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Manitoba Business: Belmont News

The first edition of the Belmont News appeared in May 1903 and it was published at Belmont until late 1988. Equipment from the paper is on display at the Belmont and District Museum.

Publishers

Period

Publisher

1903-?

?

?-?

Annie Ferguson Playfair (1871-1947)

?-?

?

?-1952

David G. MacFarlane (1882-1952)

1952-1988

Gordon Ralph MacFarlane (1923-1988)

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba’s Weekly Newspapers by Major A. M. Pratt, The Manitoba Weekly Newspapers Association, 1970, page 277

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 January 2018

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