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=== FINDING & USING THE NEWSPAPER YOU WANT (Continued) ===
  
Canada
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==== Canada ====
  
Library and Archives Canada
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=== Library and Archives Canada ===
395 Wellington Street
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4
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General enquiries: 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (Toll free in Canada and the US)
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Online Contact Forms at:
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http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/contact/index-e.html
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Their preferred method of receiving queries is via email, at either of the above addresses. There is a large collection of newspapers on mf at Library and Archives Canada. It published a union list in book form under the title Union list of Canadian newspapers held by Canadian libraries = Liste collective des journaux canadiens disponibles dans les bibliothèques canadiennes (National Library of Canada, 1977, with a supplementary volume in 1983). Since 1988 it has been published on microfiche only. This title is widely available in Canadian libraries of all sizes. Newspaper holdings for LAC are listed on their website:
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395 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4 General enquiries: 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (Toll free in Canada and the US) Online Contact Forms at:'''http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/contact/index-e.html'''
  
Canadian Newspapers on Microform Held by the Library and ArchivesCanada, http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html.
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Their preferred method of receiving queries is via email, at either of the above addresses. There is a large collection of newspapers on mf at Library and Archives Canada. It published a union list in book form under the title ''Union list of Canadian newspapers held by Canadian libraries = Liste collective des journaux canadiens disponibles dans les bibliothèques canadiennes'' (National Library of Canada, 1977, with a supplementary volume in 1983). Since 1988 it has been published on microfiche only. This title is widely available in Canadian libraries of all sizes. Newspaper holdings for'''LAC''' are listed on their website:
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Canadian Newspapers on Microform Held by the Library and ArchivesCanada, '''http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html.'''
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==== Alberta  ====
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'''Provincial Archives of Alberta'''
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8555 Roper Road
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Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1
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Telephone: 780-427-1750
  
Alberta
 
Provincial Archives of Alberta
 
8555 Roper Road
 
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1
 
Telephone: 780-427-1750
 
 
Email: paa@gov.ab.ca  
 
Email: paa@gov.ab.ca  
Website: http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/
 
  
The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.
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Website: http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/
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The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.  
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==== Legislative Assembly of Alberta - Library Services  ====
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216 Legislature Building
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10800-97th Avenue
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Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B6
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Telephone: (780)427- 2473
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Email: library.requests@assembly.ab.ca
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Website:'''http://www.assembly.ab.ca/lao/library/index.htm'''
  
Legislative Assembly of Alberta - Library Services
 
216 Legislature Building
 
10800-97th Avenue
 
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B6
 
Telephone: (780)427- 2473
 
Email: library.requests@assembly.ab.ca
 
Website: http://www.assembly.ab.ca/lao/library/index.htm
 
 
Both the Provincial Archives and Legislature Library have newspapers.  
 
Both the Provincial Archives and Legislature Library have newspapers.  
British Columbia
 
  
British Columbia Archives
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=== British Columbia  ===
655 Belleville Street
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Victoria, British Colombia
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==== British Columbia Archives ====
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655 Belleville Street  
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Victoria, British Colombia  
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Mailing address:  
 
Mailing address:  
675 Belleville Street
 
Victoria, British Colombia V8W 9W2
 
Telephone Toll Free from Greater Vancouver area: (604)660-2421 (ask the operator for 250-387-1952). From other areas in British Columbia, excluding Vancouver & Victoria: 1-800-663-7867 (ask the operator for 387-1952). From everywhere else (250)387-1952
 
Email: access@bcarchives.bc.ca (please see their website for a complex and very firm note on what is required for an email query)
 
Website: http://www.bcarchives.bc.ca/
 
  
Their catalogue, British Columbia Newspapers on Microfilm, can be found at the website:
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675 Belleville Street
http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/library/newspapr/newspapr.htm.
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“The collection does not include the major 20th century Vancouver and Victoria daily newspapers; researchers are advised to contact public libraries, university libraries, or the Legislative Library of British Columbia for these materials.”
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Manitoba
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Victoria, British Colombia V8W 9W2
Archives of Manitoba
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130-200 Vaughan Street
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Telephone Toll Free from Greater Vancouver area: (604)660-2421 (ask the operator for 250-387-1952). From other areas in British Columbia, excluding Vancouver & Victoria: 1-800-663-7867 (ask the operator for 387-1952). From everywhere else (250)387-1952
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1T5
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Telephone Government Records: (204)945-3738
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Email: access@bcarchives.bc.ca (please see their website for a complex and very firm note on
TelephoneGeneral Inquiries : (204)945-3971
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Email: archives@gov.mb.ca
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what is required for an email query)
Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/
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Website: '''http://www.bcarchives.bc.ca/'''
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Their catalogue, British Columbia Newspapers on Microfilm, can be found at the website: '''http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/library/newspapr/newspapr.htm'''
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. “The collection does not include the major 20th century Vancouver and Victoria daily newspapers; researchers are advised to contact public libraries, university libraries, or the Legislative Library of British Columbia for these materials.”
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=== Manitoba ===
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==== Archives of Manitoba ====
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130-200 Vaughan Street  
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Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1T5  
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Telephone Government Records: (204)945-3738  
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TelephoneGeneral Inquiries : (204)945-3971  
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Email: archives@gov.mb.ca  
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Website: '''http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/'''
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For books and publications, researchers are referred to the '''Manitoba Legislative Library''' in the same building.
  
For books and publications, researchers are referred to the Manitoba Legislative Library in the same building.
 
 
Telephone: (204)945-4243  
 
Telephone: (204)945-4243  
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Email: legislative_library@gov.mb.ca  
 
Email: legislative_library@gov.mb.ca  
Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib/
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Website: '''http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib/'''
  
 
They have newspapers from Manitoba dating back to 1859 and make the microfilms available for interlibrary loan.  
 
They have newspapers from Manitoba dating back to 1859 and make the microfilms available for interlibrary loan.  
  
New Brunswick
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=== New Brunswick ===
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB)
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Bonar Law-Bennett Building
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==== Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB) ====
23 Dineen Drive
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University of New Brunswick Campus
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Bonar Law-Bennett Building  
Fredericton, New Brunswick
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23 Dineen Drive  
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University of New Brunswick Campus  
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Fredericton, New Brunswick  
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Mailing Address:  
 
Mailing Address:  
P.O. Box 6000
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Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1
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P.O. Box 6000  
Telephone: (506)453-2122
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Website: http://archives.gnb.ca/Archives/
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Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1  
New Brunswick Newspaper Directory: http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperDirectory/?culture=en-CA
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The province’s largest collection of newspapers is at:
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Telephone: (506)453-2122  
Harriet Irving Library
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University of New Brunswick
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Website: '''http://archives.gnb.ca/Archives/ '''
P.O. Box 7500
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New Brunswick Newspaper Directory:'''http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperDirectory/?culture=en-CA'''
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The province’s largest collection of newspapers is at:  
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==== Harriet Irving Library ====
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University of New Brunswick  
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P.O. Box 7500  
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Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H5  
 
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H5  
(Street address: 5 MacAulay Lane)
 
Telephone: (506) 453-4740
 
Newspaper Guide:
 
http://www.lib.unb.ca/microforms/newsguide.html
 
  
Legislative Library of New Brunswick
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(Street address: 5 MacAulay Lane)
706 Queen Street
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P.O. Box 6000
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Telephone: (506) 453-4740
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1
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Telephone: (506)453-2338
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Newspaper Guide:
Email: library.biblio-info@gnb.ca
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Website: http://www.gnb.ca/legis/leglibbib/index.asp
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'''http://www.lib.unb.ca/microforms/newsguide.html'''
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==== Legislative Library of New Brunswick ====
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706 Queen Street  
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P.O. Box 6000  
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Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1  
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Telephone: (506)453-2338  
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Email: library.biblio-info@gnb.ca  
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Website: '''http://www.gnb.ca/legis/leglibbib/index.asp'''
  
 
The Legislative Library also has a large collection. They have all New Brunswick newspapers and also make clippings files by subject from the four provincial dailies “concerning public issues and the activities of the New Brunswick government” so it appears unlikely these will be of use to genealogists.  
 
The Legislative Library also has a large collection. They have all New Brunswick newspapers and also make clippings files by subject from the four provincial dailies “concerning public issues and the activities of the New Brunswick government” so it appears unlikely these will be of use to genealogists.  
Newfoundland & Labrador
 
The Rooms - Provincial Archives Division9 Bonaventure Avenue
 
P.O. Box 1800, Station C
 
St. John’s, Newfoundland A1C 5P9
 
Telephone: (709)757-8030
 
Email: archives@therooms.ca
 
Website: http://www.therooms.ca/archives/
 
  
The principal repository for newspapers is the Newfoundland & Labrador Collection, which is part of the:
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=== Newfoundland & Labrador ===
  
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'''The Rooms - Provincial Archives Division9''' Bonaventure Avenue
Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries
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Newfoundland & Labrador Collection
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P.O. Box 1800, Station C
Provincial Resource Library
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Arts & Culture Centre
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St. John’s, Newfoundland A1C 5P9
St. John’s, Newfoundland A1B 3A3
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Telephone: 709-737-3955
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Telephone: (709)757-8030
Website: http://www.nlpl.ca/nlcollection/
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Email: archives@therooms.ca
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Website:'''http://www.therooms.ca/archives/'''
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The principal repository for newspapers is the Newfoundland & Labrador Collection, which is part of the:
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=== <br> Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Public Libraries ===
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==== Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Collection ====
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'''Provincial Resource Library'''
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Arts &amp; Culture Centre  
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St. John’s, Newfoundland A1B 3A3  
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Telephone: 709-737-3955  
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Website: '''http://www.nlpl.ca/nlcollection/'''
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==== Nova Scotia  ====
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'''Nova Scotia Archives'''
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6016 University Avenue
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Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1W4
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(corner of University Avenue and Robie Street)
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Telephone: (902)424-6060
  
Nova Scotia
 
Nova Scotia Archives
 
6016 University Avenue
 
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1W4
 
(corner of University Avenue and Robie Street)
 
Telephone: (902)424-6060
 
 
Email: nsarm@gov.ns.ca  
 
Email: nsarm@gov.ns.ca  
Website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/
 
  
A good listing of their newspaper holdings can be found in Terrence Punch’s Genealogical research in Nova Scotia (New revised edition, Halifax: Nimbus, 1998).
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Website:'''http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/'''
Ontario
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Archives of Ontario
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A good listing of their newspaper holdings can be found in Terrence Punch’s ''Genealogical research in Nova Scotia'' (New revised edition, Halifax: Nimbus, 1998).  
134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.  
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Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C5
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=== Ontario ===
Toll-Free Number (Ontario only): 1-800-668-9933  
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==== Archives of Ontario ====
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134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.
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Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C5  
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Toll-Free Number (Ontario only): 1-800-668-9933
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or (416)327-1600
 
or (416)327-1600
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Email: reference@ontario.ca
 
Email: reference@ontario.ca
Website: http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/
 
  
AO has a large collection of pre-1930 newspapers. In the 1960s, Ontario universities had a cooperative programme to microfilm local newspapers, and these microfilms can be found in many university libraries. The largest collection of post-1930 Ontario newspapers in one place (aside from LAC) can be found at the:
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Website:'''http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/'''
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AO has a large collection of pre-1930 newspapers. In the 1960s, Ontario universities had a cooperative programme to microfilm local newspapers, and these microfilms can be found in many university libraries. The largest collection of post-1930 Ontario newspapers in one place (aside from'''LAC''') can be found at the:  
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=== Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library ===
  
Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library
 
 
789 Yonge Street (1 block north of Bloor)
 
789 Yonge Street (1 block north of Bloor)
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Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8
 
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8
Telephone: (416) 393-7131
 
Website: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/
 
  
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Telephone: (416) 393-7131
Prince Edward Island
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Public Archives & Records Office (PARO)
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Hon. George Coles Building, 4th floor
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175 Richmond Street
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
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Mailing address:
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P.O. Box 1000
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7M4
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Telephone: (902)368-4290
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Email: archives@gov.pe.ca
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Website: http://www.gov.pe.ca/archives/
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There are many newspapers here and at the:
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Website: '''http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/'''
Robertson Library
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University of Prince Edward Island
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550 University Avenue
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3
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Information/Reference Desk: (902)566-0696
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Email: reference@upei.ca
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Website: http://library.upei.ca/  
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Québec
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The Archives nationales du Québec has nine locations, each of which has the materials for its area:
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Abitibi-Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec
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<br> Prince Edward Island Public Archives &amp; Records Office (PARO) Hon. George Coles Building, 4th floor 175 Richmond Street Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Mailing address: P.O. Box 1000 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7M4 Telephone: (902)368-4290 Email: archives@gov.pe.ca Website: http://www.gov.pe.ca/archives/
27, rue du Terminus Ouest
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Rouyn-Noranda, Québec  J9X 293
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Telephone: (819) 763-3484
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Email: archives.rouyn@banq.qc.ca
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Bas-Saint-Laurent et Gaspésie, Iles-de-la-Madeleine
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There are many newspapers here and at the: Robertson Library University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3 Information/Reference Desk: (902)566-0696 Email: reference@upei.ca Website: http://library.upei.ca/ Québec The Archives nationales du Québec has nine locations, each of which has the materials for its area:
337, rue Moreault
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Rimouski, Québec  G5L 1P4
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Telephone: (418) 727-3500
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Email: archives.rimouski@banq.qc.ca
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Côte-Nord
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Abitibi-Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec 27, rue du Terminus Ouest Rouyn-Noranda, Québec J9X 293 Telephone: (819) 763-3484 Email: archives.rouyn@banq.qc.ca
700, boulevard Laure, Bureau 190-2
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Sept-Iles, Québec, G4R 1Y1
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Bas-Saint-Laurent et Gaspésie, Iles-de-la-Madeleine 337, rue Moreault Rimouski, Québec G5L 1P4 Telephone: (418) 727-3500 Email: archives.rimouski@banq.qc.ca
Telephone: (418) 964-8434
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Email:archives.sept-iles@banq.qc.ca
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Côte-Nord 700, boulevard Laure, Bureau 190-2 Sept-Iles, Québec, G4R 1Y1 Telephone: (418) 964-8434 Email:archives.sept-iles@banq.qc.ca  
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Estrie
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Estrie 225, rue Frontenac, bureau 401 Sherbrooke, Québec J1H 1K1 Telephone: (819) 820-3010 Email: archives.sherbrooke@banq.qc.ca
225, rue Frontenac, bureau 401
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Sherbrooke, Québec J1H 1K1
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Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec 225, rue des Forges Trois-Rivières, Québec G9A 2G7 Telephone: (819) 371-6015 Email:archives.trois-rivieres@banq.qc.ca  
Telephone: (819) 820-3010
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Email: archives.sherbrooke@banq.qc.ca
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Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec
 
225, rue des Forges
 
Trois-Rivières, Québec  G9A 2G7
 
Telephone: (819) 371-6015
 
Email:archives.trois-rivieres@banq.qc.ca
 
 
  Montréal
 
  Montréal
Édifice Gilles-Hocquart
 
535 avenue Viger est
 
Montréal, Québec  H2L 2P3
 
Telephone: (514) 873-1100, option 4
 
Email: archives.montreal@banq.qc.ca
 
  
Outaouais
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Édifice Gilles-Hocquart 535 avenue Viger est Montréal, Québec H2L 2P3 Telephone: (514) 873-1100, option 4 Email: archives.montreal@banq.qc.ca
855, boulevard de la Gappe
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Gatineau (Québec) J8T 8H9
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Outaouais 855, boulevard de la Gappe Gatineau (Québec) J8T 8H9 Telephone&nbsp;: (819) 568-8798 Email: archives.gatineau@banq.qc.ca
Telephone : (819) 568-8798
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Email: archives.gatineau@banq.qc.ca
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Québec Campus de l’Université Laval Pavillon Louis-Jacques-Casault Cité universitaire, C.P. 10450 1055, avenue du Séminaire Case postale 10450, succursale Sainte-Foy Québec G1V 4N1 Telephone: (418) 643-8904 Email: archives.quebec@banq.qc.ca  
  
Québec
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Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean 930, rue Jacques-Cartier Est Bureau C-103 Chicoutimi, Québec G7H 2A9 Telephone: 418-698-3516
Campus de l’Université Laval
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Pavillon Louis-Jacques-Casault
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Cité universitaire, C.P. 10450
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1055, avenue du Séminaire
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Case postale 10450, succursale Sainte-Foy
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Québec G1V 4N1
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Telephone: (418) 643-8904
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Email: archives.quebec@banq.qc.ca
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Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean
 
930, rue Jacques-Cartier Est
 
Bureau C-103
 
Chicoutimi, Québec  G7H 2A9
 
Telephone: 418-698-3516
 
 
           Email: archives.saguenay@banq.qc.ca
 
           Email: archives.saguenay@banq.qc.ca
  
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<br> The principal repository for newspapers is the:  
The principal repository for newspapers is the:
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Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) 475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est Montréal, Québec H2L 5C4 Telephone: 514-873-1100 Toll free in Québec outside Montréal: 1-800-363-9028 Website: http://www.banq.qc.ca/
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Saskatchewan Regina location: Saskatchewan Archives Board 3303 Hillsdale Street Regina, Saskatchewan Mailing address: P.O. Box 1665 Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C6 Telephone: 306-787-4068 Email: info.regina@archives.gov.sk.ca Website: http://www.saskarchives.com/web/index.html
  
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)
 
475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est
 
Montréal, Québec H2L 5C4
 
Telephone: 514-873-1100
 
Toll free in Québec outside Montréal: 1-800-363-9028
 
Website: http://www.banq.qc.ca/
 
 
Saskatchewan
 
Regina location:
 
Saskatchewan Archives Board
 
3303 Hillsdale Street
 
Regina, Saskatchewan
 
Mailing address:
 
P.O. Box 1665
 
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C6
 
Telephone: 306-787-4068
 
Email: info.regina@archives.gov.sk.ca
 
Website: http://www.saskarchives.com/web/index.html
 
 
  Saskatoon location:  
 
  Saskatoon location:  
Saskatchewan Archives Board
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91 Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan
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Saskatchewan Archives Board 91 Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan 3 Campus Drive Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A4 Telephone: 306-933-5832 Email: info.saskatoon@archives.gov.sk.ca  
3 Campus Drive
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A4
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Telephone: 306-933-5832
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Email: info.saskatoon@archives.gov.sk.ca
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The two offices’ collections reflect their geographical location, Regina collecting for the south and Saskatoon for the north of the province, but it is possible to have things sent to the other office if that is where you will be.  
 
The two offices’ collections reflect their geographical location, Regina collecting for the south and Saskatoon for the north of the province, but it is possible to have things sent to the other office if that is where you will be.  
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This is the best source for newspapers; papers from communities north of Davidson are in Saskatoon, the rest are in Regina. The weeklies on microfilm are available on interloan.  
 
This is the best source for newspapers; papers from communities north of Davidson are in Saskatoon, the rest are in Regina. The weeklies on microfilm are available on interloan.  
  
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<br> Yukon, Northwest Territories &amp; Nunavut Department of Tourism and Culture - Yukon Archives Yukon Place - 400 College Drive Whitehorse, Yukon Telephone: (867)667-5321 Website: http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/75.html  
Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut
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Department of Tourism and Culture - Yukon Archives
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Yukon Place - 400 College Drive
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Whitehorse, Yukon
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Telephone: (867)667-5321
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Website: http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/75.html
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For Northwest Territories:
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For Northwest Territories: Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - NWT Archives P.O. Box 1320 4750 - 48 Street Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9 Telephone: (867)873-7551 Email: nwtarchives@learnnet.nt.ca Website: http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/programs/archive.htm  
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - NWT Archives
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P.O. Box 1320
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4750 - 48 Street
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9
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Telephone: (867)873-7551
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Email: nwtarchives@learnnet.nt.ca
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Website: http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/programs/archive.htm
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For Nunavut:
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For Nunavut: Nunavut Archives Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth Box 1000, Stn. 800 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0 Telephone: 867-975-5500  
Nunavut Archives  
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Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth
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Box 1000, Stn. 800
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Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
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Telephone: 867-975-5500
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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course Canadian: Newspaper Records  by Ryan Taylor, revised by Susanna de Groot, PLCGS. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

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FINDING & USING THE NEWSPAPER YOU WANT (Continued)

Canada

Library and Archives Canada

395 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4 General enquiries: 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (Toll free in Canada and the US) Online Contact Forms at:http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/contact/index-e.html

Their preferred method of receiving queries is via email, at either of the above addresses. There is a large collection of newspapers on mf at Library and Archives Canada. It published a union list in book form under the title Union list of Canadian newspapers held by Canadian libraries = Liste collective des journaux canadiens disponibles dans les bibliothèques canadiennes (National Library of Canada, 1977, with a supplementary volume in 1983). Since 1988 it has been published on microfiche only. This title is widely available in Canadian libraries of all sizes. Newspaper holdings forLAC are listed on their website:

Canadian Newspapers on Microform Held by the Library and ArchivesCanada, http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html.

Alberta

Provincial Archives of Alberta

8555 Roper Road

Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1

Telephone: 780-427-1750

Email: paa@gov.ab.ca

Website: http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/

The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.

Legislative Assembly of Alberta - Library Services

216 Legislature Building

10800-97th Avenue

Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B6

Telephone: (780)427- 2473

Email: library.requests@assembly.ab.ca

Website:http://www.assembly.ab.ca/lao/library/index.htm

Both the Provincial Archives and Legislature Library have newspapers.

British Columbia

British Columbia Archives

655 Belleville Street

Victoria, British Colombia

Mailing address:

675 Belleville Street

Victoria, British Colombia V8W 9W2

Telephone Toll Free from Greater Vancouver area: (604)660-2421 (ask the operator for 250-387-1952). From other areas in British Columbia, excluding Vancouver & Victoria: 1-800-663-7867 (ask the operator for 387-1952). From everywhere else (250)387-1952

Email: access@bcarchives.bc.ca (please see their website for a complex and very firm note on

what is required for an email query)

Website: http://www.bcarchives.bc.ca/

Their catalogue, British Columbia Newspapers on Microfilm, can be found at the website: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/library/newspapr/newspapr.htm

. “The collection does not include the major 20th century Vancouver and Victoria daily newspapers; researchers are advised to contact public libraries, university libraries, or the Legislative Library of British Columbia for these materials.”

Manitoba

Archives of Manitoba

130-200 Vaughan Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1T5

Telephone Government Records: (204)945-3738

TelephoneGeneral Inquiries : (204)945-3971

Email: archives@gov.mb.ca

Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/

For books and publications, researchers are referred to the Manitoba Legislative Library in the same building.

Telephone: (204)945-4243

Email: legislative_library@gov.mb.ca

Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib/

They have newspapers from Manitoba dating back to 1859 and make the microfilms available for interlibrary loan.

New Brunswick

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB)

Bonar Law-Bennett Building

23 Dineen Drive

University of New Brunswick Campus

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 6000

Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1

Telephone: (506)453-2122

Website: http://archives.gnb.ca/Archives/

New Brunswick Newspaper Directory:http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperDirectory/?culture=en-CA

The province’s largest collection of newspapers is at:

Harriet Irving Library

University of New Brunswick

P.O. Box 7500

Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H5

(Street address: 5 MacAulay Lane)

Telephone: (506) 453-4740

Newspaper Guide:

http://www.lib.unb.ca/microforms/newsguide.html

Legislative Library of New Brunswick

706 Queen Street

P.O. Box 6000

Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1

Telephone: (506)453-2338

Email: library.biblio-info@gnb.ca

Website: http://www.gnb.ca/legis/leglibbib/index.asp

The Legislative Library also has a large collection. They have all New Brunswick newspapers and also make clippings files by subject from the four provincial dailies “concerning public issues and the activities of the New Brunswick government” so it appears unlikely these will be of use to genealogists.

Newfoundland & Labrador

The Rooms - Provincial Archives Division9 Bonaventure Avenue

P.O. Box 1800, Station C

St. John’s, Newfoundland A1C 5P9

Telephone: (709)757-8030

Email: archives@therooms.ca

Website:http://www.therooms.ca/archives/

The principal repository for newspapers is the Newfoundland & Labrador Collection, which is part of the:


Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries

Newfoundland & Labrador Collection

Provincial Resource Library

Arts & Culture Centre

St. John’s, Newfoundland A1B 3A3

Telephone: 709-737-3955

Website: http://www.nlpl.ca/nlcollection/

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Archives

6016 University Avenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1W4

(corner of University Avenue and Robie Street)

Telephone: (902)424-6060

Email: nsarm@gov.ns.ca

Website:http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/

A good listing of their newspaper holdings can be found in Terrence Punch’s Genealogical research in Nova Scotia (New revised edition, Halifax: Nimbus, 1998).

Ontario

Archives of Ontario

134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.

Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C5

Toll-Free Number (Ontario only): 1-800-668-9933

or (416)327-1600

Email: reference@ontario.ca

Website:http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/

AO has a large collection of pre-1930 newspapers. In the 1960s, Ontario universities had a cooperative programme to microfilm local newspapers, and these microfilms can be found in many university libraries. The largest collection of post-1930 Ontario newspapers in one place (aside fromLAC) can be found at the:

Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge Street (1 block north of Bloor)

Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8

Telephone: (416) 393-7131

Website: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/


Prince Edward Island Public Archives & Records Office (PARO) Hon. George Coles Building, 4th floor 175 Richmond Street Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Mailing address: P.O. Box 1000 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7M4 Telephone: (902)368-4290 Email: archives@gov.pe.ca Website: http://www.gov.pe.ca/archives/

There are many newspapers here and at the: Robertson Library University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3 Information/Reference Desk: (902)566-0696 Email: reference@upei.ca Website: http://library.upei.ca/ Québec The Archives nationales du Québec has nine locations, each of which has the materials for its area:

Abitibi-Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec 27, rue du Terminus Ouest Rouyn-Noranda, Québec J9X 293 Telephone: (819) 763-3484 Email: archives.rouyn@banq.qc.ca

Bas-Saint-Laurent et Gaspésie, Iles-de-la-Madeleine 337, rue Moreault Rimouski, Québec G5L 1P4 Telephone: (418) 727-3500 Email: archives.rimouski@banq.qc.ca

Côte-Nord 700, boulevard Laure, Bureau 190-2 Sept-Iles, Québec, G4R 1Y1 Telephone: (418) 964-8434 Email:archives.sept-iles@banq.qc.ca

Estrie 225, rue Frontenac, bureau 401 Sherbrooke, Québec J1H 1K1 Telephone: (819) 820-3010 Email: archives.sherbrooke@banq.qc.ca

Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec 225, rue des Forges Trois-Rivières, Québec G9A 2G7 Telephone: (819) 371-6015 Email:archives.trois-rivieres@banq.qc.ca

Montréal

Édifice Gilles-Hocquart 535 avenue Viger est Montréal, Québec H2L 2P3 Telephone: (514) 873-1100, option 4 Email: archives.montreal@banq.qc.ca

Outaouais 855, boulevard de la Gappe Gatineau (Québec) J8T 8H9 Telephone : (819) 568-8798 Email: archives.gatineau@banq.qc.ca

Québec Campus de l’Université Laval Pavillon Louis-Jacques-Casault Cité universitaire, C.P. 10450 1055, avenue du Séminaire Case postale 10450, succursale Sainte-Foy Québec G1V 4N1 Telephone: (418) 643-8904 Email: archives.quebec@banq.qc.ca

Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean 930, rue Jacques-Cartier Est Bureau C-103 Chicoutimi, Québec G7H 2A9 Telephone: 418-698-3516

          Email: archives.saguenay@banq.qc.ca


The principal repository for newspapers is the:

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) 475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est Montréal, Québec H2L 5C4 Telephone: 514-873-1100 Toll free in Québec outside Montréal: 1-800-363-9028 Website: http://www.banq.qc.ca/

Saskatchewan Regina location: Saskatchewan Archives Board 3303 Hillsdale Street Regina, Saskatchewan Mailing address: P.O. Box 1665 Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C6 Telephone: 306-787-4068 Email: info.regina@archives.gov.sk.ca Website: http://www.saskarchives.com/web/index.html

Saskatoon location: 

Saskatchewan Archives Board 91 Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan 3 Campus Drive Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A4 Telephone: 306-933-5832 Email: info.saskatoon@archives.gov.sk.ca

The two offices’ collections reflect their geographical location, Regina collecting for the south and Saskatoon for the north of the province, but it is possible to have things sent to the other office if that is where you will be.

This is the best source for newspapers; papers from communities north of Davidson are in Saskatoon, the rest are in Regina. The weeklies on microfilm are available on interloan.


Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut Department of Tourism and Culture - Yukon Archives Yukon Place - 400 College Drive Whitehorse, Yukon Telephone: (867)667-5321 Website: http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/75.html

For Northwest Territories: Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - NWT Archives P.O. Box 1320 4750 - 48 Street Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9 Telephone: (867)873-7551 Email: nwtarchives@learnnet.nt.ca Website: http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/programs/archive.htm

For Nunavut: Nunavut Archives Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth Box 1000, Stn. 800 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0 Telephone: 867-975-5500

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