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A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food is a food, culture, and traditional recipes database from 174 countries.
Learn to make classic dishes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe while you explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world.

A to Z World Travel

The world is full of awe-inspiring places, and A to Z World Travel™ can help you reach them. For travelers and knowledge seekers alike, A to Z World Travel™ is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and recipes, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources, A to Z World Travel™ provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders.

Atlas of Alberta Railways

A fascinating graphic approach to the history of railroading in Alberta. Includes maps,  photos, illustrations, charts, graphs, etc.

Atlas of Canada

A key source of geographic information the Atlas provides a selection of interactive and historical maps and geographical data available for reference or downloading.

Bank of Canada Currency Converter
Allows you to convert from/to virtually any currency.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
A collection of 11,000 searchable quotations, passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature.

Canada 411

A Canadian telephone number directory with 12 million listings, including postal codes.

Canadian Encyclopedia
A multimedia tool and encyclopedia on Canadian history and culture.

Canadian Mental Health Association. Saskatchewan Division

Users can clickthrough to the library catalogue which has many resources; provides contact info for the regional offices of the Assoc., and provides links about many mental health issues. Library material can be borrowed by both individuals and organisations after they register and perhaps pay a fee.

Canadiana Online

The Government Publications collection includes over 1.7 million pages of historical pre-1920 colonial, provincial and federal government documents.

CBC Gem

Watch popular shows like Schitt's Creek, Luther, Kim's Convenience, plus Films and Live TV on any device.

Charity Central

A project of the Legal Resource Centre of Alberta, designed to help Canada's Registered Charities understand their responsibilities under the Income Tax Act. Provides information and resource materials (in English and French) to Registered Charities to help them comply with the requirements of the Act.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Provides authoritative biographical information on Canada's historical figures. The first phase presents persons who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years.

Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan

The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan is an educational resource for students, teachers, researchers and all who wish to learn about the people, places and events that have shaped Saskatchewan's legacy to Canada and the world. It is our hope that, as a permanent record of achievements, the Encyclopedia will increase awareness and understanding of the region's rich cultural and natural heritage and serve as a fitting and timely vehicle through which to encourage readers to reflect not only on the province's accomplishments, but on the wealth of opportunities and advantages afforded to Saskatchewan residents.

Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters

The settling of vast areas of the world by Europeans has left a particular and lasting influence on history. Frontier Life captures the experiences of people living on the edge of European settlement across the frontiers of North America, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Through a huge array of digitised primary source materials, it documents the relationships and interaction between new arrivals and indigenous peoples, and the results of these encounters.

Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior is the world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior consists of 174 Country Guides of 119 topics each. No other single resource covers so many topics, so well, for so many countries.

Greenfile

A freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

Héritage

The Héritage project is a 10-year initiative to digitize and make accessible online some of Canada’s most popular archival collections encompassing roughly 40 million pages of primary-source documents. Chronicling the country and its people from the 1600s to the mid-1900s, this collection represents a vast and unique resource for Canadian historians, students, and genealogists.

Hoopla

Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service made possible by your local library. Simple to access and use, without the hassle.

library2go

OverDrive ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines.

Mango Languages

Online language learning with over 70 languages.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus

This online version has the main A-Z listing of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Tenth Edition, and Collegiate® Thesaurus.

NFB (National Film Board of Canada)

Directory of all NFB films available for online viewing.

Peel's Prairie Provinces

Dedicated to assisting researchers of all types in their exploration of the history and culture of the Canadian Prairies. Contains both an online bibliography of books, pamphlets, and other materials related to the development of the

Repére

Full text of articles appearing in key Quebec periodicals, as well as citations to articles from French-language periodicals published since 1980.

Saskatchewan Executive and Legislative Directory

Provides a convenient and authoritative historical record of the people who have been connected with public affairs in Saskatchewan as members of the Executive Council and the Legislative Assembly, as permanent heads of the chief government departments, and as candidates in successive elections.

Saskatchewan Hansard

The Debates and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, (Hansard) is a verbatim report of the debates which take place in the Assembly.

Saskatchewan News Index

Searchable index of stories published in Saskatchewan newspapers from 1884 - 2000. The Index was compiled from a number of print and electronic indexes of Saskatchewan newspapers.