Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

Library Databases

Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log into some of them.

Canadian Newsstand – Full-text access to over 200 Canadian newspapers, including The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun and many local BC papers. Coverage back to the 1970s and 1980s for some newspapers.
Explora CanadaInformation for students of all ages on a wide variety of topics, from history and current events to science and technology. Search a variety of sources such as magazines, encyclopedias, primary source documents and more.
Zinio – free, unlimited, 24/7 access to over 300 digital magazines, viewable on your computer or wireless mobile device.
British Columbia Statistics – Statistics on population, business, the economy, labour and society.
Access the full 2006 Census profiles or any item with a “key” icon beside it here. (Note: Remote access is permitted if your library can provide authentication)
british_colonist British Colonist – Every page of every issue, from the first one on December 11, 1858 until the end of June, 1910 has been scanned and made searchable.