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.
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
Manage and Share
Users’ content sets remained saved in the Digital Scholar Lab allowing them to manage their research for long term projects. Users can publish their outputs with confidence retaining all intellectual property rights and are free to share analysis outputs.
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.”