La Liberté (Canada)

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La Liberté
TypeWeekly newspaper
FormatTabloid
Owner(s)Presse-Ouest Limitée
Founder(s)Archbishop Louis-Philippe-Adélard Langevin
Associate editorSophie Gaulin
Staff writersMorgane Lemée, Amandine Cange, Mathilde Errard
Founded1913; 106 years ago (1913)
LanguageFrench
Headquarters420, rue des Meurons
St. Boniface, Man.
R2H 2N9
Circulation6,200
ISSN0845-0455
Websitehttps://www.la-liberte.ca
Free online archiveshttp://la-liberte.mb.ca/celebrations-du-100e/la-liberte%20numerisee

La Liberté is a Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada based newspaper founded on May 20, 1913 by Archbishop Adélard Langevin of Saint-Boniface.[1] In 1970, the publication was taken over by Presse-Ouest Limitée which is owned by the francophone cultural organization la Société Franco-Manitobaine (SFM). Its headquarters are at 240 Des Meurons Ave. in St. Boniface.

La Liberté is currently the only French-speaking provincial weekly newspaper in Manitoba. The newspaper celebrated its 85th anniversary in 1998. It has a staff of ten people. In 2013, La Liberté celebrated a hundred years of news in Manitoba, en français.[2]

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  1. ^ "Manitoba Newspapers Listing". Histoire Manitobaine. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
  2. ^ Gwiazda, Woytek (May 23, 2013). "La Liberté: 100 yr old newspaper weekly celebrates with online archive". Radio Canada International. Retrieved September 1, 2019.

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