By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor
With files from Belinda Alzner, Lauren McKeon, Eric Mark Do, Marc Edge, Tamara Baluja, Carys Mills, Brennan Reid, Chantal Braganza, James R. Compton, Paul Benedetti and the Canadian Press
Update, Jan. 22, 2016: This timeline has been updated to include the sale of the Victoria Times Colonist to Glacier Media in 2011.
Update, Mar 14, 2016: This timeline has been updated to include the news that GoldenTree Asset Management may be trying to sell their stake in Postmedia.