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Whig Standard


Description
Media Type:
Publication
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Newspapers
Description:
The British Whig was founded in 1834 by Edward John Barker (1799–1884).

It merged in 1926 with the Kingston Daily Standard (founded 1908) to become the Kingston Whig-Standard.

The word "Kingston" was dropped from the name in 1973, but was reinstated in the early 1990s.

The present publication is Canada's oldest continuously published daily newspaper. It is published daily, except on Sunday.
Place of Publication:
Kingston
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.23342 Longitude: -76.4994
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Belleville Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

254 Pinnacle St.
Belleville, ON K8N3B1
613-968-6731

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Whig Standard


The British Whig was founded in 1834 by Edward John Barker (1799–1884).

It merged in 1926 with the Kingston Daily Standard (founded 1908) to become the Kingston Whig-Standard.

The word "Kingston" was dropped from the name in 1973, but was reinstated in the early 1990s.

The present publication is Canada's oldest continuously published daily newspaper. It is published daily, except on Sunday.