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{{Infobox NIFGS|June 2012|{{Canadian Newspapers Course}}|Ryan Taylor, revised by Susanna de Groot, PLCGS}}  
 
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=== Online Newspaper Resources  ===
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== Online Newspaper Resources  ==
  
 
Here is a selected list of websites that can assist you with your research. This list is by no means extensive; some provide indexes while others have actual digital images. Most of these websites offer free access while others are fee based.  
 
Here is a selected list of websites that can assist you with your research. This list is by no means extensive; some provide indexes while others have actual digital images. Most of these websites offer free access while others are fee based.  
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When looking for newspaper resources, be sure to check the public library, university library and local archives in the area of your research.  
 
When looking for newspaper resources, be sure to check the public library, university library and local archives in the area of your research.  
  
==== '''Canada'''  ====
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=== '''Canada'''  ===
  
Library and Archives Canada - [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html Canadian Newspapers on Microform]<br>  
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*Library and Archives Canada - [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html Canadian Newspapers on Microform]<br>  
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*Library and Archives Canada - Checklist of [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/12/index-e.html Indexes to Canadian Newspapers] Held by Library and Archives Canada<br>
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*Library and Archives Canada - [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canada-gazette/index-e.html ''The Canada Gazette''] (1841-1997)<br>
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*Canada Gazette -[http://www.gazette.gc.ca/ ''The Canada Gazette''] (1998-2007)<br>
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*Library and Archives Canada - [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canadian-newspapers/index-e.html Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers&nbsp;] <br>
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*Canadian War Museum - [http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/newspapers/intro_e.shtml Democracy At War: Canadian Newspaper and the Second World War]&nbsp;
  
Library and Archives Canada - Checklist of [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/12/index-e.html Indexes to Canadian Newspapers] Held by Library and Archives Canada<br>
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=== Alberta  ===
  
Library and Archives Canada - [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canada-gazette/index-e.html ''The Canada Gazette''] (1841-1997)<br>  
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*Our Roots - [http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=1108 Alberta Newspapers], 1880-1982<br>
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*[http://lethbridgeherald.newspaperarchive.com/ Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection] (1905-1955)<br>  
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*University of Alberta - [http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers]<br>
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*Alberta Family Histories Society - [http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/announcements/index.shtml Newspaper Announcements (1883-1902)]
  
Canada Gazette -[http://www.gazette.gc.ca/ ''The Canada Gazette''] (1998-2007)<br>
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=== British Columbia  ===
  
Library and Archives Canada - [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canadian-newspapers/index-e.html Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers&nbsp;]  
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*[http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php Victoria Newspapers] 1858-1921<br>
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*[http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/ Prince George Newspapers Project]<br>
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*[http://britishcolonist.ca/ The British Colonist] Online Edition: 1858-1910<br>
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*Terrace Public Library - [http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/ Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive] (1926-2008)
  
Canadian War Museum - [http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/newspapers/intro_e.shtml Democracy At War:] Canadian Newspaper and the Second World War&nbsp;
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=== Manitoba  ===
  
==== <br> '''Alberta '''  ====
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*[http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers Digital Resources on Manitoba History]-Newspapers<br>  
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*University of Alberta - [http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers]<br>
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*Ancestry.ca - [http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=3243&p=5003 Historical Newspaper Collection – Manitoba]
  
Our Roots - [http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=1108 Alberta Newspapers], 1880-1982
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=== New Brunswick  ===
  
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*New Brunswick Provincial Archives - [http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperVitalStats/default.aspx?culture=en-CA Daniel F. Johnson’s New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics (1784-1896)] <br>
  
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*New Brunswick Free Public Library - [http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick] (1871-1908)
  
[http://lethbridgeherald.newspaperarchive.com/ Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection] (1905-1955)
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=== '''Newfoundland and Labrador'''  ===
  
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*[http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/newspapers/papers.htm Historical Directory] of Newfoundland and Labrador Newspapers<br>
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*[http://www.library.mun.ca/qeii/newspapers/ Memorial University Libraries] - Historical Directory of Newfoundland and Labrador Newspapers&nbsp;
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*Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - [http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=typeListing.php&id=70 The Daily News] 1955-1963<br>
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*Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - [http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=typeListing.php&id=30 TheTwillingate Sun] (1880-1953)
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*Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - [http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=typeListing.php&id=36 Le Gaboteur] (1984-Present)
  
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=== Nova Scotia  ===
  
[http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/  University of Alberta] - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers  
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*Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association -[http://nsgna.ednet.ns.ca/nnewsp.html Nova Scotian Newspapers]<br>
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*Acadia University - Vaughan Memorial Library - [http://library.acadiau.ca/find/newsa.html Maritime Newspapers on Microfilm at Acadia]&nbsp;
  
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=== '''Ontario'''  ===
  
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*[http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEDB0057&R=EDB0057 Globe and Mail - Canada’s Heritage from 1844]<br>
  
[http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/announcements/index.shtml Alberta Family Histories Society] - Newspaper Announcements (1883-1902)
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This database is accessible with a Toronto Public Library Card or through ProQuest. Check with your local public or university library. <br>
  
==== '''British Columbia'''  ====
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*[http://pagesofthepast.ca/ Toronto Star - Pages of the Past] (since 1894)<br>
  
[http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php Victoria Newspapers] 1858-1921<br>
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A subscription is required for access. The database is also accessible through the Toronto Public Library website with a library card.  
  
[http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/ Prince George Newspapers Project]<br>  
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*[http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html Provincial Freeman] (1854-1857)<br>
  
[http://britishcolonist.ca/ The British Colonist] Online Edition: 1858-1910<br>  
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*[http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper] (1830s-1925)<br>
  
Terrace Public Library - [http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/ Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive] (1926-2008)
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*[http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records]<br>
  
==== '''Manitoba'''  ====
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*[http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/ Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database]<br>
  
[http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers Digital Resources on Manitoba History]-Newspapers<br>
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*[http://www.ocl.net/tribune/ Ingersoll Tribune Online Database]
  
[http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ University of Alberta] - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers<br>
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=== Prince Edward Island  ===
  
[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=3243&p=5003 Ancestry.ca - Historical Newspaper Collection] – Manitoba
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*[http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html Prince Edward Island] Newspaper Repositories
  
==== '''New Brunswick''' ====
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=== Québec ===
  
New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Daniel F. Johnson’s New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics (1784-1896) http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperVitalStats/default.aspx? culture=en-CA
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*[http://www.banq.qc.ca/ressources_en_ligne/bd_revues_journaux/index.html Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec] - Digital Collection - Newspapers<br>
  
New Brunswick Free Public Library - Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick (1871-1908) http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx
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=== Saskatchewan  ===
  
==== '''Newfoundland &amp; Labrador'''  ====
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*[http://library2.usask.ca/sni/ Saskatchewan News Index 1884-2000]<br>
  
Historical Directory of Newfoundland and Labrador Newspapers http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/newspapers/papers.htm
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*University of Alberta - [http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers]
  
Memorial University Libraries - Historical Directory of Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Newspapers http://www.library.mun.ca/qeii/newspapers/
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=== Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut  ===
  
Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Daily News 1955-1963 http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&amp;id=70
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*[http://onestep.on.ca/findajob/yukon.html Onestep - Ultimate List of Online Newspapers] - Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
 
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Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Twillingate Sun (1880-1953) http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&amp;id=30
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Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - Le Gaboteur (1984-Present) http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&amp;id=36
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==== '''Nova Scotia'''  ====
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Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association - Nova Scotian Newspapers http://nsgna.ednet.ns.ca/nnewsp.html
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Acadia University - Vaughan Memorial Library - Maritime Newspapers on Microfilm at Acadia http://library.acadiau.ca/find/newsa.html  
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==== '''Ontario '''  ====
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Globe and Mail - Canada’s Heritage from 1844 http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEDB0057&amp;R=EDB0057 This database is accessible with a Toronto Public Library Card or through ProQuest. Check with your local public or university library.
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Toronto Star - Pages of the Past (since 1894) http://pagesofthepast.ca/ A subscription is required for access. The database is also accessible through the Toronto Public Library website with a library card.
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Provincial Freeman (1854-1857) http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html
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Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper (1830s-1925) http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html
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Early Toronto Newspapers 1793-1867 http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/list.html
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Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm
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Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/
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Ingersoll Tribune Online Database http://www.ocl.net/tribune/
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==== '''Prince Edward Island'''  ====
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Prince Edward Island Newspaper Repositories http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html
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==== '''Québec '''  ====
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Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Digital Collection - Newspapers http://www.banq.qc.ca/ressources_en_ligne/bd_revues_journaux/index.html
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==== '''Saskatchewan '''  ====
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Saskatchewan News Index 1884-2000 http://library2.usask.ca/sni/
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University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/
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==== '''Yukon, Northwest Territories &amp; Nunavut '''  ====
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Onestep - Ultimate List of Online Newspapers - Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut http://onestep.on.ca/findajob/yukon.html
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Revision as of 15:38, 2 April 2013

 
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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 ($).

Contents

Online Newspaper Resources

Here is a selected list of websites that can assist you with your research. This list is by no means extensive; some provide indexes while others have actual digital images. Most of these websites offer free access while others are fee based.

When looking for newspaper resources, be sure to check the public library, university library and local archives in the area of your research.

Canada

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia

Ontario

This database is accessible with a Toronto Public Library Card or through ProQuest. Check with your local public or university library.

A subscription is required for access. The database is also accessible through the Toronto Public Library website with a library card.

Prince Edward Island

Québec

Saskatchewan

Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut

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Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course Canadian: Newspaper Records offered by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at wiki@genealogicalstudies.com

We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.