Local Institutions

La Liberté

Medium(s): Newspaper + Online
Origins: Founded in 1913 by Mgr Langevin, Bishop of Saint-Boniface.
Political Alignment:
Content: University and local news

The Manitoban

Medium(s): Newspaper + Online
Origins: Founded in 1914 as The Toban.
Political Alignment: None
Content: University and local news

The Manitoban is the University of Manitoba’s official student newspaper, and one of the oldest student newspapers in Canada. It is a non-profit organization and is completely owned and operated by students. It is published weekly during the academic year and monthly during the summer. Notable past contributors include Marshall McLuhan, Marcel Dzama, Andrew Coyne, Nahlah Ayed, Graham Spry, and Izzy Asper.

From their website:

“The Manitoban is an independent and democratic student organization, open to participation from all students. It exists to serve its readers as students and citizens.”

The Uniter

Medium(s): Newspaper + Online
Origins:
Political Alignment:
Content: Current affairs, culture, opinion and campus news.

The Uniter is the University of Winnipeg’s official student newspaper, and is published by Mouseland Press. The Uniter is a member of Campus Network.

Winnipeg Free Press

Medium(s): Newspaper + Online
Origins: The Winnipeg Free Press is a large local newspaper, that is published 6 days a week.
Political Alignment: Neutral
Content: It covers a range of topics with sections including: City & Business, Arts & Life, Sports, etc.