With ProQuest Canadian Newspapers, discover 170+ years of comprehensive Canadian news coverage from a local perspective on regional, national and international issues. Get insight into everyday lives, places and events and how commercial, social, and cultural life is influenced as stories unfold.
Historical newspaper content is among researchers’ most sought-after primary source material.
News coverage is the first documentation of history as it unfolds. Users can study the progression of issues over time by browsing historic newspapers. These newspapers are an excellent record of fine points and facts that are overlooked elsewhere.
Search and browse local perspectives on regional, national, and international affairs providing insight into views, people, and events where/when they happen.
Researchers have access to full-runs and full-images that go beyond feature articles and breaking stories. Users can also find newspaper editorials, advertisements, cartoons, obituaries, birth records, marriage records, and classified ads that provide valuable information and contextual understanding into centuries of primary sources.
Provides a comprehensive record of how stories unfold – and continue to unfold – over 170 years. Empowers researchers to travel back through centuries to eyewitness history.
Provides a starting point for younger researchers, but is robust enough for scholarly research.
Offered on the intuitive ProQuest platform, users benefit from the ability to search by keyword, date ranges, specific dates, author, and more. They can also focus on relevant information quickly with hit-term highlighting and download pages in PDF format.
This collection is currently comprised of ten Historical Canadian Newspapers:
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