- The Daily Nor'Wester was published six times a week (except Sundays) from February 3, 1894 to June 8, 1898. Prospectus Dec. 29, 1893. It was started by W.F. Luxton, the founder of the Manitoba Free Press. Luxton sold the Daily Nor'Wester in 1896 and under new ownership, morning and evening editions were published from January 2, 1897 to June 8, 1898. It was continued as the Morning Telegram on June 9, 1898.
"William Buckingham and William Coldwell, two young newspaper men on their way to the Settlement to start our first newspaper, the NorWester... brought a printing press, type, paper and ink, experience as reporters and printers, a stock of books for sale, high hopes, and definite convictions about what the future of the Settlement should be." -- Aileen Garland, The Nor'Wester and the Men Who Established It MHS Transactions Series 3, 1959-60 season