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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail is Canada’s largest circulation national newspaper and is typically cited as being “Canada’s Newspaper of Record.” The Globe was founded in 1844 by Scottish immigrant George Brown, a liberal who later became a Father of the Confederation, and in 1936 merged with The Mail and Empire and became The Globe and Mail.
This historical newspaper provides valuable insight into the political and social life of Canada during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It includes searchable access to all parts of the newspaper, including content such advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads that illuminate history.
Last updated: October 28, 2020
This resource is made available through a national site license negotiated on behalf of Consortia Canada by the Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS).