- The Manitoban and Northwest Herald appeared weekly from October 15, 1870 until November 21, 1874, though its publication was suspended from September 21 - November 23, 1872. From November 19, 1870 until September 14, 1872, its title changed to the Weekly Manitoban and Herald of Rupert's Land and North-Western Territory. It was continued by the Standard.
"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