|A combination of textual material,
charts, colour photographs and directory listings, the Canadian Almanac
& Directory provides the most comprehensive picture of Canada, from
physical attributes to economic and business summaries to leisure and
The 2013 edition includes more listings, more detailed
profiles and more updates, including the 2011 federal and 2012 provincial
election results. This year's edition also includes new data from the 2011
Canadian Census, new Canada Post updates, new manufacturing data tables and
internet usage statistics and updated acts from legislation.
best-selling sourcebook since 1847, the Canadian Almanac & Directory
is the best single reference source for 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
The Directory contains sixteen directories in one
giving you all the facts and figures you'll ever need about Canada.
Sections provide full directories of financial institutions, media (all print
and broadcast), libraries and museums, hospitals, transportation and education
(boards, universities and colleges, private schools, etc.).
- Almanac Miscellany. Comprised of 10 major categories,
including history, geography, science, awards and regulations, economics, vital
statistics, and more. Readers will find articles, colour maps and photographs,
charts and tables for a fact-filled snapshot of Canada.
- Arts and Culture. Includes 9 categories: art
galleries, aquaria, botanical gardens, museums, observatories, national parks,
performing arts, science centres, and zoos. All categories are arranged by
province and city and each listing includes important contact information such
as address, phone, fax, website, email, key executives, and a brief
- Associations. Lists of thousands of associations and
organizations arranged in 113 topics from accounting to writers. Each listing
includes valuable descriptions and contact information. The Association Name
Index precedes the listings.
- Broadcasting. This section begins with Canada's major
broadcasting companies, then lists, by province, all radio and television
stations, as well as cable companies and specialty broadcasters.
- Business and Finance. This section begins with
Canada's major broadcasting companies, then lists, by province, all boards of
trade, stock exchanges, banks, trust companies, insurance companies, major
credit unions and caisses populaires, investment fund managers and other
financial institutions, consultant lobbyists, accounting firms and major
- Education. Arranged by province and territory, this
section includes government agencies, districts, specialized and independent
schools, university and technical facilities. Most listings include a valuable
- Government, Federal and Provincial. This section
begins with a Quick Reference Guide to help you find your way around government
agencies. The guide is followed by federal, provincial, and territory listings,
plus information on the Royal Family and foreign diplomatic
- Government, Municipal. All county and municipal
districts and segregated major municipalities are highlighted in this section.
Each profile includes date of incorporation, square miles, and population
figures as well as district maps for all provinces and territories.
- Government, Judicial. This section provides thorough
coverage for courts in Canada, including federal, provincial, and territorial.
Listings are categorized by type of court and city within each province, and
include presiding judges.
- Hospitals and Health Care Facilities. An overview of
available facilities by province and territory Government agencies, hospitals,
community health centres, retirement care and mental health facilities are
arranged alphabetically by city for each access.
- Law Firms. Includes a separate section of major law
firms with descriptions and senior partners. Following this are law firms
arranged by province.
- Libraries. This section begins with Canada's main
Library/Archive and Government Departments for Libraries. Followed by
provincial and territorial listings with Regional Systems listed first and
Public Libraries and Archives listed section.
- Publishing. Includes publishers of books, magazines,
newspapers as well as a list of newspapers by province. Magazine listings are
arranged in sex major categories, preceded by a magazine index for easy
searching. Details include frequency and circulation figures.
- Religion. Starts with broad information on religious
groups, then lists associations, arranged alphabetically, by 18
- Sports. Provides associations for 88 single sports,
plus detailed league and team listings for baseball, basketball, football,
hockey, lacrosse, and soccer. You'll also find the major sports venues in
- Transportation. Offers comprehensive listings for
major transportation modes, plus industry associations, government agencies,
and port authorities.
- Utilities. Includes associations, government agencies,
and provincial utility companies.