The Canadian Encyclopedia

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The Canadian Encyclopedia (TCE; French: L'Encyclopédie canadienne) is the national encyclopedia of Canada, published online by the Toronto-based historical organization Historica Canada, with the support of the federal Department of Canadian Heritage.

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The Canadian Encyclopedia
First edition, print (1985)
Editor in chief
Managing editorEli Yarhi
CategoriesCanadian history and Canadiana
  • Print (1985–95)
  • CD-ROM (1995–2001)
  • Online (1999–)
CompanyHistorica Canada
LanguageEnglish and French

Available for free online in both English and French, The Canadian Encyclopedia includes more than 19,500 articles in both languages[1][2] on numerous subjects including history, popular culture, events, people, places, politics, arts, First Nations, sports and science.

The website also provides access to the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, the Canadian Encyclopedia Junior Edition, Maclean's magazine articles, and Timelines of Canadian History.

As of 2013, over 700,000 volumes of the print version of TCE have been sold and over 6 million people visit TCE's website yearly.[3][4]

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