British Columbia

 

Whistler Answer - Whistler, BC

1977 to 1982

http://www.whistlermuseum.org/whistleranswer

 

The Asbestos Sheet - Cassiar, BC

http://search.nbca.unbc.ca/index.php/asbestos-sheet/digitalobject/browse

 

The British Colonist - Victoria BC

http://www.britishcolonist.ca/index.html

 

 A free digitization of the Victoria British Colonist newspaper, the major news publication in the early days of colonization of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. Issues run from 1858-1951 and can be keyword searched with results organized by date or relevance.

 

Prince George Newspapers - Prince George BC

http://pgnewspapers.pgpl.ca/

 

A digitization project of multiple news publications of Prince George, British Columbia that are offered for free online. This includes The College of New Caledonia’s Student newspaper from the dates between 1969-2009 (with 2001 omitted). The Fort George Herald from 1910 to 1915. The Fort George Tribune from 1909 to 1915. The Prince George Citizen from 1916-1999. The Prince George Herald from 1915-1916. The Prince George Post from 1914-1915. The Prince George Star from 1916-1917. The Leader from 1921-1923. All included newspapers are keyword searchable through the Prince George Newspapers portal and sortable

 

The Cariboo Observer - Quesnel BC

http://www.quesnelmuseum.ca/CaribooObserver_form.html

            A digital archive of the newspaper that serves Ashcroft, Quesnel and Barkerville in British Columbia. Issues are available from 1908-2015 with roughly 40 issues missing (the website includes a list of this omitted issues). Access is free and keyword searchable. One must use the search function to look through the newspaper as there is not an easy browse function.

 

The Bill Silver Digital Newspaper Archive - Vanderhoof BC

http://www.vanderhooflibrary.com/explore/the-bill-silver-digital-newspaper-archive/

 

            A free digital access to multiple news publications from the Vanderhoof BC surrounding area. This includes The Vanderhoof Herald from between 1917-1920, Nechako Chronicle from 1920-1983 and Omineca Express from 1982-1989 and 1991-2007. These three newspapers are keyword searchable through the archive which is the only available method of access.

 

Simon Fraser University Library Digitized Newspaper - Vancouver BC

http://newspapers.lib.sfu.ca/

 

A collection of multiple, digitized newspapers that are available for free and keyword searchable.

            Includes:

  • Al-Hilāl (Toronto ON): Issues from 1981-1987. See Voice of Pakistan and Crescent for earlier issues of same publication under previous names.

  • B.C. District Union News (Vancouver BC): An array of issues from 1944, 1947 and 1948

  • B.C. Saturday Sunset (Vancouver BC): Array from 1907 to 1915.

  • British Columbia Federationist (Published by Vancouver Trades and Labour Council): Issues from 18 Nov 1911 to 5 June 1925.

  • Bavarijas Latviesu Vestnesis (Munich, Germany): Issues from 1945 to 1951. Latvian language.

  • Berliner Journal (Berlin ON (later Kitchner c1916): Issues from 1880 to 1916. German language. Focus on local German community, events, language.

  • Braves Latvietis (Edmonton AB): Issues from June 15 1948 to April 15 1949 (complete run). Latvian language.

  • Canadan Uutiset (Finnish Language Community News - Port Arthur/Thunder Bay ON): Issues from 1919 to 1927.

  • Canadian India Times (Toronto ON): Issues from 1975 to 1981.

  • Canadian Jewish News (Toronto ON): Issues from Jan 1 1960 to Dec 23 1993.

  • Canadian Jewish Review (Toronto ON & Montreal QC): Issues from 1921 to 1966 (incomplete). English language.

  • Chinatown News (Vancouver BC): Issues from Dec 3 1958 to Aug 18 1966. Published by Roy May of the Chinese Publicity Bureau. English language.

  • Chinese Canadian Community News (Ottawa ON): Issues from 1979 to 1987. Chinese and English language. Published by the Chinese-Canadian Community Association of Ottawa.

  • Chinese Express (Toronto ON): Issues from 1971 to1989 (entire run). Chinese language.

  • Courrier Sud (Toronto ON): Issues from 1973 to 1976. French language.

  • Crescent (Toronto ON): Focused on issues of Canada and South Asia, activism Issues from 1973 to 1981. English and Urdu language. Earlier known as Voice of Pakistan and later as Al-Hilal.

  • El Popular (Toronto ON): Issues of 1970 to 1987. Spanish language.

  • Hung Chung She Po (Toronto ON): Issues of 1954 to 1956. Chinese language.

  • Jewish Western Bulletin (Vancouver BC): Issues from 1925 to 2005. Served BC Jewish community.

  • Kanadai Magyar Munkas (Hamilton/Toronto ON): Issues from 1929 to 1967 (entire run. Hungarian language.

  • Latvija Amerika (Toronto ON): Issues from Oct 6 1951 to Dec 19/26 1987. Latvian language. Published by the Latvian Relief Society of Canada.

  • L’Ami du Peuple (Sudbury ON): Issues from 1942 to 1968. French language. Local and national news, strong Catholic bent.

  • Le Courrier d’Essex (Windsor ON): Issues from 1884 to 1886. French language.

  • Le Courrier d’Outaouais (Ottawa ON): Issues from 1861, 1863 to 1864, 1870 to 1874, 1876. French language.

  • Le Cri de l’est (Matane QC): Issues from March & Apr 1912. French language. Weekly town paper.

  • Le Cultivateur (Québec City QC): Scattered issues collected from 1881, 1883 & 1891. Political and economic issues. French language.

  • Le Rempart (Windsor ON): Scattered issues collected from 1983 to 1984. French language.

  • Liekki (Sudbury ON): Issues from 1935 to 1957. Finnish language.

  • Meie Elu (Toronto ON): Issues from Jan 7 to Dec 30 1977. Estonian language.

  • Messenger (Toronto ON): Issues from 1978 to 1984. Urdu and English language. Focused on Pakistan-Canada relations, political situations.

  • Minchung Sinmun (Toronto ON): Issues from 1979 to 1993. Korean and English language.

  • Modern Times Weekly (Toronto ON): Issues from 1985 to 1987. Chinese and English language. Local and national news from Chinese-Canadian perspectives.

  • Shing Wah Daily News (Toronto ON): Issues from May 29 1923 to Sept 29 1990. Daily (monthly as of 1983) Chinese newspaper, affiliated with Chinese Nationalist League. Chinese language.

  • Ottawa Chinese Community Newsletter (Ottawa ON): Issues from 1977 to 1987 (comprehensive).

  • Tairiku Jiho (Toronto ON): Issues from Dec 3 1948 to Mar 30 1982. Japanese and English language. Served Issei (first generation) Japanese Canadians.

  • The Commentator (Trail BC): Issues from 1938 to 1945 & 1953 to 1954. Published by Local 480 of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers.

  • The New Canadian (Vancouver/Kaslo BC & Winnipeg MB & Toronto ON): Issues from 1939 to 1985. English and Japanese language. Publication focused on issues pertinent to displaced Japanese-Canadian community, specifically second-generation (Nisei).

  • The Peak (Burnaby BC): Issues from 1966, 1968, 1980, 1988. The Simon Fraser University student newspaper.

  • Vaba Eestlane (Toronto ON): Issues from Jan 6 1977 to Dec 30 1987. Estonian language.

  • Vapaus (Sudbury ON): Issues from 1921 to 1930 & 1948 to June 26 1974. Finnish language. Published by the Finnish Socialist Organization of Canada.

  •  Vestnik (Toronto ON): Issues from 1941 to 1993. Published by Federation of Russian Canadians. Russian and English language.

  • The Voice of Pakistan (Toronto ON); Issues from 1972 to 1973. English and Urdu language. Later versions found as Crescent and Al-Hilal.

  • Zhyttia I Slovo (Toronto ON): Issues from 1965 to 1991. English and Ukrainian. Published by the Association of United Ukrainian Canadians.

  • Zwiazkowiec (Toronto ON): Issues from 1935 to 1976 & 1978. Polish and English language. Published by the Polish Progressive Society and the Polish Alliance Friendly Society.

 

The Chilliwack Progress - Chilliwack BC

http://theprogress.newspapers.com/

 

A digitization of the Chilliwack Progress that is available for free and includes issues from between 1891 to 2007. They are both browsable by date and keyword searchable.

 

The Gulf Islands Driftwood - Salt Spring Island BC

http://www.saltspringarchives.com/driftwood/

 

A digitization available for free of The Gulf Islands Driftwood which was a local newspaper that offered news coverage of Salt Spring Islands and the surrounding islands. It includes issues from 1960 to 1998 but is not keyword searchable.

 

Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive - Terrace Public Library, Terrace BC

http://collections.westbeyondthewest.ca/eleanor-muehle-newspaper-archive

 

A free, digitization of multiple newspapers that is keyword searchable that is provided by Terrace Public Library.

 

British Columbia Historical Newspapers - University of British Columbia Libraries

https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers

 

A free, digitized collection of newspapers from British Columbia. All are keyword searchable.

            Includes:

  • The Abbotsford Post (Abbotsford BC): Issues from 1910 to 1924.

  • Agassiz Record (Agassiz BC): Issues from 1923 to 1924.

  • Alberni Advocate (Alberni BC): Issues from 1912 to 1915.

  • The Anaconda News (Anaconda BC): Issues from 1901 to 1905.

  • Armstrong Advance (Armstrong BC): Issues from 1905 to 1906.

  • Arrow Lakes Advocate (Nakusp BC): Issues from 1914.

  • The Atlin Claim (Atlin BC): Issues from 1899 to 1908.

  • Bella Coola Courier (Bella Coola BC): Issues from 1912 to 1917.

  • The Boundary Creek Times (Greenwood BC): Issues from 1896 to 1911.

  • British Columbia News (Kaslo BC): Issues from 1897 to 1898.

  • British Columbia Records (Vancouver BC): Issues from 1916 to 1920.

  • Brooklyn News (Brooklyn BC): Issues from 1898.

  • The Cariboo Sentinel (Barkerville BC): Issues from 1865 to 1875.

  • The Cascade Record (Cascade BC): Issues from 1898 to 1901.

  • The Chase Tribune (Chase BC): Issues from 1912 to 1914, 1939, 1946.

  • Chilliwack Free Press (Chilliwack BC): Issues from 1911 to 1912.

  • Coast Miner (Van Anda BC): Issues from 1900.

  • The Coast News (Gibsons BC): Issues from 1945 to 1995.

  • Columbia Review (Columbia BC): Issues from 1899.

  • Courtenay Review (Courtenay BC): Issues from 1912 to 1917.

  • Courtenay Weekly News (Courtenay BC): Issues from 1892 to 1896.

  • Cranbrook Herald (Cranbrook BC): Issues from 1898 to 1927.

  • The Creston Review (Creston BC): Issues from 1909 to 1935.

  • Crofton Gazette and Cowichan News (Crofton BC): Issues from 1902.

  • Cumberland Islander (Cumberland BC): Issues from 1910 to 1931.

  • The Cumberland News (Cumberland BC): Issues from 1897 to 1915.

  • Daily Building Record (Vancouver BC): Issues from 1912 to 1914.

  • The Daily Canadian (Nelson BC): Issues from 1906 to 1908.

  • The Daily Ledger (Ladysmith BC): Issues from 1905 to 1906.

  • The Daily Telegram (Nanaimo BC): Issues from 1893 to 1894.

  • The Delta News (Ladner BC): Issues from 1902 to 1903.

  • The Delta Times (Ladner BC): Issues from 1903 to 1914.

  • The Despatch (Morrissey BC): Issues from 1904.

  • Duncan Enterprise (Cranbrook BC): Issues from 1900, 1903, 1914.

  • East Kootenay Miner (Golden BC): Issues from 1897 to 1898.

  • Echo (Duncan BC): Issues from 1908.

  • The Enderby Press and Walker’s Weekly (Enderby BC): Issues from 1908 to 1912.

  • The Evening Kootenaian (Kaslo BC): Issues from 1898.

  • Fraser Advance (Chilliwack BC): Issues from 1907.

  • The Golden Times (Golden BC): Issues from 1907 to 1909.

  • The Grand Forks Miner (Grand Forks BC): Issues from 1896 to 1898.

  • The Grand Forks Sun (Grand Forks BC): Issues from 1914 to 1920.

  • The Greenwood Miner (Greenwood BC): Issues from 1899 to 1901.

  • Hazelton Queek (Hazelton BC): Issues from 1880 to 1881.

  • The Hedley Gazette (Hedley BC): Issues from 1905 to 1917.

  • The Hosmer Times (Hosmer BC): Issues from 1910.

  • Hot Springs News (Ainsworth Hot Springs BC): Issues from 1891 to 1892.

  • The Independent (Vancouver BC): Issues from 1900 to 1903.

  • Kamloops Wawa (Kamloops BC): Issues from 1901 to 1904, 1915 to 1918.

  • Kelowna Record (Kelowna BC): Issues from 1912 to 1920.

  • The Kootenay Liberal (Nelson BC): Issues form 1908.

  • The Kootenay Mail (Revelstoke BC): Issues from 1894 to 1905.

  • The Labor Star (Vancouver BC): Issues from 1919.

  • Lardeau Eagle (Ferguson BC): Issues from 1900 to 1904.

  • The Ledge (New Denver BC): Issues from 1893 to 1910.

  • The Ledge (Greenwood BC): Issues from 1906 to 1929.

  • The Lillooet Advance (Lillooet BC): Issues from 1911.

  • Lowery’s Claim (New Denver BC): Issues from 1901 to 1906.

  • The Marysville Tribune (Marysville BC): Issues from 1901 to 1902.

  • The Massett Leader (Massett BC): Issues from 1912 to 1913.

  • The Miner (Nelson BC): Issues from 1890 to 1898.

  • The Mining Review (Sandon BC): Issues from 1897 to 1903.

  • The Mission City News (Mission City BC): Issues from 1893.

  • The Morrissey Mention (Morrissey BC): Issues from 1916 to 1917.

  • The Morrissey Miner (Morrissey BC): Issues from 1903.

  • The Moyie Leader (Moyie BC): Issues from 1898 to 1911.

  • The Nanaimo Courier (Nanaimo BC): Issues form 1889.

  • The Nanaimo Mail (Nanaimo BC): Issues from 1896.

  • Nelson Daily Miner (Nelson BC): Issues from 1898 to 1902.

  • The Nelson Economist (Nelson BC): Issues from 1897 to 1906.

  • Nelson Weekly Miner (Nelson BC): Issues from 1899.

  • The Nicola Valley News (Merritt BC): Issues from 1910 to 1916.

  • The Nugget (Poplar BC): Issues from 1903 to 1904.

  • Omineca Herald (Hazelton BC): Issues from 1908 to 1912.

  • Omineca Miner (Hazelton BC): Issues from 1911 to 1918.

  • The Orchard City Record (Kelowna BC): Issues from 1908 to 1911.

  • Pacific Canadian (New Westminster BC): Issues from 1893 to 1894, 1916 to 1917.

  • The Peninsula Times (Sechelt BC): Issues from 1963 to 1979.

  • The Penticton Press (Penticton BC): Issues from 1907 to 1909.

  • The Phoenix Pioneer (Phoenix BC): Issues from 1900 to 1916.

  • Port Essington Loyalist (Port Essington BC): Issues from 1908 to 1909.

  • Prospector (Cranbrook BC): Issues from 1905 to 1915.

  • The Prospector (Fort Steele BC): Issues from 1899 to 1905.

  • Prospector (Lillooet BC): Issues from 1898 to 1917.

  • Red Flag (Vancouver BC): Issues from 1918 to 1919. Published by The Socialist Party of Canada.

  • Revelstoke Herald (Revelstoke BC): Issues from 1897 to 1905.

  • Slocan Drill (Slocan BC): Issues from 1900 to 1906.

  • Slocan Mining Review (Slocan BC): Issues from 1906 to 1908.

  • Sloan Prospector (Kaslo BC): Issues from 1895.

  • The Star (Port Essington BC): Issues from 1908.

  • The Sun (Port Essington BC): Issues from 1907 to 1908.

  • Surrey Times (Cloverdale BC): Issues from 1895.

  • The Tribune (Nelson BC): Issues from 1892 to 1894, 1897 to 1903.

  • West Forks News (Beaverdell BC): Issues from 1901.

  • The Western Call (Vancouver BC): Issues from 1910 to 1916.

  • Westward Ho! (Nanaimo BC): Issues from 1886.

 

News Hound: Thomspon-Nicola Newspaper Archive 

http://arch.tnrdlib.ca

Several digitized papers from the Thompson-Nicola region including Merritt Herald from 1907-2016.

 

 

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