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November 12, 2018
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Read the biographies of over 8,500 prominent figures in Canadian history. English and French language text available.
G1 Practice Tests

This site provides G1 practice tests for anyone preparing for the written portion of the G1 driving exam.

Please note: This is not an official G1 test website. Please visit the Ministry of Transportation website for more information about licenses and driving tests.


Government of Canada Publications

An extensive variety of Government of Canada and Statistics Canada publications are indexed on this site. Over 70,000 full-text electronic documents are freely accessible, with 500+ new titles added monthly.

Government Services
If you are looking for information about federal, provincial or municipal services, please visit our Government Services webpage.
Halton Community Services Database

Search for local community services by subject, keyword or organization name.

Halton Hills Newspapers

Search full text articles in the local Halton Hills newspaper archives. Coverage includes the Acton Free Press, Georgetown Herald, Independent & Free Press, and Acton Tanner. Some smaller newspapers such as Halton Hills This Week and Georgetown Gemini are also available.

Halton News

Search for articles in the local newspaper archives of Milton, Burlington, Oakville, Halton Hills and Erin.

Library & Archives Canada Electronic Collection

Learn how to begin researching your family history or search the National Library and Archives. Special digital exhibits on Canadian history are also featured.

MasterFile Premier
This database provides access to more than 1,600 magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. It also contains an image collection with photos, maps and flags. Powered by EBSCOhost.
ServiceOntario for Business

ServiceOntario for Business offers easy access to Ontario government information and services for Business - from permits and licences to registering your business.

ServiceOntario for Residents

ServiceOntario for Residents - offers easy access to Ontario government information and services including health card registration; birth, marriage and death certificates; driver and vehicle licensing; business registration; fishing and hunting licences; address change; Newborn Registration Service; Ontario government publications and more.

Statistics Canada

Canada's national statistics agency. Provides updates on current social and economic conditions, including population growth, unemployment rates, and inflation.