New Brunswick

New Brunswick Free Public Library


Free Digital Archives of two New Brunswick newspapers. Keyword searchable.

  • New Brunswick Daily Times: 1871-1916.

  • New Brunswick Home News: 1878-1907.


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.


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.







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