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Statistics

BC Stats - Provincial demographic, social, and economic information
Detailed statistics on all facets of life in British Columbia, it's economy, geography and society, environmentals status and recreational facilities, and where the province stands within Canada. Quick Facts About British Columbia gives a summary picture of key indicators. Census Data for BC includes the 2006, 2001, 1996, and 1991 censuses, plus older data back to 1921 on select topics.
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Statistics Canada Depository Services Program (DSP)
Full text of many Statistics Canada publications not available on the Internet.
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News

Canadian Newsstream
Full-text articles from the Burnaby Now and Burnaby News Leader,Vancouver Sun and Province, The Globe and Mail and more than 190 other newspapers from across Canada. Two day publishing delay. Formerly Canadian Newsstand. List of titles.
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PressReader
PressReader provides access to over 5000 publications (newspapers and magazines), in over 60 languages, from 100 countries, and includes an app for mobile devices. The platform can support unlimited, simultaneous users. Check our getting started guide!
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Academic articles

EBSCOhost
Full text of thousands of Canadian and international journals and magazines. Includes business, medical, academic and popular titles.
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MasterFILE Premier
MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals in a broad range of disciplines, including general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. This database also contains the full text for more than 500 reference books and 100,000 primary source documents, and includes an image collection of more than 500,000 photos, maps and flags.
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Information in French

Encyclopédie Universalis
French language encyclopedia similar in scope to Encyclopedia Britannica. Content from more than 7,000 authors.
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Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary Online
Authoritive definitions for more than 500,000 words. Traces the historical usage and meaning of terms, with more than 2.5 million quotations.
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