Politics Briefing Newsletter FAQ

Our Politics Briefing e-newsletter is only be available to Globe Unlimited subscribers. 

What is the Politics Briefing newsletter and when is it sent?
The Politics Briefing newsletter is sent out via email every weekday morning.  It’s your daily political tipsheet:  the top headlines, including lookaheads, opinion, analysis and exclusive content.

Why do we have to subscribe in order to receive the newsletter?
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Can we read this content for free on The Globe and Mail website?
The Politics newsletter also appears in an article form on globeandmail.com. This article is behind the paywall on globeandmail.com, meaning it’s exclusive to Globe Unlimited subscribers online.

If I’m a Globe Unlimited subscriber, how do I receive the Politics Briefing newsletter?
If you’re a paid subscriber, you must use the email address that’s registered with Globe Unlimited. You may only associate one email address with your account.

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Will I have to subscribe to receive any of the other Globe newsletters?
No, we are currently only planning to make the Politics Briefing newsletter available to subscribers only.  That may change in the future, but all other newsletters can be received by registered users for free.  Click here to see the selection of newsletters we offer.

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