Atlantic Canada

New Brunswick

Telegraph Journal Archives

Searchable online archives going back to 1874. Nine newspapers represented. Requires subscription to access. 

University of New Brunswick Library

Free Digital Archives of several newspapers. Dates and places of publication vary.

  • The Amaranth

  • British Colonist and Mechanics' And The Traders' Advocate

  • The Cartoon

  • City Gazette

  • Daily Mail (Fredericton, New Brunswick)

  • Herald (Saint John, New Brunswick)

  • Loyalist and Conservative Advocate

  • The New Brunswick Chronicle

  • New Brunswick Reporter and Fredericton Advertiser

  • The Pancuremata

  • The Penny Dip

  • The Polymorphian

  • Quip

  • Railway News

  • The Reporter and Temperance Journal

  • The Saint John Gazette and General Advertiser

  • The Saint John Mirror

  • The Secret

  • The Sentinel and New Brunswick General Advertiser

  • St. John Morning News and General Advertising Newspaper

  • Temperance Journal

  • Temperance Telegraph

  • The Times; or True Briton

  • Watchman

  • Weekly Chronicle

  • Weekly Chronicle (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

  • The West-Side Review

  • Woodstock Journal


Nova Scotia


Nova Scotia Historical Newspapers - Halifax NS


Free, digitized newspapers courtesy of the Nova Scotia Archives. Issues are not keyword searchable.


  • The Nova Scotia Chronicle and Weekly Advertiser (Halifax NS): Issues from 1769 to 1770.

  • The Royal American Gazette (Shelburne NS): Issues from 1785.

  • The Port-Roseway Gazetteer and The Shelburne Advertiser (Shelburne NS): Issues from 1785.

  • The Nova-Scotia Packet and General Advertiser (Shelburne NS): Issues from 1786 to 1787.

  • Acadian Recorder (Halifax NS): Issues from 1813 to 1853.

  • Liverpool Transcript (Liverpool NS): Issues from 1854 to 1867.

  • The Bee (Pictou NS): Issues from 1835 to 1838.

  • The Atlantic Advocate (Halifax NS): Issues from 1917.

  • An Solus Iuil (Sydney NS): Issues from 1925 to 1927. Gaelic language.

  • Fear na Ceilidh (Sydney NS): Issues from 1928 to 1930. Gaelic language.

  • Mosgladh: Issues from 1922 to 1933. Gaelic language.

  • Teachdaire Nan Gaidheal (Sydney NS): Issues from 1924 to 1934. Gaelic language.

  • The Tiny Tattler (Central Grove NS): Issues from 1933 to 1936 & 1938.

  • The 4th Estate (Halifax NS): Issues from 1969 to 1977.


Micmac News - Membertou First Nation NS


A free digitization of a newspaper that covered Indigenous issues regarding culture, community, politics and language (among other topics) during its run from 1965-1991. This digization covers the full period of publication but is incomplete and, additionally, is not keyword searchable. 


Prince Edward Island


Island Newspapers - Charlottetown PEI


A free, digitization of newspapers from Prince Edward Island. They are all keyword searchable.


  • British American (Charlottetown PEI): Issues from 1832 to 1833.

  • Morning News and Semi-Weekly Advertiser (Charlottetown PEI): Issues 1843 to 1846.

  • Haszard’s Gazette (Charlottetown PEI): Issues from 1851 to 1851.

  • The Guardian (Charlottetown PEI): Issues from 1890 to 1964.

  • Cadre (Charlottetown PEI): Issues from 1969 to 1977. University of Prince Edward Island student newspaper.

  • Gem (Charlottetown PEI): Issues from 1983 to 1990. University of Prince Edward Island student newspaper.


Newfoundland and Labrador


Memorial University Libraries Digitized Collections - St. John’s NL


Free, digital collection of newspapers from Newfoundland and Labrador. All are keyword searchable.


  • Daily News (St. John’s NL): Issues from 1955 to 1963.

  • Evening Telegram (St. John’s NL): Issues from 1879 to 1926.

  • The Fishermen’s Advocate (Coakerville, St. John’s & Port Union NL): Issues from 1910, 1912 to 1913. Published by the Fishermen’s Protective Union.

  • Morning Despatch (St. John’s NL): Issues from 1892.

  • Newfoundland Patriot (St. John’s NL): Issues from 1839.

  • Plaindealer (St. John’s NL): Issues from 1907 to 1921.

  • St. John’s Daily Star (St. John’s NL): Issues from 1915 to 1921.

  • Le Gaboteur (St. John’s NL): Issues from 1984 to 2011.

  • Southern Gazette (Salt Pond NL) : Issues from 1975.

  • Twillingate Sun (Twillingate NL) : Issues from 1880 to 1953.

  • Western Star (Corner Brook NL): Issues from 1900 to 1952.


The Muse - St. John’s NL


Free, digitization of Memorial University’s student newspaper. Issues from 1950 to 1977. This publication is keyword searchable.


MUN Gazette - St. John’s NL


Free, digitization of Memorial University’s official newspaper. All issues are keyword searchable. Issues from 1968 to 2006.





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