The Major Collection for this week is a collection more than 60 Canadian newspapers representing every province and territory except Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Additional newspapers from Canada will be posted at WorldVitalRecords.com as part of the International Newspaper Collection scheduled to be released during September, October and November.
In addition to the Canadian newspapers, the collection will include newspapers from the United States, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Great Britain and Australia. Papers from the international collection will be posted online at the rate of 1 or more a day until the entire collection is online.
Half of the Canadian newspapers that will be launched from this collection are from Ontario (33) with titles such as the Temiskaming Speaker, 1905-2001 (9.4 million names); Toronto World, 1880-1921 (3.4 million names); the Waterford Star, 1987-1934 (2.2 million names); and the Ottawa Free Press, 1871-1881 (1 million names).
Other newspapers include newspapers from Quebec (7), Nova Scotia (4), Prince Edward Island (4), Alberta (3), British Columbia (3), Manitoba (2), New Brunswick (2), Saskatchewan (2) and Yukon (1).
All of the newspapers will be available for free for ten days after being posted online.