A good newspaper archive will yield lots of family history information. My most recent success is an article about my husband’s gg-grandfather and the role he played as a conductor on the underground railroad moving run away slaves to safety in the north. That article was in a Michigan newspaper archive accessed at one of the large paid databases online.
That had me thinking about newspaper archive resources for Canada. What is available and what could I find?
Library and Archives Canada has a section on newspapers although many of the links are to newer content. Cyndislist has more links to newspaper archives.
The company “Newspaper Archive” has a small list of Canadian newspapers which may be helpful especially for those looking in the prairie provinces and Newfoundland.
Look for announcements of births, marriages and deaths (obituaries). Also 50th anniversary notices can yield a lot of information. Note Newspaper Archive is a paid source. Google to access.
>>>Search for family history (BMD) in Newspaper Archive
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