Canadian Information

Government Information and Statistics

Statistics Canada
Official source for Canadian social and economic statistics offers searching of CANSIM, the key socioeconomic database, updated daily. Several search tools are provided as well as the option to browse by subject or resource.

Geography and Map Resources

Canadian Topographic Maps
Basic information about Canadian topographic maps and the products and services offered.

Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB)
Interactive source of over 350,000 official and formerly official geographical names in Canada.

National Atlas of Canada
Create thematic maps in physical, economic, and demographic categories.

Science and Technology

Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS)
Contains 78,000 records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada. ASTIS or SISTA (Système d'information sur les sciences et les technologies arctiques) also maintains subset databases about specific regions, subjects and projects.

Canadian Library Resources

Canadiana: The National Bibliography of Canada
Comprehensive bibliography from the National Library of Canada lists and describes all of the publications of Canada for each year. Also provides information on forthcoming publications for advanced ordering of new Canadian books.

The Canadian Encyclopedia
Direct links from National Library of Canada. Links to full text articles from the Canadian Encyclopedia.