The Canadian Encyclopedia is a source of information on Canada. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page It is available online, at no cost. The Canadian Encyclopedia is available in both English and French and includes some 14,000 articles in each language on a wide variety of 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 articles and Timelines of Canadian history. Maclean's is a Canadian weekly News magazine, reporting on Canadian issues such as politics pop culture and current events
Canada had been without a national encyclopedia since the 1957 Encyclopedia Canadiana. In response to this Mel Hurtig, a staunch Canadian nationalist, launched a project to create a wholly new Canadian Encyclopedia. Mel Hurtig (born June 24, 1932) is a Canadian Publisher, Author, political Activist and former Political candidate Canadian nationalism is a term which has been Editor in chief James Harley Marsh recruited more than 3,000 authors to write for it. James Harley Marsh (born September 10, 1943 in Toronto) is a Canadian editor writer and encyclopedist The first edition of The Canadian Encyclopedia was published in three volumes in 1985 (ISBN 0-88830-269-X) and was a Canadian bestseller (150,000 sets sold in six months), and a revised and expanded edition was released in 1988 (ISBN 0-88830-326-2). The company later published The Junior Encyclopedia of Canada (ISBN 0-88830-334-3).
In 1995, the first CD-ROM edition was published (ISBN 0-7710-2041-4). Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 Currently the Historica Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation, publishes the encyclopedia for free online.