Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (DCB)/Dictionnaire Biographique du Canada en Ligne (DBC)
This online dictionary provides access to the print volumes of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Includes individuals who died (or whose last activity was) between the year 1000 through the early 20th century; it will be updated as new print volumes are published. Biographies are searchable by keyword and browsable alphabetically. Also available in French. From the National Archives of Canada and the National Library of Canada. (listed here as an encyclopedia because the articles are so extensive)
L'Enclopédie Canadienne/The Canadian Encyclopedia
"The site contains the complete text of the acclaimed Canadian Encyclopedia in English and French, the text of the Junior Encyclopedia of Canada (in English only), numerous interactivities, feature articles, games, the Canucklehead Quiz, and an extensive timeline of Canadian and world events. The entire text can be searched via the simple search or advanced search and the user can switch languages at any time." Also browsable through the subject index.
Encyclopedia of British Columbia (login through school or public library)
- More than 4,000 articles on all aspects of BC
- Hundreds of sound and video clips
- Thousands of historic and colour photos
- Hundreds of maps, tables and charts
Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
Describes the full breadth and depth of Canada’s musical culture, including the historical and current aspects of popular, folk, religious, concert and other forms of music.