These memory institutions have kindly contributed their catalogues with links for each item to their online collections.

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec 

BAnQ is moving towards digitizing the whole of the published and archival documentary heritage produced in Québec since the 17th century, or of foreign origin and related to Québec.  more....

Calgary Public Library

The Calgary Public Library has contributed over 5000 images of cities, towns and other scenery in Alberta, dating from 1900 to the modern era.

Foreign Affairs & International Trade Canada - Affaires étrangères et Commerce international Canada (DFAIT) 

A collection of DFAIT Press releases and Statements and Speeches from 1949 to 1995.

Library and Archives Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada (LAC)

LAC has contributed part of their MIKAN collection, a wide-ranging repository of Canadian images, covering many aspects of Canadian life between 1850 and 1950.


Manitobia has supplied information about the province and its people, first-hand accounts from letters, memoirs and diaries, drawings, maps and photos - all of which record the early development of the province. Also included is a rich archive of Manitoba newspapers, with issues dating back to the late 19th. century.

Memorial University

The Memorial University's Digital Archives Initiative (DAI) is a gateway to the learning and research-based cultural resources held by Memorial University and partnering organizations.  more....

The National Gallery of Canada

The National Gallery of Canada has contributed 51 Albums of photographs and drawings of Canadian cities from the late 19th and early 20th century as well as a selection of exhibition catalogues from the same time period.

Queen's University

Metadata for several years of the International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering.

Scholars Portal/University of Toronto

Scholars Portal and University of Toronto have provided access to about 300,000 digitized books as part of their Internet Archives project.

Simon Fraser University

SFU has provided access to The Chinese Times daily newspaper, published in Vancouver from 1914 to 1992. more....

Toronto Public Library

A collection of images and photographs of Toronto and other Ontario municipalities to approximately 1950.

University of Alberta 

U of A has contributed access to their Peel's Prairie Provinces collection. It contains an online bibliography of books, pamphlets and other materials related to the development of the Prairies, as well as a searchable full-text collection of many of these items. more....

University of British Columbia

The UBC contribution to the Canadiana Discovery Portal consists of the British Columbia History Digital Collections, containing historical images, diaries, books, newspapers, audio and video recordings, manuscripts and other publications. Metadata from a recently digitized collection of historic BC newspapers was added to the Canadiana Discovery Portal in November 2011. More...

University of New Brunswick

A large collection of wide-ranging titles from the "River Run" digital library at the University of New Brunswick.

University of Regina

A collection of images and texts focusing on Regina and Saskatchewan themes.

University of Saskatchewan  

An eclectic collection of digitized items including poetry, Saskatchewan post cards, magazines, books, paintings and historical documents generally with a Saskatchewan connection.

University of Victoria

U Vic has contributed metadata of a collection of approximately 7,000 Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia from the period 1846-1871. They provide a fascinating insight to the important issues of the day, from treatment of the Native population to military tactics and general governance matters.

Vancouver Public Library  

A collection of over 15,000 historic images, mostly of Vancouver and its surrounding area, covering many subject matters.

Alouette Canada   

Member organizations of the former AlouetteCanada have made significant contributions to the Canadiana Discovery Portal on a wide variety subjects and in various formats, including books, audio and video recordings, posters, photographs and other images.