Exciting new scholarly research from our team of pandemic experts (as downloadable PDFs). See what new original content has arrived from Defining Moments Canada!

Exciting new scholarly research from our team of pandemic experts (as downloadable PDFs). See what new original content has arrived from Defining Moments Canada!


The Spanish Flu and Canadian Influenza Vaccine Initiatives by Christopher Rutty

Richard Hughesdon Collier: Remembering the ‘Forgotten’ Pandemic by Hannah Mawdsley

Unknown Warriors: Volunteer Nurses on the Front Lines of the Spanish Flu Pandemic by Linda Quiney, Consortium for Nursing History Inquiry, University of British Columbia

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur LePan and the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic at the Polish Army Camp at Niagara-on-the-Lake by Kandace Bogaert

The 1918-1920 Spanish Flu Pandemic: Resource Pack

Research Sources

Here you’ll find a number of sources to begin your research on the Spanish Flu Pandemic. It’s important to treat these sources as a starting place from which to discover your own research – ideally through some family or community connection. Remember: when in doubt, talk to a librarian.

Canadian Secondary Sources

Online Research Sources (PDF)

Ontario Science Curriculum Links

Network of Spanish Flu Pandemic Researchers

The Last Plague by Mark Humphries

Library & Archives Canada (LAC): Ask Them Your Questions

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

List of Canadian Museums

StatsCan Modern Statistics

StatsCan Historic Statistics

StatsCan Canada Year Book Historic Collection

StatsCan Census

Historical Climate Data

Election Results

Toronto Stock Exchange

Spanish Flu Pandemic Statistics Note

Pandemic Influenza Storybook
Spanish Flu Pandemic stories from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)