This page contains links to all sorts of helpful and interesting online resources. Whether you want to search, get homework help, visit fun & safe websites for kids & teens, job search, find links to health information, research your genealogy, contact all levels of government or discover local libraries, this is the place to be!
For more online research, visit our online databases
An online search engine, dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia and so much more.
This search tool offers clustered results for a selection
of searches. Metasearch the whole web, or use tabs to search for news, jobs, images, blogs and much more.
A meta-search engine which combines all the top Internet search engines into one search!
A one-stop site for all things Internet including news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia (50 areas), facts on file, FAQs, tutorials, search engines, history tidbits, and much more.
- Virtual Reference Library
A partnership of Ontario libraries to provide all Ontarians with access to content and services on the Internet with a special focus on Canadian and Ontario information.
- Bibliothèque de Référence Virtuelle
- IPL2 Ready Reference (Internet Public Library)
Provides 24/7 access to eContent, such as the digital version of books and journals.
- AtoZ Maps Online
The ultimate collection of maps, the world over.
- Job Bank
A Federal government website to help you find a job. Includes online job postings, job search tips, student job search advice, and a career navigator tool. Updated every 48 hours.
- Career Cruising
A collection of tools, including aptitude test to determine a recommended career, information about obtaining the education for it, and even a resume builder.
- Ontario Public Service Careers
Lists available jobs throughout Ontario in the Public Service sector. Includes information for recent graduates and current students.
- Ontario Skills Passport - Skills and work habits for the workplace
A website that helps you recognize the skills you have, keep track of them, and teaches how to acquire more. Also includes a database of jobs to search, how to create a work plan, and lists of essential skills necessary to get a job.
- County of Renfrew, Human Resources Department - Employment
A regularly updated list of jobs available working for the municipality of Renfrew County.
Search job listings, post your resume, and find advice and innovative tools and job search resources.
- Monster Jobs
A Canadian job database in the style of Monster and Workopolis. Search job listings, post your resume online, and browse by province and area.
- Career Bookmarks
A one-stop gateway to job & employment information selected by librarians. More than a listing of web sites & books, it includes web tools, self-assessment tests & company information. Included is an online tutorial “The Internet & Your Job Search."
- Life Events - Looking for a Job
Produced by the Government of Ontario, this site provides access to all relevant government information & services for job hunters from all backgrounds & experience. Find quick links to application forms, information on careers, job searching, starting a small business, training opportunities, and workplace issues.
- Jobs Etc.
Search this Government of Canada site for student, government, private sector and overseas jobs. Find valuable information for your job search efforts, including a personal online resume builder, or register to get new job postings daily by email.
A single access point for youth-related employment information. Online tools help identify skills, plan careers, and discover what employers want. Find out how to market yourself through resumes, cover letters, interviews and application forms.
- Teen Health and Wellness
A site designed to answer health questions and concerns for teens.
- Health Canada
- Renfrew County & District Health Unit
- Renfrew County Health Care Partnership
Provides links to information regarding local hospitals, long-term care facilities, retirement homes, and community services. An excellent starting place to gather information.
- The Canadian Health Network
Funded by Health Canada, this site provides authoritative information for a variety of specific population groups, such as seniors, women and youth. Twenty-six topical portals provide links to local, regional & national health resources.
- Women's Health Matters
Find health assessment tools, information on healthcare services available in Ontario plus links to other health and wellness websites.
This Canadian health website, updated daily, provides information on a variety of health topics. Search for support groups, find detailed drug information including possible side-effects, take risk-assessment tests, view online health videos and more.
- Telehealth Ontario: Ministry Programs & Public Information
- Health Care Options: Public Information Channel
This Ministry of Health website features a Health Care Options Medical Services Directory, offering alternatives to visiting the emergency room. You can also find the nearest walk-in and after-hours clinics, urgent care centres, family health teams, general practitioners and emergency rooms by typing in your postal codes.
- Legacy: Standard Edition
Downloadable program to help build your family tree, complete with searches around the world, attractive charts and the ability to cite and list your sources.
- Library and Archives Canada
- Family Search
An excellent source for free access to worldwide genealogical data, run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records.
- That's My Family
Federal database with both simple and advance search options launched and maintained by Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec in conjunction with the federal government.
- Cyndi's List
A website of links to genealogical resources. Includes more than 250, 000 links!
An on-going project trying to collect photographic records of tombstone and grave markers all across Canada.
- Automated Genealogy
Census records from 1901, 1906, and 1911. Currently indexing the 1851 census.
- Archives of Ontario
A wonderful resource for researching your family history in Ontario.
Ancestry is an excellent resource with information on over 8 billion people. Includes photographs, memoirs, maps and more!