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In 2004, access to some features of became restricted to paid subscribers only.
The subscription service was reduced a few years later to include an electronic edition of the newspaper, access to its archives, and membership to a premium investment site.
Brown's liberal politics led him to court the support of the Clear Grits, precursor to the modern Liberal Party of Canada.
Macdonald.) Press reports at the time stated, "the minnow swallowed the whale" because The Globe's circulation (at 78,000) was smaller than The Mail and Empire's (118,000).
After the acquisition there were few changes made in editorial or news policy.
However, there was more attention paid to national and international news on the editorial, op-ed, and front pages in contrast to its previous policy of stressing Toronto and Ontario material.
The Globe and Mail is regarded by some as Canada's "newspaper of record".
The predecessor to The Globe and Mail was The Globe, founded in 1844 by Scottish immigrant George Brown, who became a Father of Confederation.