Thursday, December 18, 2014

Herald Archives Search
Welcome to the article archive service of The Ottawa Herald, powered by Newsbank. Complete archives from 2000 to the present are available. Incomplete, partial archives are available for 1997-1999.

Searches are free. The full text of articles is available for a small fee. See below for pricing information.

1. Enter keywords to search for:
all any exact advanced

2. Select the date range
Choose articles from
From: (month/day/year)
/ /
To: (month/day/year)
/ /

3. Select display options.
Display first matches

4. Select how you would like results sorted.
Sort by

Single Article Option: For $2.95 you can download a copy of any single article.

$19.95 Ongoing Monthly Subscription: For $19.95 per month, you can subscribe to the archive service on an ongoing monthly basis. Your monthly subscription to the archive is good for unlimited searching and 50 full text articles per month. Note: Your credit card will be billed monthly, starting the day you enroll until you cancel your account.

$29.95 Non-Renewing Monthly Pass:For $29.95 per month, you can purchase a one-month pass for 50 full text articles. The one month pass will not renew.

The articles do not include photos. Photo archives, reprints and keepsakes from Feb. 27, 2006, to the present are available at

In addition to these text archives, The Herald has newspaper page archives in the pdf format, dating back to 1941 for most years. They can be found at The archive is searchable by date and keyword.

If you have any technical difficulties, either with your user name and password or with the payment options, please contact NewsBank by e-mail at
NewsBank will respond within one business day; longer on weekends and holidays.