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Key Databases

  • Canadian Newsstream
    • 'Canadian Major Dailies' including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Post, Montreal Gazette, The Halifax Chronicle Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader-Post, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, and many others
    • Full-text (some French)
    • View titles indexed - over 400 sources
  • Factiva (3 user limit)
    • Canadian, International and regional newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Financial Times, The Times, El Pais and The Guardian
    • Full-text (in over 25 languages) - best bet for foreign newspapers
    • Newswires, transcripts TV or radio podcasts including BBC, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox
    • View titles indexed (Excel file) - over 30k sources from 200 countries in 28 languages
    • Search tips (note: our subscription excludes personalized customizations like alerts)
  • Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
    • Canadian + International news (with special focus on business and legal sources)
    • Full-text (multiple languages)
    • Newswires, transcripts included
  • PressReader
    • Full-page digital replicas of print edition (including images, advertisements, etc.)
    • 5,000+ international, daily publications in 60+ languages
    • Scope: up to 90 days in back-issues (depending on title)
    • Download to your mobile device using the PressReader app



French Language

Remember to use French keywords

  • Canadian Newsstream (French + English resource)
    • Isolate language filter to French
  • (French + English resource)
    • Adjust 'Canada (ENG+FR)' to 'Canada (FR)'
  • Repère
    • French-language index to newspapers and other periodicals
    • No full-text

Most news databases also include French-language publications, including Factiva, Nexis Uni, PressReader, Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database, etc.

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