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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.
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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.
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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.  
  
Canada
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==== Canada ====
  
Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Newspapers on Microform  
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Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Newspapers on Microform http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html  
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html
 
  
Library and Archives Canada - Checklist of Indexes to Canadian Newspapers Held by Library and Archives Canada  
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Library and Archives Canada - Checklist of Indexes to Canadian Newspapers Held by Library and Archives Canada http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/12/index-e.html  
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/12/index-e.html
 
  
Library and Archives Canada - The Canada Gazette (1841-1997)
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Library and Archives Canada - The Canada Gazette (1841-1997) http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canada-gazette/index-e.html  
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canada-gazette/index-e.html
 
  
Canada Gazette - The Canada Gazette (1998-2007)
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Canada Gazette - The Canada Gazette (1998-2007) http://www.gazette.gc.ca/  
http://www.gazette.gc.ca/
 
  
Library and Archives Canada - Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers
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Library and Archives Canada - Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canadian-newspapers/index-e.html  
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canadian-newspapers/index-e.html
 
  
Canadian War Museum - Democracy At War: Canadian Newspaper and the Second World War
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Canadian War Museum - Democracy At War: Canadian Newspaper and the Second World War http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/newspapers/intro_e.shtml  
http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/newspapers/intro_e.shtml
 
  
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==== <br> Alberta  ====
  
Alberta
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Our Roots - Alberta Newspapers, 1880-1982 http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=1108
  
Our Roots - Alberta Newspapers, 1880-1982
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Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection (1905-1955) http://lethbridgeherald.newspaperarchive.com/  
http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=1108
 
  
Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection (1905-1955)
 
http://lethbridgeherald.newspaperarchive.com/
 
 
  University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers
 
  University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers
http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/
 
  
Alberta Family Histories Society - Newspaper Announcements (1883-1902)
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http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/  
http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/announcements/index.shtml
 
  
British Columbia
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Alberta Family Histories Society - Newspaper Announcements (1883-1902) http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/announcements/index.shtml
  
Victoria Newspapers 1858-1921
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==== British Columbia  ====
http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php
 
  
Prince George Newspapers Project
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Victoria Newspapers 1858-1921 http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php
http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/  
 
The British Colonist Online Edition: 1858-1910
 
http://britishcolonist.ca/
 
  
Terrace Public Library - Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive (1926-2008)
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Prince George Newspapers Project http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/ The British Colonist Online Edition: 1858-1910 http://britishcolonist.ca/  
http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/  
 
  
Manitoba
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Terrace Public Library - Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive (1926-2008) http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/
  
Digital Resources on Manitoba History-Newspapers http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers
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==== Manitoba ====
  
University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers
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Digital Resources on Manitoba History-Newspapers http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers  
http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/
 
  
Ancestry.ca - Historical Newspaper Collection – Manitoba
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University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/  
http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=3243&p=5003
 
  
New Brunswick
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Ancestry.ca - Historical Newspaper Collection – Manitoba http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=3243&amp;p=5003
  
New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Daniel F. Johnson’s New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics (1784-1896)
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==== New Brunswick ====
http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperVitalStats/default.aspx?
 
culture=en-CA
 
  
New Brunswick Free Public Library - Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick (1871-1908)
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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
http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx  
 
Newfoundland & Labrador
 
  
Historical Directory of Newfoundland and Labrador Newspapers
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New Brunswick Free Public Library - Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick (1871-1908) http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx
http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/newspapers/papers.htm
 
  
Memorial University Libraries - Historical Directory of Newfoundland & Labrador Newspapers
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==== Newfoundland &amp; Labrador ====
http://www.library.mun.ca/qeii/newspapers/
 
  
Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Daily News 1955-1963
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Historical Directory of Newfoundland and Labrador Newspapers http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/newspapers/papers.htm
http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type
 
Listing.php&id=70
 
  
Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Twillingate Sun (1880-1953)
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Memorial University Libraries - Historical Directory of Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Newspapers http://www.library.mun.ca/qeii/newspapers/  
http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type
 
Listing.php&id=30
 
  
Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - Le Gaboteur (1984-Present)
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Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Daily News 1955-1963 http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&amp;id=70
http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type
 
Listing.php&id=36
 
  
Nova Scotia
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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
Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association - Nova Scotian Newspapers
 
http://nsgna.ednet.ns.ca/nnewsp.html
 
  
Acadia University - Vaughan Memorial Library - Maritime Newspapers on Microfilm at Acadia
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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
http://library.acadiau.ca/find/newsa.html
 
  
Ontario
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Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association - Nova Scotian Newspapers http://nsgna.ednet.ns.ca/nnewsp.html
  
Globe and Mail - Canada’s Heritage from 1844
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Acadia University - Vaughan Memorial Library - Maritime Newspapers on Microfilm at Acadia http://library.acadiau.ca/find/newsa.html
http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEDB0057&R=EDB0057
 
This database is accessible with a Toronto Public Library Card or through ProQuest. Check with your local public or university library.
 
  
Toronto Star - Pages of the Past (since 1894)
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==== Ontario  ====
http://pagesofthepast.ca/
 
A subscription is required for access. The database is also accessible through the Toronto Public Library website with a library card.
 
  
Provincial Freeman (1854-1857)
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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.  
http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html
 
  
Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper (1830s-1925)
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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.  
http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html
 
  
Early Toronto Newspapers 1793-1867
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Provincial Freeman (1854-1857) http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html  
http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/list.html
 
  
Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records
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Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper (1830s-1925) http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html
http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm
 
  
Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database
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Early Toronto Newspapers 1793-1867 http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/list.html
http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/
 
  
Ingersoll Tribune Online Database
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Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm
http://www.ocl.net/tribune/
 
  
Prince Edward Island
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Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/
  
Prince Edward Island Newspaper Repositories
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Ingersoll Tribune Online Database http://www.ocl.net/tribune/  
http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html
 
  
Québec
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==== Prince Edward Island  ====
  
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Digital Collection - Newspapers
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Prince Edward Island Newspaper Repositories http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html  
http://www.banq.qc.ca/ressources_en_ligne/bd_revues_journaux/index.html
 
  
Saskatchewan
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==== Québec  ====
  
Saskatchewan News Index 1884-2000
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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
http://library2.usask.ca/sni/
 
  
University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers
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Saskatchewan
http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/
 
  
Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut
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Saskatchewan News Index 1884-2000 http://library2.usask.ca/sni/
  
Onestep - Ultimate List of Online Newspapers - Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
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University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/
http://onestep.on.ca/findajob/yukon.html
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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 14:18, 7 March 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 ($).

Online Newspaper Resources[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Library and Archives Canada - Canadian Newspapers on Microform http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html

Library and Archives Canada - Checklist of Indexes to Canadian Newspapers Held by Library and Archives Canada http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/12/index-e.html

Library and Archives Canada - The Canada Gazette (1841-1997) http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canada-gazette/index-e.html

Canada Gazette - The Canada Gazette (1998-2007) http://www.gazette.gc.ca/

Library and Archives Canada - Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/canadian-newspapers/index-e.html

Canadian War Museum - Democracy At War: Canadian Newspaper and the Second World War http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/newspapers/intro_e.shtml


Alberta
[edit | edit source]

Our Roots - Alberta Newspapers, 1880-1982 http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=1108

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Collection (1905-1955) http://lethbridgeherald.newspaperarchive.com/

University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers

http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/

Alberta Family Histories Society - Newspaper Announcements (1883-1902) http://www.afhs.ab.ca/data/announcements/index.shtml

British Columbia[edit | edit source]

Victoria Newspapers 1858-1921 http://web.uvic.ca/~lang02/timescol/index.php

Prince George Newspapers Project http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/ The British Colonist Online Edition: 1858-1910 http://britishcolonist.ca/

Terrace Public Library - Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive (1926-2008) http://www.terracelibrary.ca/newspapers/

Manitoba[edit | edit source]

Digital Resources on Manitoba History-Newspapers http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers

University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/

Ancestry.ca - Historical Newspaper Collection – Manitoba http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=3243&p=5003

New Brunswick[edit | edit source]

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

New Brunswick Free Public Library - Newspaper Archives of New Brunswick (1871-1908) http://newbrunswick.newspaperarchive.com/Default.aspx

Newfoundland & Labrador[edit | edit source]

Historical Directory of Newfoundland and Labrador Newspapers http://staff.library.mun.ca/staff/newspapers/papers.htm

Memorial University Libraries - Historical Directory of Newfoundland & Labrador Newspapers http://www.library.mun.ca/qeii/newspapers/

Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Daily News 1955-1963 http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&id=70

Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - The Twillingate Sun (1880-1953) http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&id=30

Memorial University Digital Archives Initiative - Le Gaboteur (1984-Present) http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/description.php?phpReturn=type Listing.php&id=36

Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association - Nova Scotian Newspapers http://nsgna.ednet.ns.ca/nnewsp.html

Acadia University - Vaughan Memorial Library - Maritime Newspapers on Microfilm at Acadia http://library.acadiau.ca/find/newsa.html

Ontario[edit | edit source]

Globe and Mail - Canada’s Heritage from 1844 http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEDB0057&R=EDB0057 This database is accessible with a Toronto Public Library Card or through ProQuest. Check with your local public or university library.

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.

Provincial Freeman (1854-1857) http://www.iath.virginia.edu/utc/africam/pfhp.html

Index to Names in the Christian Guardian Newspaper (1830s-1925) http://www.oocities.org/tljhfamily/CGIndex.html

Early Toronto Newspapers 1793-1867 http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/oldnewspap/list.html

Halton’s Historical and Newspaper Records http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm

Ingersoll Chronicle Online Database http://www.ocl.net/genealogy/chronicle/

Ingersoll Tribune Online Database http://www.ocl.net/tribune/

Prince Edward Island[edit | edit source]

Prince Edward Island Newspaper Repositories http://www.islandregister.com/repositories.html

Québec[edit | edit source]

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Digital Collection - Newspapers http://www.banq.qc.ca/ressources_en_ligne/bd_revues_journaux/index.html

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan News Index 1884-2000 http://library2.usask.ca/sni/

University of Alberta - Peel’s Prairie Provinces - Find Newspapers http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/

Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut[edit | edit source]

Onestep - Ultimate List of Online Newspapers - Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut http://onestep.on.ca/findajob/yukon.html

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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.