2020, ext.23  
Editorial Team
Steve Warburton Steve Warburton, Managing Editor 613-525-2020, ext.25  
Scott Carmichael Scott Carmichael, Reporter 613-525-2020, ext.24  
Sean Bray Sean Bray, Sports Editor 613-525-2020, ext.22  
margaret3.jpg Margaret Caldbick 613-525-2020  
Office Team
Barb McCormick Barb McCormick 613-525-2020, ext.32  
audrey Audrey Evans 613-525-2020, ext.26  
ronna06b.jpg Ronna  Mogelon 613-525-2020, ext. 21  
Advertising Team
Bonnie McDonald Bonnie McDonald, Advertising Manager 613-525-2020, ext.28  
chantal Chantal Boismenu, Advertising Representative 613-525-2020, ext.30  
Claire Wallace Claire Wallace, Advertising Representative 613-525-2020, ext.33  
Production Team
Helen Quesnel Helen Quesnel 613-525-2020, ext.29  
Nicole Bourbonnais Nicole Bourbonnais 613-525-2020  
Support Staff
Gaston Trottier Gaston Trottier 613-525-2020  
Contributor
Costa Zarifi Costa Zarifi 613-525-2020  
Community Correspondents
Alexandria Nicole Bourbonnais  
Apple Hill correspondent needed  
Dalkeith Maggie Dean  
Dunvegan James Joyce  
Greenfield Mary Couture  
Glen Robertson Pat Soumis  
Green Valley Margo Pepin  
Lancaster correspondent needed  
Martintown Tammy Kenny  
Maxville Johanne Wensink  
North Lancaster Inez Franklin  
Williamstown Lachlan McDonald  
4-H Tracy Myers