The site automatedgenealogy has the complete 1901 census, (free) with date
of birth not just year.
One can also view the image to find the date of immigration. In the west
the Section, Township and Range are ofton written lightly in the margin.
The National Archives have landgrants, homesteads and many other sources of
Genuki Ontario has a lot of burial records and land grants etc.
Each province has sites if you know where the person settled.
Google will be invaluable.