1. Microfilm - Ontario census records are available worldwide on microfilm at LDS Family History Centres. For those who reside in Canada you can also obtain the census at any local library with a microfilm reader using Inter-Library Loan.
2. Internet - The 1881 census has been digitized and you can save or print an image of the original census page. The census can be searched for free at the Library & Archives Canada website, or as part of an Ancestry.ca subscription.
See our Census Project's handy Online Census Records page.