1985 to present

Many of the Kingston-Frontenac newspapers are available in print as well as on microfilm. The dates and holdings vary, so it’s best to check before you come. A complete run of the Kingston Whig Standard and its predecessors is available on microfilm at KFPL's Central Branch.

The following electronic databases are accessible via the KFPL website. Avaibility outside of a library branch or to non-members is limited. a

Infomart/Postmedia Database

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library provides in-library access to a database with the following newspapers:

  • Kingston Whig Standard  (1985 – present) 
  • Peterborough Examiner
  • Belleville Intelligencer


The PressDisplay database includes the most recent two weeks of the Kingston Whig Standard, and many other newspapers. If you have a KFPL library card, you can access PressDisplay from home, using your Library Card Number. Otherwise, access is limited to KFPL branches.


Wikipedia has a large list of Canadian newspapers available online.

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