Globe And Mail Axes Tabatha Southey, Leah McLaren
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Globe And Mail Axes Tabatha Southey, Leah McLaren
Changes come as a result of the newspaper reviewing its "freelance footprint"

Ahead of a major overhaul of the paper coming later this year, The Globe and Mail has let go of “a number of” longtime, high-profile freelance columnists, including Tabatha Southey and Leah McLaren.

This morning, editor-in-chief David Walmsley sent identically-worded emails to affected writers, which have been shared with CANADALAND:

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