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Canadian Major Dailies provides access to current content and significant backfiles from more than 20 of Canada’s top national and regional newspapers in full-text format, including The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star. Many titles are exclusively available from ProQuest. With same day access to many publications, Canadian Major Dailies provides users with thorough and timely coverage of national and regional events. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.

The most current news at your fingertips

ProQuest news content is updated each day, ensuring libraries have access to hundreds of full-text newspapers on the ProQuest platform with same day publication access to many titles.

Best resource for Canadian major news titles

Canadian Major Dailies provides the very best access to current, full-text newspapers with longer backfiles and more timely access to The Globe and Mail, National Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, Regina Leader Post, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and the Victoria Times Colonist. Titles can be searched together or separately for maximum researcher efficiency.

Cross searchability that enhances researcher output

Canadian Major Dailies is fully cross-searchable with other important ProQuest products including the ABI/INFORM Collection, Historical Newspapers, Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA), and all other databases the institution accesses via the ProQuest platform giving researchers the latest news to complement their topic research.

Maximize researchers’ time

Canadian Major Dailies indexing helps researchers quickly find the news information they need as well as track news events over time or at location of origin. The indexing covers complete bibliographic information and subjects, companies, people, products, and geographic areas. Each issue of every newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so users have access to top news stories and detailed information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture.

User-friendly and precise searching experience

The ProQuest interface offers additional features for a user-friendly and precise searching experience including:

  • Ability to narrow searches by date, multiple fields, and document types
  • Spell check
  • Abstracts for every newspaper article
  • On demand article translation in 13 different languages
  • Multi-lingual interface (18 languages available)
  • Text-to-speech capability
  • OpenURL compliancy

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