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Because, by definition, Canadian Studies is the study of anything that deals with Canadian identity or interests it is not feasible to create exhaustive lists of useful websites. Thus, make use of the other subject guides like History, Politics, and Indegenous Studies. These guides are just starting points to your research.
Key Federal Government Websites
National Film Board Online Screening Room
Streaming video access to more than 3,500 films, clips and trailers from the NFB collection via their website. Many of these films are only available through our subscription. You can also find them by searching Omni.
Statistics Canada, formerly Dominion Bureau of Statistics, is Canada's central statistical office. There is a wealth of statistical information freely available on the site. Trent is a Depository Library, meaning you can access statistics via the Maps, Data and Government Information Centre (MaDGIC) on the fourth floor of the Library that you can not access via the public Statistics Canada site.
Canadian Studies Groups and Associations
Association for Canadian Studies
The Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) is an organization which initiates and supports activities in the areas of research, teaching, communications, and the training of students in the field of Canadian Studies, especially in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives. Founded in 1973 at Queen's University, the Association for Canadian Studies is a non-profit organization with individual and institutional members. The Association is most active at the post-secondary level, but maintains ties with all sectors of education and collaborates with programs, centres, groups, institutes and organizations across Canada and internationally.
Canadian Studies Associations and Organizations
Listing of organizations maintained by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.
International Council for Canadian Studies
The ICCS was established in 1981 following an international conference on Canadian Studies that had been organized by the Association for Canadian Studies in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of the Learneds Societies in Halifax, N.S. Representatives from 9 regions of the world met on June 1st, 1981 and voted to create the International Council for Canadian Studies.
Midwest Association for Canadian Studies
The Midwest Association for Canadian Studies (MWACS) is an interdisciplinary regional organization of scholars and professionals. MWACS, like the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, encourages creative and scholarly activity in Canadian studies, facilitates the exchange of ideas among Canadianists in the United States, Canada, and other countries, enhances the teaching of Canada in the United States, and promotes Canada as an area of academic inquiry.
The Association for Canadian Studies In the United States
The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) is a multi-disciplinary membership based organization committed to raising awareness and understanding of Canada and the bilateral relationship.