Newspapers

Newspapers are a good source of information whether for genealogical or historical purposes. The ones listed here can be seen at the National Library of Canada in Ottawa. Other copies may be found elsewhere, such as the main Ottawa Public Library.

The papers listed here can be old or recent. You can borrow them on microform (could be either a microfiche or a microfilm) from the National Library. However, it is best to check out your local resources first - libraries, Family History Centre, and genealogical and historical societies before asking your local library to borrow this material for you.

The National Library's policy on inter-library loans and other requirements are found here.

Newspapers in bold italics are on microfilm in the self-service area of the National Library's Reading Room.

Place Paper Place and Issues Available
Melfort Journal NL Jan 1983 on

Prince Albert Prince Albert Herald ---

Prince Albert Patriote de l'Ouest NL 22 août 1910 - 9 nov 1910;
1 juin 1940 - 11 sept 1940

Prince Albert Prince Albert Daily Herald NL Jan 1988 - Dec 1991

Prince Albert Prince Albert Sun NL 9 March 1982 - 9 June 1982

Prince Albert Times NL 1 Nov 1882 - 29 June 1892;
13 July 1892 - 31 Dec 1895

Regina Leader-Post NL

Regina Regina Journal NL

Regina Regina Leader-Post See Leader-Post

Regina The Regina Leader NL

Saskatoon Saskatoon Star-Phoenix NL

Saskatoon The Saskatoon commentator NL

--- Le Métis NL

--- L’Ouest canadien NL

Information on additional locations where these and other newspapers which might be of interest for the Prince Albert region would be welcomed, please contact the webmaster.


Religious newspapers

Births, marriages, and deaths found in many of these papers have been indexed.

Some, but not all, were printed in provinces other than Ontario.

  • Canadian Baptist
  • Canadian Wesleyan
  • Christian guardian
  • Christian messenger
  • Christian messenger
  • Christian visitor
  • The Evangelist
  • Der Mennonitische immigrantenbote
  • Mennonitishce rundschau
  • The Presbyterian and Evangelical Protestant union
  • The Religious intelligencer
  • The Religious repository
  • The Wesleyan
Online papers

Nipawin Journal
Prince Albert Daily Herald
City Lights News (Prince Albert)


Indexes to Newspapers

The National Library has a checklist of newspaper indexes that could be useful to consult. [Canada index] [Sask index]
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