Canadian Studies on the Internet

This is a list of Internet sites related to Canadian Studies; it is based on a YAHOO Search and various people's tips and will be gradually updated and corrected. However, we were not able to check all the links so you may find some of them to be of no use. If this happens, or if you feel that there are some other useful links that should appear on this page, please let us know so that we can update the page. Thank you!

General Information Sites

Academic Info Canadian Studies
CanLinks - a directory of web resources relevant to Canadian studies
Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources. This site provides a summary of major published texts in a number important areas in Canadian studies.
Canadiana Page (Compiled by Stewart Clemens). Includes links to Yellow Pages, currency exchange rates, government websites etc.
Joel Smith's Canadian Studies Links. Offers links to miscellaneous websites - governement, legal, business.
Canadian Almanac's CanadaInfo - a listing of Canadian Internet sites.
Canadian Digital Collections - it is one of the major collections ofquality Canadian content on the Web. Canada's Digital Collections hosts over three hundred Web sites, showcasing Canada's history, industries,heritage, people, museums, archives, and more.
Oh Canada! - provides access to information on the Internet which defines and exposes Canada and Canadians. Inventory of Canadian Digital Inititatives. Project of the Ntl Library of Cda, dedicated to cataloguing Canadian Digital information resources, specifically created for the web.
Canadiana Quick Reference
Canadian Studies at Mount Allison University - About Canada Online Publications
Canadian Studies Website

Practical Information

MLA Style: A Format for Citing Sources in a Humanities Research Paper

Academic Links – Universities and Canadian Studies Associations

International Council for Canadian Studies ( ICCS )
Association for Canadian Studies in the German-speaking Countries (GKS)
Polish Association for Canadian Studies (PACS)
Links to websites of Canadian universities and colleges
John F. Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies

List of Canadian Universities

Index of Canadian Universities


Studying in Canada

Libraries, Museums, Archives and Books in general

On-line catalogues and collections

Books in print and forthcoming books
Out-of-print titles
Early Canadiana Online
The Canadian Studies Centre at Masaryk University

Canadian Archival Resources on the Internet
Borrowing Quebecois Books in Europe (list of available books)
National Library of Canada -- electronic collection.
Ottawa Public Library
University of Ottawa Library
Toronto Public Library, their Virtual Reference Library
Cambridge Library
Edmonton Library
Winnipeg Library
New Brunswick Library
Nova Scotia Library
Saskatchewan Library

Virtual Museum of Canada A Gateway to Canada's Museums

History and Geography

History and Geography Sites

Comprehensive Sites

Internet Resources in Canadian History (compiled by Dave DeBrou)
Canadian History on the Web (compiled by Susan Neylan)
Department of Foreign Affairs of Canada in History
A Web-site on Multicultural History
Academic Info on Canadian History
Early Canadiana Online - Canada's Printed Heritage via Internet
Online Resources for Canadian Heritage

Specialized Sites


Canadian Historical Association
Historical Atlas of Canada
Women in Canadian History
Resources for Teaching Canadian History (compiled by John Lutz)
H-Canada Network Web Site
Museum of Civilization, Quebec City


H-Canada - Canadian history forum - e-mail discussion list
H-Urban - an e-mail discussion list for urban historians


Canadian Association of Geographers
National Atlas of Canada On-line
Canadian Association of Geographers
Canadian Communities Atlas
Canadian Studies Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers
GeoSources (Canadian Council for Geographic Education)
Canadian Geographic - a magazine
Mapping Canada -Canadian Geographic
Alexandria Digital Library - Canada (University of California at Santa Barbara)
Canada's Geographical Names


Comprehensive Sites

Government of Canada Primary Internet Site
Canadian Government Information
NLC: Political Science Sites
Nelson Political Science
Canadian Constitutional Documents
Political Science: A Net Station (compiled by I. LaPonce)
Departments of Political Sciences at Canadian Universities
Canadian Politics - University of British Columbia Library (very comprehensive)
Political resources on the Net
Policy Research Institutions
Canadian Social Research Links
Politics Watch

Specialized Sites

Canada's efforts in the Middle-East Peace Process
Canadian Federal Departments and Agencies
Academic Info - a directory of Internet resources tailored to a college or advanced high school audience
Government of Quebec
Statistics Canada
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Canadian Embassies and Missions Abroad
Environment Canada
National Library of Canada
Heritage Canada - multiculturalism program
Canadian Heritage National Archives of Canada
Webleaf - Canadian Political Education Website


Comprehensive Sites

Literature Sites (Compiled by Northwest Passages Bookstore)
The Canadian Literature Archive
NLC: Literature Sites
Association for the Export of Canadian Books (AECB). Includes now the on-line Books on Canada catalogue, together with hyperlinks to participating publishers’ Web sites. To view the catalogue, click on Publications.

Specialized Sites

Canadian Literature Research Service (National Library of Canada)
Governor General's Awards (complete list since 1936)
Northwest Passages: Canadian Literature On-Line
Anne Hebert Website
Jacques Ferron Website
CanLit Discussion Group
Leonard Cohen
Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood -- a summary of her work
Margaret Laurence
Stephen Leacock
Canada's Early Women Writers

Cultural Studies

General Sites

Academic Info on Canadian Culture
CBC iCulture

Specialized Sites

Canadian Women's Studies On-Line
LAMBDA Institute of Gay and Lesbian Studies - Canadian-based organization that promotes research into lesbian and gay issues and lifestyles for the purpose of public education.
Resources for Feminist Research - Canadian feminist scholarly journal.
US-Canada Studies - provides information about Canada, the Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S., and links to related sites.
McGill University Institute for the Study of Canada - mandate, program of study, annual report, conferences and seminars, and other Canadian studies links.
- Website of the Canadian Embassy in Prague; in English, French, Czech and Slovak.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Canada Council for the Arts
Quality of Life in Canada: A Citizens Report Card (survey, .pdf)

Native Canadians

Aboriginal Canada (an excellent site) Curricular Resources in Aboriginal Studies (British Columbia Community Learning Network)
Departments of Native Studies at Canadian universities
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network - national television network dedicated to Aboriginal programming; lots of interesting news - the Assembly of First Nations, the national representative organization of Canada's Natives - the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada, the national organization of the Inuit of Canada - the Métis National Council, the national representative of the Métis nation in Canada Resources for Aborigonal Studies


Media Links in Canada and Abroad (Canadian Newspaper Association)


Canadian Newspapers - newspaper search engine
Front Page News
(from major newspapers across Canada)
National Post
Ottawa Citizen
Vancouver Province
The Globe and Mail - News Online
Halifax Daily News
Toronto Star News
Canadian News Ticker
Canadian News Digest
Canadian Publishers' Council
The Canadian Press - Links to Other news Sites
Canadian Online explorer (CANOE) – 24-hour CP/AP news, Canadian and international; Reuters business news, Canadian and international; SUN newspapers in Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Cangary; Financial Post daily; Maclean's magazine; radio station)
Canadian Website of the Washington Post


Canadian Magazines - a long list of magazines


Radio Canada International- The website provides information including program schedules in all languages, satellite program schedules, a description of all RCI programs, a background on RCI language lessons which are supplied to dozens of stations around the world, daily news reports in English, French, Spanish, Ukranian, Russian, Arabic and Mandarin Chinese and Canadian views on national and international issues. It also provides a RealAudio selection of the newscasts and programs in all languages and a continuous LiveAudio service including some CBC and SRC programs.
CBC Evening News Transcripts (Monday through Friday)
Top Stories from CBC National radio News (includes Archives)
CBC Audio


Cable Public Affairs Channel
CBC Newsworld Online