Access a Canadian Perspective
Canada In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events. Featuring Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference material and focused on a Canadian perspective, this user-friendly portal organizes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
Created especially for students and researchers studying Canada, its people, and its history, Canada In Context spans the North American continent to deliver a full range of country-specific topics including First Nations Government of Canada, Canadian Literature, Gun Control/Gun Registry, and biographies of Canadian figures, as well as information on technology, sports, industry, and more, all delivered from a uniquely Canadian perspective. Curriculum-aligned content includes encyclopedias, CBC videos, NPR audio selections, global news feeds, and articles from more than 370 Canadian newspapers and magazines.
Part of Gale's In Context suite of online resources, Canada In Context offers current and authoritative information to meet the needs of today's learners with a mobile-responsive design that is easy to navigate. Engaging, topical databases seamlessly integrate acclaimed content with curriculum-aligned materials that span core subjects and develop future-ready skills. A similar user experience across all Gale products provides continuity and allows users to spend more time with content and less time learning navigation and tools.
What’s more, Gale In Context: For Educators gives educators a specialized toolkit to collect, organize, customize, and share instructional materials sourced from In Context student databases.
FEATURED SUCCESS STORY
“Canada In Context meets a compelling need for access to rich Canadian content. With a full range of information formats and an interface that supports students as they engage in inquiry, it is an essential resource for Canadian schools.”
– Anita Brooks Kirkland, Ontario Certified Teacher, School Librarianship Specialist
Platform Features & Tools
ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology, and on-demand text translation into over 20 languages.
Integrated G Suite for Education and Microsoft Office 365 tools enable users to share, save, and download content—including highlights and notes. Learn More
Integrated directly into the user’s workflow, formatted citations can be easily imported from single or multiple documents to services like EasyBib or NoodleTools. MLA, APA, and Chicago-style citations are supported.
Reviews & Testimonials
“This dynamic resource is recommended for school and public libraries in Canada or to libraries that serve large populations with Canadian research interests. It provides an engaging way to study Canada with a wide variety of resources including multimedia.”