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Newspapers: Ontario English-Language 19th century: Goderich - Kitchener (Berlin)

The microfilm collection

All film sets are located on the 1st floor (basement) of the Dana Porter Library.

Drawers of microfilm, one opened

Collection's Scope

Ontario, English language community newspapers. Dates span most of the 19th century but some run as late as the 1970s.


Use the tabs above or the Search box above to locate a community. The newspapers and their coverage are listed under that community.  Make note of the newspaper's microfilm "MIC S" call number.

Locate, View, Save or Print

The film sets are located on the 1st floor (basement) of the Dana Porter Library. They are filed by their "MIC S" call number.

Staff can help you locate the film and use the micro reader-scanners.

Digital Versions

Some of these newspapers have been digitized by OurDigitalWorld as part of Our Ontario.

Looking for other community newspapers?

Goderich - Kitchener (Berlin)


Semi-Weekly Signal and Huron and Bruce Advertiser. 1862 - 1873//

Library has: 1862 - 1873.

Many issues missing. Title varies: Huron Signal.


Hamilton Evening Times. 1858-1920//

Library has: Jan. 9, 1858 - Dec. 24, 1868.

Title varies: Hamilton Daily Times, Hamilton Morning Times, also known as Morning Banner, Reform Banner. It was the successor to the Daily Banner.

Hamilton Gazette, and General Advertiser. 1835-1856//

Library has: Jan. 5, 1852 - Dec. 31, 1855.


Chronicle and Gazette. 1833-1847//

Library has:June 29, 1833 - Dec. 31, 1845.

Published as the Kingston Gazette from 1810 to 1818, then as the Kingston Chronicle from 1819 to 1833, then from June 29, 1833 to April, 1840 as the Chronicle and Gazette and Weekly Commercial Advertiser, then lastly, in 1847 it became the Chronicle and News.

Daily News. 1851-1908?//

Now digitized.

Library has: Oct. 7, 1862 - Dec. 31, 1873.

Kingston Chronicle. 1819-1833//

Now digitized.

Library has: Jan. 1, 1819 - June 22, 1833.

Published as the Kingston Gazette from 1810 to 1818, then from Jan. 1, 1819 to June 22, 1833 as the Kingston Chronicle then from June 29, 1833 to 1847 as the Kingston Chronicle and Gazette.

Kingston Gazette. 1810-1818//

Now digitized.

Library has: Sept. 25, 1810 - Dec. 29, 1818. It became the Kingston Chronicle in 1819.

Kingston Gazette masthead. Feb 19, 1811

KITCHENER (formerly Berlin)

Berlin News Record (title varies) 1878-1922//

Library has: Jan 30, 1893 - Dec. 31, 1919.
MIC S118

Digital archive via Canadiana Online. Issues missing.

                The Daily News (1878-1897)

                The News Record (1897-1904)

                The Berlin News Record (1904-1916)

                The News Record (1916-1920)

It was superseded by the Kitchener Daily Record on July 17, 1922.

Berlin Telegraph and Waterloo County General Intelligencer. 1853-1893//

Library has: Jan. 7, 1853 - Jan. 29, 1893// 

It was superseded by the Telegraph on Jan. 30, 1893. The Berlin News Record was called the Daily Telegraphy from Jan. 30, 1893. - Mar. 22, 1893.  Most issues are missing.

Daily Telegraph. 1893-1922//

Library has: 1893-1922//.

It was superseded by Kitchener Daily Record on July 17, 1922. It is a distinct publication from the Berlin News Record although the two were sometimes published together under the same title.