The Wednesday Report (TWR), Canada's Aerospace and Defence Weekly, was first published as a specialized military industrial intelligence periodical on June 10, 1987. The Wednesday Report (TWR) was then owned by Maclean
Hunter Limited, Business Publications Division.
The founding publisher was Micheal
O'Brien who was at the time, publisher of Aerospace & Defence Technology, Aerospace Canada, The Aerospace Industries Association of
Canada's (AIAC) Capability Guide and The Canadian Young Astronaut.
Circulated to paid-up subscribers in government, industry, military and academia in NATO and United Nations countries around the world the initial cost of a one year subscription was $500.00.
In 1989 the publication along with similar properties was acquired by MPRM Group Limited.