Many organizations, especially in the post secondary sector, have open repositories where open access content generated at their institutions is deposited. British Columbia institutions are well represented!
Find more institutional repositories by doing an internet search on the name of the institution and the keywords institutional repositories (i.e. "University of Toronto institutional repository" as a search)
Many countries and organizations have developed massive open access repositories. Library Archives Canada is also looking towards a national digital strategy - follow their progess at https://cnhds.wordpress.com/.