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News Sources Guide: Canada

Identify sources for current or older stories; old newspapers on microfilm; and stories from alternative presses.

About this page

This page provides links to the following news sources for finding Canadian newspapers:

  • Online sources covering both current news and various historical periods
  • Print indexes
  • Ontario English Newspapers on microfilm: Dana Porter Library
  • Circulation data

To search Canadian newspapers by title, go to the following subpages:

Canadian newspaper
circulation sources

Canadian news sources

The following is a list of news sources for searching Canadian newspapers both historical and current:

Print indexes

The following is a list of print indexes that list the specific topics covered by individual newspapers:

Guide to Ontario English language newspapers on microfilm

This guide provides information on old English community newspapers held at the Dana Porter Library. Dates span most of the 19th Century but some run as late as the 1970's: