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Maskoutain, 5 March 1953, p. 5


5 March 1953, p. 5.

Library and Archives Canada collects:

  • daily newspapers;
  • ethnic newspapers;
  • Native newspapers; and
  • student newspapers.

Newspaper obituaries often provide details about the deceased such as military service, information about the individual's career and usually the names and places of residence of surviving family members. Some obituaries have been indexed and can be searched on the Obituary Daily Times [] and Canadian Obituary Links [] Web sites.

All print issues may be consulted onsite, or requests for articles from them may be made through the services of your local library.

Eganville Leader, 6 January 1928, p. 5.


Eganville Leader,
6 January 1928, p. 5.

Library and Archives Canada also has over 200,000 reels of Canadian newspapers on microfilm which may be requested through the inter-institutional loan services.

Please feel free to browse our Newspaper Lists.

Research Online

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Ontario Newspaper Index

French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919)

A Nationís Chronicle: The Canada Gazette