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Overview

Canadian Newsstream provides users with unmatched access to current Canadian news content with archives as far back as the 1970s, from over 360 news sources. Newspapers including The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star along with newswires and broadcast transcripts in full-text format. Canadian Newsstream content is updated daily so researchers always have timely access to new information.

  • Content Type: Abstract and Index, Full Text, Text+Graphics
  • COUNTER compliant: Yes
  • Athens enabled: Yes
  • OpenURL Enabled: Yes

The most current news at your fingertips

ProQuest news content is updated each day, ensuring libraries have access to hundreds of full-text newspapers on the ProQuest platform with same day publication access to many titles.

Best resource for Canadian major news titles

Canadian Newsstream provides the very best access to current, full-text newspapers with longer backfiles and more timely access to The Globe and Mail, National Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, Regina Leader Post, Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun and the Victoria Times Colonist. Titles can be searched together or separately for maximum researcher efficiency.

Cross searchability that enhances researcher output

Canadian Newsstream is fully cross-searchable with other important ProQuest products including the ABI/INFORM Collection, Historical Newspapers, Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA), and all other databases the institution accesses via the ProQuest platform giving researchers the latest news to complement their topic research.

Maximize researchers’ time

Canadian Newsstream’s indexing helps researchers quickly find the news information they need as well as track news events over time or at location of origin. The indexing covers complete bibliographic information and subjects, companies, people, products, and geographic areas. Each issue of every newspaper is indexed, so users have access to the top news stories and also detailed information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture.

User-friendly and precise searching experience

The ProQuest interface offers additional features for a user-friendly and precise searching experience including:

  • Ability to narrow searches by date, multiple fields, and document types
  • Spell check
  • Abstracts for every newspaper article
  • On demand article translation in 13 different languages
  • Multi-lingual interface (18 languages available)
  • Text-to-speech capability
  • OpenURL compliancy

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