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[Air] Operator List SearchTransport Canada;
public access; current;
air operator information; company details
ArchiviaNet: Electoral MapsLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, date varies;
electoral district maps
ArchiviaNet: Film, Video and Sound [Audiovisual Holdings Database]Library and Archives Canada;
public access; no longer being updated;
descriptions of about 265,000 films, videos, and sound recordings held by the Library and Archives Canada
ArchiviaNet: PhotographsLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access; no longer being updated;
keyword search from description
ArchiviaNet: Private Archives and Colonial RecordsLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access; no longer being updated;
detailed descriptions of documents, French and British colonial periods
ArchiviaNet: War Diaries of the First World WarLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, 1914-1918;
digitized war diaries of Canadian Expeditionary Force units
Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS) Canadian Polar Commission;
public access;
over 47,000 records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada
Artefacts Canada: Humanities Canadian Heritage;
public access;
approximately 4 million object records and images, based on information provided by contributing museums and galleries
Artefacts Canada: Natural Sciences Canadian Heritage;
public access;
approximately 1 million specimen records representing more than 28,000 different species based on the collections information provided by contributing museums
Breeding Bird Survey Results Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada;
public access, current;
population trends, range distribution, and national conservation designations
Broadcasting DatabaseIndustry Canada;
public access;
spectrum management and telecommunications;
extracts for the broadcasting service in Canada, AM, FM, TV and MDS-TV stations


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CA Number Database Competition Bureau, Industry Canada;
public access, current;
provides the name and postal address of each Canadian textile business which has been assigned a CA Identification Number;
updated weekly
Cabinet ConclusionsLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, 1944-1971;
summaries of discussions at the meetings of the Federal Cabinet
Canada's Missing Government of Canada; RCMP Canadian Police Centre for Missing and Exploited Children
public access, current;
National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains;
National Missing Children Operations
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register Transport Canada;
public access, current;
basic registration information on civilian aircraft registered in Canada
Canadian Companies Capabilities Database Industry Canada;
public access, [1991] forward;
35,000 Canadian companies and 200,000 products and services
Canadian Copyrights Database Canadian Intellectual Property Office;
public access, current;
copyrights registered pursuant to the Copyright Act
Canadian Diatom Database Natural Resources;
public access;
information on approximately 5,000 diatom samples with descriptions, precise geographic location and associated information;
entries offer information on environmental and ecological tolerances of individual species
Canadian Disaster Database Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness;
public access, various;
data on some 700 events (technological, environmental, natural), excluding war
Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry CEAA;
public access, current;
projects being assessed under the terms of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
Canadian Geographical Names DatabaseNatural Resources;
public access, current;
geographical names approved by the Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names
Canadian Importers DatabaseIndustry Canada;
public access, current;
lists of companies importing specific products into Canada;
by product, by city
Canadian Merchant Navy War Dead Registry Veterans Affairs;
public access, ca 1939-1945;
index of the names of Canadian Merchant sailors killed while serving in Canada's Merchant Marine;
names of Canadian Merchant Navy vessels
Canadian Patents, 1869-1919Library and Archives Canada;
public access, 1869-1919;
digitized images of full patents, registered in Canada by Canadian citizens or residents
Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility;
public access;
data on native, introduced and cultivated outdoor plants, plus indoor plants, that cause poisoning in livestock, pets, and humans
Canadian Society of Zoologists Collections Canadian Heritage;
public access;
inventory of over 150 zoological collections in Canada
Canadian Virtual War Memorial Veterans Affairs;
public access;
registry of graves and memorials for Canadians and Newfoundlanders killed in Canadian military operations
CANSIM Statistics Canada;
public access; dates vary;
Canadian socio-economic database and information retrieval service
Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia)Library and Archives Canada;
public access, 1851;
digitized images of the original census returns;
not searchable by family name;
searchable by geographic location only
Census of Canada 1881Library and Archives Canada;
public access, 1881;
digitized images of the original census returns, which record age, nationality, religion, profession, income, education, etc.
Census of Canada 1901Library and Archives Canada;
public access, 1901;
digitized images of the original census returns, which record age, nationality, religion, profession, income, education, etc.
Census of the Northwest Provinces, 1906Library and Archives Canada;
public access, 1906;
digitized images of the original census returns;
not searchable by family name;
searchable by Province, District Name, District Number, and Sub-district Number
Census of 1911Library and Archives Canada;
public access, 1911;
digitized images of the original census returns;
not searchable by family name;
searchable by geographic location only;
original paper records destroyed
Census of 2011Statistics Canada;
public access, 2011;
Census release topics and dates;
Census Profiles;
Census analytical highlights
CITES Control List Environment Canada;
public access, current;
list of and information about species identified by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Community Profiles Statistics Canada;
public access, 2006 Census;
Canadian communities (cities, towns, villages, Indian Reserves and Settlements, etc.), metropolitan areas, health regions;
education, income and work, families and dwellings, births and deaths, general population information, and health information
Community Profiles Statistics Canada;
public access, 2001 Census;
Canadian communities (cities, towns, villages, Indian Reserves and Settlements, etc.), metropolitan areas, health regions;
education, income and work, families and dwellings, births and deaths, general population information, and health information
Competition Tribunal Competition Tribunal;
public access, 1990 forward;
summary information on all applications filed with the Tribunal and the full text of selected decisions issued by the Tribunal after 29 November 1990
Consolidated Acts Justice Canada;
public access, current;
"official consolidation" of Federal Acts
Consolidated Regulations Justice Canada;
public access, current;
"official consolidation" of Federal Regulations
Contributions and Expenses Elections Canada;
public access, 1994-1997;
contributions and expenses reported by candidates and registered political parties
Corporations Database Online Industry Canada;
public access, current;
federal corporations data online
Courts-Martial of the First World WarLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, ca.1914-1918;
military offences defined in the British Army Act;
searchable by name, regimental number, unit, and offence


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Defence Research Reports Defence Research and Development Branch, DND;
public access, c1950 forward;
bibliographic citations
Diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie KingLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, [1893-1950];
searchable by date and keyword
Documentary ArtLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access; no longer being updated;
records for some 160,000 works of art, some 10,000 digitized images available online
Drug Product Database Therapeutic Products Programme, Health Canada;
public access, current;
drugs approved for use in Canada
Electronic Area Profiles Statistics Canada;
public access, 1996 Census;
Canadian communities (cities, towns, villages, Indian Reserves and Settlements, etc.), metropolitan areas, health regions;
education, income and work, families and dwellings, births and deaths, general population information, and health information
Federal Corporations Industry Canada;
public access, current;
search by corporate name or corporation number
First Nation ProfilesAboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada;
public access, current;
by First Nation, Reserve or Tribal Council;
census statistics, governance, geography, etc.


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GeoBase Canadian Council on Geomatics ;
public access, current;
geospatial data;
includes: National Power Line Network; Land Cover; National Railway Network; Satellite Imagery; etc.
GeoConnections Discovery Portal Natural Resources;
public access, current;
"metadata catalogue" for "Canadian geospatial and geoscience data products and Web services"
GeoGratis Natural Resources;
public access; date varies;
searchable database by location, product type, subject keyword;
maps, data, publications
GEOSCAN Natural Resources Canada;
public access, current;
bibliographic database of predominantly Geological Survey of Canada publications containing over 60,000 bibliographic records concerning the Canadian landmass and offshore regions
Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada Library of Parliament and Canadiana.org;
public access, 1867 forward;
published debates of the Senate and House of Commons in both English and French;
full-text searchable and browsable by Chamber, Parliament, Session and volume
Home Children Library and Archives Canada;
public access, c1869-1930;
index of names of Home Children (child emigration movement) found in passenger lists held by the Library and Archives Canada
Horizons Initiatives DatabaseTreasury Board of Canada Secretariat;
public access, years vary;
financial and non-financial information;
searchable by organizations, fiscal year, spending area, etc.
Immigration RecordsLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, c1925-1935;
nominal index, border entry lists


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Job Bank Service Canada;
public access, current;
electronic listing of jobs, work or business opportunities


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[Registry of] Lobbyists Commissioner of Lobbying;
some public access, registration for lobbyists, current;
public may search and retrieve information from the Registry


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Minimum Wage Database Service Canada;
public access, current and historical;
current and forthcoming minimum hourly wage rates;
minimum wages for adult workers since 1965
National Aboriginal Document Database Library and Archives Canada;
public access;
includes: court decisions, statutes, acts, and treaties
National Atmospheric Chemistry Database (NAtChem) Science and Technology Branch, Environment Canada
username and password required;
includes several smaller databases;
air and precipitation chemistry data, archival and analysis facility
National Earthquake Database Natural Resources Canada;
public access;
national repository for all raw seismograph data, measurements, and derived parameters arising from the Canadian National Seismograph Network and others
National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) Environment Canada;
public access, 1993 forward;
inventory of pollutant releases and transfers in Canada
National Soil DataBase Canadian Soil Information Service, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada;
public access, current;
computer readable files;
soil, landscape, and climatic data for Canada
North West Mounted Police (NWMP) - Personnel Records, 1873-1904Library and Archives Canada;
public access, [1873-1904];
service records;
some files contain personal correspondence, clippings, and other miscellaneous information
Notice of Compliance DatabaseHealth Canada;
public access, current;
drug authorization database;
includes: drug name, authorization date, active/medicinal ingredient, manufacturer, therapeutic class, and the Drug Identification Number


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Open Data Government of Canada;
public access, dates vary;
searchable access to Government of Canada data and information
Patents DatabaseCanadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada;
public access, current;
over 75 years of patent descriptions and images for more than 1,400,000 patent documents
Canadian Patents, 1869-1919Library and Archives Canada;
public access, 1869-1919;
digitized images of full patents, registered in Canada by Canadian citizens or residents
Post Offices and Postmasters Library and Archives Canada;
public access;
documents changes of postmasters at individual post offices located across Canada;
data relate to closed post offices located in the ten provinces and two territories;
some data related to open post offices in British Columbia and the metropolitan Toronto area
Postal Code Look-UpCanada Post;
public access, current;
postal codes for Canadian addresses


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Road Safety Recalls Database Transport Canada;
public access;
vehicle recalls
Ship Information Database Canadian Heritage;
public access, [Eighteenth Century] forward;
ships registered in Canadian ports or sailed in Canadian waters
Soldiers of the First World War: Canadian Expeditionary ForceLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, 1914-1918;
index to personnel files of the soldiers of the CEF
Soldiers of the South African WarLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, 1899-1902;
service files, medal registers and land grant applications
Species at Risk Public RegistryEnvironment Canada;
public access, current;
species search by risk category, Latin name and common name, etc.
Standards Database Standards Council of Canada;
public access, current;
search the standards by ICS code, document number, keyword
Status of Birds in Canada (Species Information) Environment Canada;
public access; date varies
searchable by common name or scientific name
Supreme Court Judgments Supreme Court of Canada;
public access, 1909 forward;
judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada


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Trade Data Online Industry Canada;
public access, current;
data on Canadian and US trade with over 200 countries;
industry / product (commodities, hard goods) data
Trade-marks Database Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada;
public access, current;
all active and many inactive marks that were either applied-for or registered pursuant to the current Canadian Trade-marks Act or former trade-mark legislation
Trees, Insects and Diseases of Canada's Forests (TIDCF) Natural Resources;
public access; current;
"information on more than 200 native tree and shrub species, and on almost 300 insects and 200 diseases"
Urban and Rural Delivery Area Counts & Maps Canada Post;
public access, current;
counts of houses, farms, businesses, apartments across Canada;
designed to assist direct marketers


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Ward Chipman, Muster Master's OfficeLibrary and Archives Canada;
public access, 1777-1785;
muster rolls of Loyalists, and their families, who settled in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick
Western Land Grants Library and Archives Canada;
public access, c1870-1930;
Letters Patent issued by the Lands Patent Branch of the Department of the Interior
records refer to grants issued in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the railway belt of British Columbia
Wildlife Species Search Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada;
public access, current;
records of species assessment meetings

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Data (Cross-Discipline) CANSIM (public access)
Open Data (public access)
Agriculture Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System (public access)
National Soil DataBase (public access)
Trees, Insects and Diseases of Canada's Forests (TIDCF) (public access)
Business, Economics and Trade CA Number Database (public access)
Canadian Companies Capabilities Database (public access)
Canadian Copyrights Database (public access)
Canadian Importers Database (public access)
Canadian Patents, 1869-1919 (public access)
Competition Tribunal (public access)
Corporations Database Online (public access)
Federal Corporations (public access)
Patents Database (public access)
Standards Database (public access)
Trade Data Online (public access)
Trade-marks Database (public access)
Urban and Rural Delivery Area Counts & Maps (public access)
Census Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia) (public access)
Census of Canada 1881 (public access)
Census of Canada 1901 (public access)
Census of the Northwest Provinces, 1906 (public access)
Census of 1911 (public access)
Census of 2011 (public access)
Community Profiles (public access)
Community Profiles (public access)
Electronic Area Profiles (public access)
First Nation Profiles (public access)
Consumer Information Canadian Disaster Database (public access)
Job Bank (public access)
Minimum Wage Database (public access)
Postal Code Look-Up (public access)
Road Safety Recalls Database (public access)
Crime and Law Enforcement Canada's Missing (public access)
North West Mounted Police (NWMP) - Personnel Records, 1873-1904 (public access)
Ecology and Environmental Sciences Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS) (public access)
Artefacts Canada: Natural Sciences (public access)
Breeding Bird Survey Results (public access)
Canadian Diatom Database (public access)
Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry (public access)
Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System (public access)
Canadian Society of Zoologists Collections (public access)
CITES Control List (public access)
National Atmospheric Chemistry Database (NAtChem) (username and password required)
Species at Risk Public Registry (public access)
Status of Birds in Canada (Species Information) (public access) Trees, Insects and Diseases of Canada's Forests (TIDCF) (public access)
Wildlife Species Search (public access)
Geology / Geography Canadian Geographical Names Database (public access)
GeoBase (public access)
GeoConnections Discovery Portal (public access)
GeoGratis (public access)
GEOSCAN (public access)
National Earthquake Database (public access)
National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) (public access)
Health and Medicine Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System (public access)
Drug Product Database (public access)
Notice of Compliance Database (public access)
History Artefacts Canada: Humanities (public access)
Documentary Art (public access)
Home Children (public access)
Immigration Records (public access)
Ship Information Database (public access)
Ward Chipman, Muster Master's Office (public access)
Western Land Grants (public access)
Legislation, Laws, Regulations, Courts Competition Tribunal (public access)
Consolidated Acts (public access)
Consolidated Regulations (public access)
National Aboriginal Document Database(public access)
Supreme Court Judgments (public access)
Media ArchiviaNet: Film, Video and Sound [Audiovisual Holdings Database] (public access) no longer being updated
ArchiviaNet: Photographs (public access) no longer being updated
Military Studies ArchiviaNet: War Diaries of the First World War (public access)
Canadian Merchant Navy War Dead Registry (public access)
Canadian Virtual War Memorial (public access)
Courts-Martial of the First World War (public access)
Defence Research Reports (public access)
Soldiers of the First World War: Canadian Expeditionary Force (public access)
Soldiers of the South African War (public access)
Politics and Government ArchiviaNet: Electoral Maps (public access)
ArchiviaNet: Private Archives and Colonial Records (public access) no longer being updated
Cabinet Conclusions (public access)
Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada (public access)
Contributions and Expenses (public access)
Diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King (public access)
Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada (public access)
Horizons Initiatives Database (public access)
[Registry of] Lobbyists (some public access)
Post Offices and Postmasters (public access)
Transportation [Air] Operator List Search (public access) Canadian Civil Aircraft Register (public access)
Road Safety Recalls Database (public access)
Ship Information Database (public access)

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