Canadian Reference Centre

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The Largest Collection of Full-Text Regional Canadian and International Content

This full-text database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international periodicals, reference books, thousands of biographies and an image collection containing more than one million photos, maps and flags. The collection also includes images from Canadian Press.

The Canadian Reference Centre Research Experience

Canadian Reference Centre provides easy access to full text for an optimal research experience. Users will find this database helpful for research on Canada or to keep up with current events in Canada. This database also includes international content for research on Canada's global involvement.

Includes Full Text of Leading Canadian Publications

Canadian Reference Centre provides full text for leading Canadian magazines including  Bank of Canada Review, Benefits Canada, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Manager, Chatelaine, Maclean's, Manitoba History and more. Canadian Reference Centre also provides full text for leading Canadian newspapers and newswires including Canadian Press, The Guelph Mercury, The Hamilton Spectator, La Presse Canadienne (en Francais), The Record, Toronto Star, etc. In addition, this database provides full text for leading Canadian reference books including Canadian Global Almanac and many more.

Canadian Reference Centre can be accessed via EBSCOhost or Explora, EBSCO's dedicated interface for schools and public libraries.


Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process.

– Library Journal