Alberta Heritage Digitization Project offers free, online access to Alberta's cultural and heritage materials. Browse newspapers from 1885, read entire local history books, research legal documents, view historic photographs, and more.

Ancestry Library Edition contains thousands of databases of family information from sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, photos, maps, and more.

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Canada Newspaper Archive (1872-2016) is a collection of about 100 online newspaper archives from Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland, including the Lethbridge Herald and Medicine Hat Times.

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Canadian Encyclopedia is presented free of charge by Historica with the aid of its partners and the generous support of Heritage Canada. The site contains the complete text of the Canadian Encyclopedia in English and French, the text of the Junior Encyclopedia of Canada (in English only).

Canadian Newsstream is a full-text database of over 300 Canadian newspapers. Read current news or search the electronic backfile for full access to archived articles, columns, editorials, and features. 

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Canadian Reference Centre is the largest collection of regional full text content from Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books for Canadian libraries. Includes full text articles from leading Canadian periodicals and international (U.S. and U.K) periodicals, reference books, biographies and an Image Collection. Updated daily.

CanLII contains statutes, regulations, links to frequently consulted legal documents for each jurisdiction (eg, Progress of Bills, Hansards, and Gazettes), links to legal websites for many other countries, and selected case law for the federal government as well as for every province and territory in Canada.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online is an online database of people who played an important role in the formation of what is now Canada. Explore the history of Canada's inhabitants and their culture through this resource.

Early Canadiana Online gives you access to more than 2 million pages of Canada's printed heritage. Works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century. Collections include information on women, government, french-Canadians, religious organizations, and First Nations.

Explora Canada supports student research and classroom instruction. Topics include Arts and Literature, Biography, Business and Government, Current Events, Geography, Health, History, and Science and Math.

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