Indexes to Canadian Newspapers

Canadian newspapers are an invaluable source of information on the history of this nation and a reflection of its life. However, the content of newspapers may be difficult to access. Due to the cost associated with scanning and indexing, many institutions and individuals have chosen to index only set dates and certain types of key information such as birth, marriage and death notices.

The Indexes to Canadian Newspapers include Canadian newspaper titles received by Library and Archives Canada spanning from the 18th century to the present date.

The indexes will be updated as we acquire additional ones. If you know of published indexes not listed here, or if you would like to request a search of any of these indexes, please contact:

Reference Services
Library and Archives Canada
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