The following resources are good jumping off points - finding general information about your topic before diving deep. General statistics and facts are also given.
TED: Ideas worth spreading - new research and ideas presented through video and by accredited speakers
CK 12- online courses and learning support on science, math, social studies, and photography
Khan Academy - free online courses and learning support on math, science, computing, arts & humanities, economics & finance, and more
Winnipeg Public Library Database Collections - must have library card in order to access these resources.
EBSCOhost - access provided by the WPL, must have a library card in order to access.
RefSeek - a reference directory; gives lists of websites based on which topic you choose.
InfoPlease - provides quick information on various topics.
Statistics Canada - statistics on all things Canadian.