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Explore the history of Canada's inhabitants,and their culture through the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (Covers the years 1000-1920).  Research people who played an important role in the formation of what is now Canada.

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Offers complete online access to all volumes of Gale's reference series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and including the Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series and Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series. Find detailed biographies of more than 143.000 contemporary and historical authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights.

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Online access to the following microfilmed newspapers:
National Post, Toronto, Ont., 2011-
New York Times, Late Edition (east coast), 2008-
Times Colonist, Victoria, BC, 2011-
Vancouver Province, 2011-
Vancouver Sun, 2011-
Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition, 2008-

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