More Topics

Ranging from the everyday to the more obscure, and even the paranormal, the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) resources in this section cover topics such as Canadian theses and dissertations, disasters, gardening, labour, printing and publishing companies, travel and transportation, and UFOs.

Canadian Theses and Dissertations

  1. Theses Canada Portal


  1. Ship - Empress of Ireland - Thematic Guides
  2. Shipwreck Investigations (Archived)
  3. SOS! Canadian Disasters (Archived)
  4. Spanish Flu Epidemic - Thematic Guides

Gardening and Cooking

  1. Bon appétit! A Celebration of Canadian Cookbooks (Archived)
  2. Canada's Digital Collections (Archived)
  3. Cultivating Canadian Gardens: The History of Gardening in Canada (Archived)


  1. Employment - Genealogy and Family History
  2. Famous Canadian Physicians (Archived)
  3. Guide to Canadian Labour History Resources (Archived)
  4. Immigration of Farm Labourers to Canada, 1918-1945
  5. North West Mounted Police (NWMP) - Personnel Records, 1873-1904
  6. Photographs: Canadian Nurses (Archived)
  7. Post Offices and Postmasters
  8. Railway Employees (Employees Provident Fund)
  9. Records on the Immigration of Domestics
  10. "Without Fear, Favour or Affection" The Men of the North West Mounted Police (Archived)

Printing and Publishing

  1. Book Trade - Celebrating Women's Achievements
  2. Canadian Directories Collection
  3. Detecting the Truth: Fakes, Forgeries and Trickery (Archived)
  4. History of the Book in Canada (Archived)
  5. On the Job: A Century of Canadians at Work (Archived)
  6. Rare Book Collection

Transportation and Travel

  1. Avro Arrow (CF-105)
  2. Canada, by Train (Archived)
  3. Kids' Site of Canadian Trains (Archived)
  4. Merrilees Transportation Collection - Canada, by Train (Database)
  5. Rideau Canal
  6. Ship Registration Index
  7. Trans-Canada Highway


  1. Canada's UFOs: The Search for the Unknown (Archived)
  2. UFOs: The Search for the Unknown (Database)
  3. Unidentified Flying Objects

Research Resources External to LAC

  1. AVITUS - Directory of Canadian Genealogical Resources
  2. Canadian Library Gateway (Archived)
  3. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  4. Directory of Special Collections of Research Value in Canadian Libraries (Archived)
  5. Early Canadiana Online
  6. Images Canada
  7. New France New Horizons: On French Soil in America
  8. Public Opinion Research Reports
  9. Reference Internet Resources
  10. Selected Almanacs in Library and Archives Collection (Archived)
  11. TD Summer Reading Club