BASIC REFERENCE RESOURCES

Encyclopedias

The Canadian Encyclopedia:  The Canadian Encyclopedia plays an essential role in providing Canadians and others with accurate, updated information about our people and country.

Encyclopedia Britannica : The world standard in knowledge since 1768

Columbia Encyclopedia:  Access more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Canadian Biography:  Welcome to the online version of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada (DCB/DBC), a major research and publishing project of the University of Toronto and the Université Laval that was launched in 1959.

TERMIMUM Plus: This dataset represents the content of the Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank. Users can find the equivalent of terms and expressions in many fields. All content is given in English and French and some in Spanish or Portuguese.

Dictionary by Merriam-Webster:   For more than 150 years, in print and now online, Merriam-Webster has been America’s leading and most-trusted provider of language information.

Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary: The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages.

Government Websites

Canada: The official website of the Government of Canada

Ontario: Ontario.ca is the official website of the Ontario Government.

Cité of Clarence-Rockland: Official website of the City of Clarence-Rockland

Atlases

The Atlas of Canada: A key source of geographic information the Atlas provides a selection of interactive and historical maps and geographical data available for reference or downloading

The Canadian Atlas online: Tells stories that define all Canadians and makes learning fun!

WorldAtlas: One of the largest publishing resources in geography and other topics it covers, including sociology, demography, environment, economics, politics, and travel.

North American Environmental Atlas: The North American Environmental Atlas combines and harmonizes geospatial data from Canada, Mexico and the United States to allow for a continental and regional perspective on environmental issues that cross boundaries.

Phone and Postal Code Directories

Canada 411: Find a phone number in Canada using someone’s name and city.

Canada Post:  No. 1 parcel delivery company in Canada.

Find a postal code: Look up a Canadian street address or postal code.

Yellow Pages Canada: Live. Shop. Taste. Discover

Infobel Canada: Search for a company in Canada.

 

 

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