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Canadian Almanac & Directory


A combination of textual material, charts, colour photographs and directory listings, the Canadian Almanac & Directory provides is the most complete source of Canadian information available - cultural, professional and financial institutions, legislative, governmental, judicial and educational organizations. Canada's authoritative sourcebook for 172 years, the Canadian Almanac & Directory includes over 50,000 entries covering hundreds of topics, making this the number one refernce for collected facts and figures about Canada.

New to this Edition

  • Significant updates to the Law Firms section
  • Full updates to the top 1,000 corporations in Canada
  • Substantial updates to the Arts & Culture, Education, Judicial, Libraries, Publishing, and Transportation sections
  • The latest Provincial and Municipal election results

Each of the 17 sections in the Almanac includes a detailed Table of Contents, outlining hundreds of subcategories. A Topical Table of Contents and a comprehensive Entry Name Index at the end of the work make navigation of the massive amount of material quick and easy.

Section 1: Almanac: comprises 10 major categories:

  • History
  • Vital Statistics
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Awards & Honours
  • Economics
  • and more!

The almanac section of this comprehensive resource includes national statistics on population, employment, imports and exports, and more. National Awards and Honours are presented, along with forms of address, Commonwealth information and full colour photos of Canadian symbols. Postal information, weights, measures, distances, and other useful charts are also incorporated. Complete almanac information includes perpetual calendars, five-year holiday planners and astronomical information.

Section 2: The directory makes up most of this title.

  • Arts & Culture
  • Associations
  • Broadcasting
  • Business & Finance
  • Education
  • Federal/Provincial Government
  • Municipal Government
  • Judicial Government
  • Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
  • Law Firms
  • Libraries
  • Publishing
  • Religion
  • Sports
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

An Entry Name Index finishes out the content.

16 DIRECTORIES PLUS AN ALMANAC - ALL-IN-ONE! Published continuously for 172 years, the Canadian Almanac & Directory is the best single reference source business executives, managers and assistants, government and public affairs executives, lawyers, marketing, sales and advertising executives, researchers, editors and journalists, and is a must for public libraries and universities in need of Canadian contact information.


The Canadian Almanac & Directory is also available as part of Grey House Publishing's Canada Information Resource Centre (CIRC) at www.greyhouse.ca where subscribers have full access to this rich database. Trial subscriptions to CIRC are available by calling 866-433-4739.

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