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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Manitoba Business: Russell Banner

The Russell Banner originated in 1897 when George Meikle came from Saltcoats, North West Territories [now Saskatchewan] and established a folio paper that he called Canada Musings. In 1898, he renamed it The Banner. It has operated continuously ever since then.

Publishers

Period

Publisher

1897-1900

George Meikle

1900-1936

Joseph “Joey” McIntyre (1875-1968)

1936-1972

Edward Cecil “Cec” Sanderson (1906-1984)

1972-2003

Clayton G. “Inky” Chaloner

2003-?

Gilroy family

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Merchants Bank Building / Russell Banner Building (310 Main Street, Russell, Municipality of Russell-Binscarth)

Sources:

Obituary [Joseph McIntyre], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 August 1968, page 26.

The Story of Manitoba’s Weekly Newspapers by Major A. M. Pratt, The Manitoba Weekly Newspapers Association, 1970, pages 239-240.

Obituary [Edward Cecil Sanderson], Winnipeg Free Press, 7 September 1984, page 42.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 January 2018

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