This website has a number of resources for researching family history in Alberta, which includes indexes for births, marriages, and deaths.
Ancestry had 3 databases for indexes in Ontario.
This site contains indexes for births from 1872 to 1903, marriages 1872-1932 and deaths 1872 to 190, Colonial Marriage index 1859 to 1872 and baptisms indexes for events over 120 years old.
This index covers births over 100 years ago, deaths more than 70 years ago and marriages more than 75 years ago.
Genealogy Searches for Unrestricted Records – births more than 100 years ago, marriages more than 80 years ago, deaths more than 70 years ago.
This site brings up a transcript of the details from the certificate, as well as the option to order the original record.
This page has a number of resources for Ontario Genealogy Records., which includes vital records (births, marriages, and deaths
Contains links to other websites with death indexes for Canada