Thomson-Reuters Montreal bureau closed

Canadian Press reports that Thomson Reuters closed its Montreal bureau this week, affecting one journalist and several sales people. The report said the closure was announced via an internal e-mail to staff, and that one journalist and several sales people are employed at the bureau.

Thomson Reuters — the product of a recent merger between Thomson and Reuters — previously announced plans to chop three per cent of its 50,000 global workforce. There’s no news yet about staff in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg and Ottawa.