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Canadian Government Information on the Internet
Maintained by the Depository Services program. This is a gateway to government sites, and to resources relating to the study of government in Canada.
Associated heading: Government

Canadian Information by Subject
An extensive listing of sites relating to Canada, arranged by subject and alphabetical order. The site is maintained by Library and Archives Canada.
Associated heading: Canadian studies on the web

Database of Online Canadiana
An intitative of the Gesellschaft fur Kanada-Studien e.V., this is a database of resources for university students and teachers. There are currently more than 1,200 entries, which may be searched or browsed.
Associated heading: Canadian studies on the web

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
The DCB is the unquestioned resource on people in Canada's history. The online edition covers people who are known to have died between 1000 and 1929, or whose last known date of activity falls within that period.
Associated heading: Biography

Early Canadiana Online
A digital library providing access to Canada's printed heritage, including published works from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th century. ECO is produced by the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions - a non-profit organisation for preserving and providing easy access to early Canadian publications, first on microfiche and now online. The website includes themed resources and lesson plans for use by teachers e.g. Canada in the making (for senior students) and Exploration the Fur trade and Hudson's Bay Company (for students aged nine plus). To date the digital library includes resources on Candaian women's history, colonial government journals, early official publications, English Canadian literature, history of French Canada, Hudson's Bay, Jesuit relations and Native studies.

Government of Canada homepage
This is the primary internet portal for information on the Government of Canada, its programmes, services, new initiatives and products, and for information about Canada. Among its features are three audience-based gateways that provide access to information and services for: Canadians, Non-Canadians, and Canadian business.

Statistics Canada
Access to a wide range of free, pay-per-view and subscription based reports, serials and datasets.

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