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Alberta Heritage Digitization Project - Newspaper Collection
www.ourfutureourpast.ca/newspapr/
Digitized collection of early Alberta newspapers. Collection will contain all Alberta newspapers up to 1950 once completed. Both dailies and non-dailies (weeklies, etc.) are included. Digitized newspapers can be browsed but not searched.

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Collection numérique
http://www.banq.qc.ca/collections/collection_numerique/index.html?categorie=6
The Digital Collection of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec includes a number of digitized Quebec newspapers such as La Minerve (1826-1899), La Patrie (1879-1978), The Quebec Chronicle (1847-1924).

Canadian Newspaper Association - About Newspapers
http://www.cna-acj.ca/en/aboutnewspapers
Provides information on Canadian newspapers, circulation figures, ownership, historical background. Includes a profile of the Canadian newspaper industry.

The Globe and Mail: Canada's Heritage From 1844 (access limited to LAC on-site users)
http://proquest.umi.com/login
The electronic full-page newspaper archive of The Globe from June 1844. Coverage includes all the stories, plus thousands of images, advertisements, classifieds, political cartoons, births and deaths from more than 1.4 million pages of Canada's national newspaper, dating back to the pre-confederation era.

Library and Archives Canada: Newspapers
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/16/index-e.html
This page offers a selection of Library and Archives Canada resources on newspapers including Canadian Newspapers on Microform, Checklist of Indexes to Canadian Newspapers, online Canadian newspaper sites, and online international newspaper sites.

Manitoba - Newspapers
http://manitobia.ca/cocoon/launch/en/newspapers
Web site dedicated to history of Manitoba includes thematic sections (e.g. Birth of Manitoba, Manitoba School Questions, 1919 Strike), digitized newspapers, first-hand accounts from letters, memoirs and diaries, drawings, maps and photos as well as resources for educators.

NewsConnect - Toronto Public Library
http://newsconnect.tpl.toronto.on.ca/
From Toronto Public Library's Virtual Reference Library, a gateway to news from home and around the world in many languages.

Peel's Prairie Provinces - Newspapers
http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/
Digitized searchable collection of selected Prairie newspapers including La Survivance, Le Patriote de l'Ouest, Grain Growers Guide, and The Gateway (University of Alberta).

Saskatchewan News Index
http://library2.usask.ca/sni/
The Saskatchewan News Index coverage varies: Regina Leader 1883 - 1903 & 1904-1920; Saskatoon Phoenix 1902 - 1908; Morning Leader January 1921 - April 1930; Leader-Post (evening edition) April, 1930 - December 1934; Regina Leader-Post January 1, 1935 - December 31, 1943; Saskatchewan Newspaper Index, 1935-1965 compiled by the Saskatchewan Legislative Library, Saskatchewan Newspaper Index, 1974-1977, Saskatoon Newspaper Index, 1980 - 1997, The Western Producer, 1991-1994, Regina Leader Post, 1992-1995. In general, coverage includes Saskatchewan originated stories rather than national stories.

The Toronto Star - Pages of the Past (access limited to LAC on-site users)
http://proquest.umi.com/login
The Toronto Star fully digitized: over a century of regional, national and international events. Includes all images, advertisements, classifieds, political cartoons, birth and death notices. Searchable by date, key word or subject. Coverage: January 1, 1894 - .

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NEWS SERVICES: FRENCH CANADIAN MEDIA

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Collection numérique
http://www.banq.qc.ca/collections/collection_numerique/index.html?categorie=6
The Digital Collection of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec includes a number of digitized Quebec newspapers such as La Minerve (1826-1899), La Patrie (1879-1978), The Quebec Chronicle (1847-1924).

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NEWS SERVICES: INTERNATIONAL MEDIA

Abyz News Links
www.abyznewslinks.com/
A portal to online news sources from around the world. Includes newspaper, broadcast news, internet news, magazine news, press agency and local news sources.

Google News Archive
http://news.google.ca/archivesearch/advanced_search?ned=ca
Google News Archive searches across a large collection of digitized newspapers including numerous Canadian papers.

Internet Public Library: Newspapers
www.ipl.org/div/news/
Well organized lists from the Internet Public Library

Library of Congress Collections - Newspapers
www.loc.gov/rr/news/lcnewsp.html
Contains listing of newspapers received at the Library of Congress. Also links to internet resources outside the Library of Congress for newspapers, periodicals, government.

New York Times Article Archive
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/membercenter/nytarchive.html
Search the complete backfile of the New York Times from 1851 to present. Articles from 1851-1922 and from 1987 to present can be viewed without charge.

NewsConnect - Toronto Public Library
http://newsconnect.tpl.toronto.on.ca/
From Toronto Public Library's Virtual Reference Library, a gateway to news from home and around the world in many languages.

world-newspapers.com: World Newspapers, Magazines, and News Sites in English
www.world-newspapers.com/
Searchable directory of online English language newpapers, magazines, and news sites worldwide. Can be browsed by subject and country.