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MHS Centennial Business: Minnedosa Tribune

The Minnedosa Tribune has been published in Minnedosa since 31 March 1883. Various histories proclaim it as the oldest continuously published weekly newspaper in Manitoba. It has been designated as an MHS Centennial Business.

Publishers

Period

Publisher

1883-1884

William Gibbens (1854-1932)

1884-1919

David Cannon (1844-1925)

1919-1931

Adam Crossley (1877-1967)

1931-1950

Robert “Bob” Sanderson

1950-1984

R. Earle Gordon

1984-1989

Ruth Spencer

1989-2006

Robert Melville “Bob” Mummery (1947-2019)

2006-2008

Jennifer Muth

2008-?

Darryl Holyk

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minnedosa Tribune Building (14 Third Avenue SW, Minnedosa)

Sources:

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

The Minnedosa Tribune – The Oldest Weekly Newspaper in the Canadian West, Minnedosa Tribune.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 May 2022

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