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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<br>
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=== New Brunswick  ===
  
[http://lethbridgeherald.newspaperarchive.com/ Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection] (1905-1955)<br>  
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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>
  
[http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ University of Alberta] - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers<br>
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*New Brunswick Free Public Library - [http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick] (1871-1908)
  
[http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/announcements/index.shtml Alberta Family Histories Society] - Newspaper Announcements (1883-1902)
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=== '''Newfoundland and Labrador'''  ===
  
==== '''British Columbia'''  ====
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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)
  
[http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php Victoria Newspapers] 1858-1921<br>
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=== Nova Scotia  ===
  
[http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/ Prince George Newspapers Project]<br>  
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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;
  
[http://britishcolonist.ca/ The British Colonist] Online Edition: 1858-1910<br>
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=== '''Ontario'''  ===
  
Terrace Public Library - [http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/ Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive] (1926-2008)
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*[http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEDB0057&R=EDB0057 Globe and Mail - Canada’s Heritage from 1844]<br>
  
==== '''Manitoba'''  ====
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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>
  
[http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers Digital Resources on Manitoba History]-Newspapers<br>
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*[http://pagesofthepast.ca/ Toronto Star - Pages of the Past] (since 1894)<br>
 
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[http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ University of Alberta] - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers<br>
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[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=3243&p=5003 Ancestry.ca - Historical Newspaper Collection] – Manitoba
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==== '''New Brunswick'''  ====
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[http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperVitalStats/default.aspx?culture=en-CA New Brunswick Provincial Archives] - Daniel F. Johnson’s New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics (1784-1896)
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New Brunswick Free Public Library -[http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick] (1871-1908)&nbsp;
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==== '''Newfoundland &amp; 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 &amp; Labrador Newspapers&nbsp;
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Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - [http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=typeListing.php&id=30 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'''  ====
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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]
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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.
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[http://pagesofthepast.ca/ Toronto Star] - Pages of the Past (since 1894)<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.  
 
A subscription is required for access. The database is also accessible through the Toronto Public Library website with a library card.  
  
[http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html Provincial Freeman] (1854-1857)<br>
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*[http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html Provincial Freeman] (1854-1857)<br>
 
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[http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper] (1830s-1925)<br>
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[http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/list.html Early Toronto Newspapers 1793-1867]<br>
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[http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records]<br>  
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[http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/ Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database]<br>  
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*[http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper] (1830s-1925)<br>
  
[http://www.ocl.net/tribune/ Ingersoll Tribune] Online Database
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*[http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records]<br>
  
==== '''Prince Edward Island'''  ====
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*[http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/ Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database]<br>
  
[http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html  Prince Edward Island] Newspaper Repositories
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*[http://www.ocl.net/tribune/ Ingersoll Tribune Online Database]
  
==== '''Québec ''' ====
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=== Prince Edward Island ===
  
[http://www.banq.qc.ca/ressources_en_ligne/bd_revues_journaux/index.html Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec] - Digital Collection - Newspapers<br>
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*[http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html Prince Edward Island] Newspaper Repositories
  
==== '''Saskatchewan ''' ====
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=== Québec ===
  
[http://library2.usask.ca/sni/ Saskatchewan News] Index 1884-2000<br>  
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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>
  
[http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces] - Find Newspapers
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=== Saskatchewan  ===
  
==== '''Yukon, Northwest Territories &amp; Nunavut '''  ====
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*[http://library2.usask.ca/sni/ Saskatchewan News Index 1884-2000]<br>
  
[http://onestep.on.ca/findajob/yukon.html Onestep - Ultimate List of Online Newspapers] - Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
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*University of Alberta - [http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/ Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers]
  
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=== Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut  ===
  
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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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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.