Canadian Newspapers

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
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/newspapers/newspaper-collection/Pages/microform-holdings-geographical-list.aspx

 Our Ontario
http://www.ourontario.ca/demo/news.html

Newspapers in Google
https://news.google.com/newspapers?hl=en

Brantford Expositor (Index only)
http://brantford.library.on.ca/localhistory/bmd/about-the-bmd/

Halton Historical Newspaper
http://www.halinet.on.ca/localhistory/forms.htm

Huron County Newspapers
https://www.huroncounty.ca/library/special-collections/digitized-newspapers/

Ingersoll Newspapers (birth, marriage and death index)
http://www.ocl.net/Genealogy

Lanark County Newspaper Clippings 
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onlanark/NewspaperClippings/index.htm

Newmarket (index only)
http://newspaperindex.newmarketpl.ca/

Niagara Falls (index with some articles)
http://www.nflibrary.ca/nfplindex/results.asp

Ottawa Newspapers
http://bytown.net/timesott.htm
http://bytown.net/freepress.htm
http://web.ncf.ca/es568/gazette

Peel Region (1976, 1978 to present)
http://news.pinet.on.ca/search

Pickering-Ajax (begins 1985)
http://www.pada.ca/newspapers/

St. Catharines (index only)
http://bmd.stcatharines.library.on.ca:1968/

Toronto Star and Globe and Mail (available at many Canadian libraries with a library card)

Waterloo (some transcriptions of early newspaper bmd)
http://www.waterlooogs.ca/newspapers.htm

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