Automobiles

Alberta Motor Association

Access to membership details, safety tips, insurance information, road reports, and driver education.

Defect Investigations and Vehicle Recalls

Read the latest notices. Search the recalls database and access the defect complaint form.

 

Alberta

Discover Alberta

Tour and information guide for Alberta. Includes information about sights, lodging, dining and shopping.

Oil, Gas and Mining Directory

Guide to Canadian and Alberta oil, gas, and mining industry.

 

Books Reviews and Reader's Advisory

CM Materials

Reviews Canadian children's books, videos and media.

Curled Up with a Good Book

Read book reviews in the categories of fiction, non-fiction, chick-lit, sci-fi and fantasy. Also includes book reviews of young adult and children's books.

Kids Read

Book reviews, reading lists, author interviews and trivia games.

LibraryThing

Keep track of what you've read, see what other people are reading, and get recommendations.

Teen Reads

Reviews, author interviews, booklists and polls.

What Should I Read Next?

Enter a title or author. This site will analyse the growing database of reader's favorite books and come back with suggestions on what books to read next. (Over 47,000 and growing)

What's Next? Books in Series

Developed and maintained by the Kent District Library, this site is useful for finding the newest books in a series, or for finding all the titles in a series. Search by title, author, or series. Searches adult and youth series. 

Whichbook.net

Helps readers find books to suit their mood. Readers choose between extremes such as Happy-Sad, Funny-Serious, Short-Long, Gentle-Violent, and more. A menu allows readers to select plot, setting and character choices. Can limit to audio books.

 

Citizenship

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Provides access to information about immigration to Canada and Canadian citizenship. Includes information about visiting, studying or working in Canada.

Parliament of Canada

Information about the Senate and the House of Commons, Bills, and Committee business.

Elections Canada

Access to voter information, political parties, electoral laws and policies and past elections.

 

eBooks and Audio Books

Audio Book Radio

Free internet radio station that broadcasts popular audio books, new writers from around the world, drama, poetry and interviews.

Banned Books Online

Access to books that have been censored or banned.

Books Should Be Free

This site contains audio books which are in the public domain. Search by title, author, genre, or language. These audiobooks can be downloaded to an Ipod, or mp3 player.

Digital Book Index

Lists a variety of eBook sites. Links to more than 100,000 full-text digital books, including 3500 children's eBooks.

Librivox

Provides access to free audio books. Search by author or title. Browse Librivox's newest releases, or read about volunteering at Librivox.

Project Gutenberg

The first and largest collection of free eBooks. Search by author, title, subject and language. Access a list of the top 100 downloaded books and authors. Special areas include digitized sheet music, and human-read or computer generated audio books.

 

Encyclopedias

Canadian Encyclopedia

Information about Canada. Available in English or French.

 

ESL: English as a Second Language

Learn English with Audio and Transliterations

Listen to English words with audio. Printable study sheets included.

Self Study Quizzes for ESL Students

Tests on grammar, homonyms, idioms, vocabulary and scrambled words.

 

Employment

Canadian Job Bank

Lists jobs available in Canada. Search current job openings from coast to coast or make use of Job Match, Job Alert or the Resume Builder.

Canadajobs.com

Links to active job postings. Articles on how to write a resume and cover letter and interview tips.

Job Career

Search for jobs in Canada and upload your resume. New jobs are posted daily.

Monster.ca

Extensive job database. Search by keyword, occupation and location. Links to Resume Centre, Interview Centre and Self-Assessment Centre.

Rigzone.com

Website for oil and gas industry jobs. Search for jobs, browse the current job openings or post a resume.

Workopolis

Find a job in Canada; post a resume. Inlcudes the latest career news and advice.

 

Government: Canada

Alberta Government

Government of Alberta home page. Includes news, programs, and MLA contacts.

Elections Alberta

Information about election legislation and past election results

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP)

Provides information to help public bodies comply with Alberta's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Includes forms, guidelines and practices and statistics.

Service Alberta

Information about Alberta's government and programs. Links include consumer information, businesses/ charities, landlords/ tenants, registries, drivers/vehicles, land titles and vital statistics.

Statistics Canada

Canada's national statistical agency.

 

History

Alberta Heritage Digitalization Project (help)

Access cultural and historical materials. Browse newspapers from 1885, read books about Alberta communities, and view photographs including over 3500 works of art.

Peel's Prairie Provinces

Information about the history of the Canadian Prairies. Contains bibliographies, newspapers and photographs.

World Digital Library

Provides access to primary materials from around the world. Browse by place, time, type of item and institution. Topics include social sciences, literature, technology, religion, science, math and the arts.

 

Movies, Television, Theatre

Internet Movie Database 

The internet's biggest movie and television site. Search by movie title, TV episode, quotes and more. Links to movie and TV news, message boards and a list of top movies.

 

Volunteering

Volunteer Canada

Information on volunteerism in Canada.

Volunteer Cold Lake

Information about volunteer activities at Cold Lake Community Learning.

 

Writer's Links

Writers Guild of Alberta

Information for professional and emerging writers in Alberta. Resources link contains top ten frequently asked questions about writing.