Canadian Websites of Interest


Canadian Incident Database

"The Canadian Incident Database (CIDB) features information on terrorism and extremist crime incidents since 1960 with a Canadian connection. The purpose of the CIDB is to provide unclassified information to national security researchers, which can be used to identify patterns and trends in order to improve our understanding of terrorism and extremist crime in Canada. The CIDB was developed under the National Security Data Initiative (NSDI) of the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP)."

CBC Digital Archives

The CBC/Radio-Canada Digital Archives Web site project was founded on three principles - to inform, to enlighten and to educate Canadians about their past. Though the primary audience is educational, the site was designed and built with every Canadian in mind. Everyone who visits will enjoy its unique perspective on Canada's history.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Searchable online version of the DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN BIOGRAPHY, covering persons who died prior to 1920. Search can be by place of birth, date of death, gender, profession or occupation, etc. Sponsored by Heritage Canada and created by Library and Archives Canada. Also in French.

Empire Club of Canada

More than 2500 speech texts, delivered by some of the most prominent historical people in world history. Full text of every speech delivered to the Empire Club of Canada since 1903. Includes speeches by Canadian business, labour, academic, arts and science leaders.

United Steelworkers Historical Timeline

"[The] purpose [of this website] is to provide an overview of the key events that have occurred within the history of the United Steelworkers in Canada." Maintained by McMaster University. Includes the Labour Gazette.