Collection C0005 - Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD) collection

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Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD) collection

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CA MRUASC C0005

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  • 1995-2015 (Publication)
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    Great West Newspapers Limited Partnership

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2.46 m of textual records (934 issues)
130 CD-ROMs

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Donated on June 14, 2018 by Great West Newspapers Limited Partnership.

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Collection consists of a near-complete print run of Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD), a Calgary-based local news and entertainment weekly newspaper that was published from 1995 to 2015 by Great West Newspapers Limited Partnership. The 934 newspaper issues in the collection are bound in volumes in chronological order. The collection also contains one series of CD and DVDs containing digital photographs, articles, and web page images created by Fast Forward Weekly's staff for the newspaper.

"Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD) was a news and entertainment weekly which provides news, alternative viewpoints, entertainment information, review articles and specialized advertising. It was distributed throughout Calgary, Banff and Canmore. It is owned by Great West Newspapers, LP. With an assessed readership of 70,000 upon a distributed circulation of 30,000, the paper was one of the most widely circulated and well-respected alternative newspapers in Canada."

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The photograph linked to this description is the cover the last issue of Fast Forward Weekly (Item OS-0054 - Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD) : Calgary's news & entertainment alternative).

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Created June 27, 2018 by RP.

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  • English

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Wikipedia."Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD)"
Accessed July 5, 2018.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_Forward_Weekly

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