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Encyclopedia > Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Journal
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet

Owner CanWest Global Communications Corp.
Publisher Linda Hughes
Editor Allan Mayer
Founded 1903
Headquarters Edmonton, Alberta

Website: www.edmontonjournal.com

The Edmonton Journal is a daily newspaper in Edmonton, Alberta. It is part of the CanWest News Service division of CanWest Global Communications. Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... CanWest Global Communications Corp. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farmland on the prairies. ... Motto: Fortis et liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English (see below) Flower   Wild rose Tree Lodgepole Pine Bird Great Horned Owl Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the north central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farm land on the prairies. ... CanWest News Service is a Canadian newspaper chain owned by CanWest. ... CanWest Global Communications Corp. ...


The Journal was founded in 1903 by three local businessmen — John Macpherson, Arthur Moore and J.W. Cunningham — as a rival to Alberta's first newspaper, the twenty-three year-old Edmonton Bulletin. Within a week, the Journal took over another newspaper, The Edmonton Post, and established an editorial policy supporting the Conservative party against the Bulletin's pro-Liberal stance. In 1912, the Journal was sold to the Southam family. 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Motto: Fortis et liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English (see below) Flower   Wild rose Tree Lodgepole Pine Bird Great Horned Owl Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total... The Conservative Party of Canada has gone by a variety of names over the years since Canadian Confederation. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned at the centre of the political spectrum, combining a progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


Alberta's first radio station, CJCA, began broadcasting from the Journal building in 1922. CJCA Is an Edmonton radio station. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1937, the Journal came into conflict with Alberta Premier William Aberhart's attempt to pass an Act requiring newspapers to print government rebuttals to stories the provincial cabinet deemed "inaccurate." After successfully fighting the Bill all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada, the Journal became the first non-American newspaper to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize, winning a special bronze plaque in 1938 for defending the freedom of the press. 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Aberhart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... The Supreme Court of Canada (French: Cour suprême du Canada) is the highest court of Canada and is the final court of appeal in the Canadian justice system. ... The gold medal awarded for Public Service in Journalism The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Freedom of the press (or press freedom) is the guarantee by a government of free public press for its citizens and their associations, extended to members of news gathering organizations, and their published reporting. ...


After the Bulletin folded in 1951, the Journal was left as Edmonton's oldest and only remaining daily newspaper. This continued until The Edmonton Sun began publishing in 1978. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The Edmonton Sun is a daily tabloid newspaper published in Edmonton, Alberta by Sun Media. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ...


According to the Canadian Newspaper Association, the Journal boasts a weekly circulation of 895,461 as of March 2006.


External links

  • Edmonton Journal
  • Edmonton Journal History

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Edmonton Journal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (165 words)
The Edmonton Journal is a daily newspaper in Edmonton, Alberta.
The Journal was founded in 1903 by three local businessmen -- John Macpherson, Arthur Moore and J.W. Cunningham -- as a rival to Alberta's first newspaper, the twenty-three year-old Edmonton Bulletin.
After the Bulletin folded in 1951, the Journal was left as Edmonton's oldest and only remaining daily newspaper.
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