Newspapers can be a great source for genealogists. They sometimes having birth, marriage and death notices. They can also give information on what’s happening in the area giving you a glimpse at your ancestor’s life.
Newspapers can be hard to find. Here are some links to help you find Canadian Newspapers. You may be able to order a microfilmed copy of the newspaper from Library and Archives Canada through Interlibrary Loan if you find an ancestor in an index.
Holdings in Library and Archives Canada
Newspapers in Google
Brantford Expositor (Index only)
Halton Historical Newspaper
Huron County Newspapers
Ingersoll Newspapers (birth, marriage and death index)
Lanark County Newspaper Clippings
Newmarket (index only)
Niagara Falls (index with some articles)
Peel Region (1976, 1978 to present)
Pickering-Ajax (begins 1985)
St. Catharines (index only)
Toronto Star and Globe and Mail (available at many Canadian libraries with a library card)
Waterloo (some transcriptions of early newspaper bmd)