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.
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.
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