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The Montreal Standard, later known as The Standard, was a national weekly pictorial newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, founded by Hugh Graham.wikipedia
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The Montreal Standard, later known as The Standard, was a national weekly pictorial newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, founded by Hugh Graham.
Later Graham founded two weeklies, the Family Herald and Weekly Star, with a national circulation in rural districts, as well as the Montreal Standard, which catered to Montreal's urban population.

Montreal Star

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In 1925, Graham sold the paper, along with other media properties including the Montreal Star, to John Wilson McConnell.
McConnell also owned two other newspapers, the Montreal Standard and Family Herald.

Weekend (magazine)

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In 1951, the Standard was changed to a magazine format and relaunched as Weekend Picture Magazine (later Weekend) that was distributed across Canada as a weekend supplement to local newspapers.
The Montreal Standard was founded in 1905 as a weekly newspaper and was purchased by the Montreal Star in 1925.

Jimmy Frise

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In 1947, the Standard wooed away popular cartoonist Jimmy Frise from the Star Weekly but as the Star Weekly retained the rights to the name of Frise's popular Birdseye Center comic strip, the cartoon was renamed Juniper Junction.
He moved to the Montreal Standard in 1947, but as the Star kept publication rights to Birdseye Center, Frise continued it as Juniper Junction with strongly similar characters and situations.

Mavis Gallant

Notable contributors to the newspaper include Mavis Gallant, who was on staff as a feature reporter from 1944 to 1950, and Lawrence Earl, who was a war correspondent and photojournalist for the paper during World War II.
In her 20s, Gallant briefly worked for the National Film Board before taking a job as a reporter for the Montreal Standard (1944–1950).

Lawrence Earl

Notable contributors to the newspaper include Mavis Gallant, who was on staff as a feature reporter from 1944 to 1950, and Lawrence Earl, who was a war correspondent and photojournalist for the paper during World War II.
Born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick, Earl worked as a journalist for the Montreal Standard, including a stint as a war correspondent and photojournalist in Europe during World War II.

Star Weekly

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The Standard was available in Montreal as a free weekend supplement to the Montreal Star and nationally through subscription and newsstands and was a rival to the Toronto-based Star Weekly.

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The Montreal Standard, later known as The Standard, was a national weekly pictorial newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, founded by Hugh Graham.

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The Montreal Standard, later known as The Standard, was a national weekly pictorial newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, founded by Hugh Graham.

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The Montreal Standard, later known as The Standard, was a national weekly pictorial newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, founded by Hugh Graham.

The Illustrated London News

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The Standard began publishing in 1905 as a Saturday-only newspaper on the model of the Illustrated London News.

World War I

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This format continued during World War I and World War II.

World War II

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Notable contributors to the newspaper include Mavis Gallant, who was on staff as a feature reporter from 1944 to 1950, and Lawrence Earl, who was a war correspondent and photojournalist for the paper during World War II. This format continued during World War I and World War II.

Broadsheet

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Through time, the Standard reduced its size from broadsheet to tabloid, and it became more of a feature-oriented weekly emphasizing feature writing, recipes, fiction, cartoons and, increasingly, illustrations and photographs over news items.

Tabloid (newspaper format)

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Through time, the Standard reduced its size from broadsheet to tabloid, and it became more of a feature-oriented weekly emphasizing feature writing, recipes, fiction, cartoons and, increasingly, illustrations and photographs over news items.

John Wilson McConnell

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In 1925, Graham sold the paper, along with other media properties including the Montreal Star, to John Wilson McConnell.

Supplement (publishing)

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The Standard was available in Montreal as a free weekend supplement to the Montreal Star and nationally through subscription and newsstands and was a rival to the Toronto-based Star Weekly.

List of newspapers in Canada

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In 1947, Frise brought the strip to the Montreal Standard, where it was renamed Juniper Junction.

Duncan Macpherson

He drew for the Montreal Standard (starting 1948) and for Maclean's he illustrated the writings of Gregory Clark and Robert Thomas Allen.

Rube Lutzke

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According to the Saturday May 4, 1920 Montreal Standard (p.

Conrad Poirier

He was a freelance writer and sold his photos to large newspapers: The Gazette, Montreal Standard, La Patrie, La Presse.

Doug Wright (cartoonist)

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Within a year, Wright launched a wordless and untitled gag strip about a little boy for the Montreal Standard (called The Weekend magazine after 1951).