In Virtual Library, you can use l”Encylopedie Canadienne.  It is listed under Secondary Reference.  Note: it is Canadian topics.

You can also change the language you choose to search in. Go to the Widget (looks like a sprocket on the top right; you can only see it once you’ve entered a search term/search settings/Languages(it’s on the left side)/change your language to French

For French tourism, another site, yet another

Our Ontario has French resources

The Gale database and Ebsco also let you toggle Languages (top right corner). Not all the collections have French materials, but some – like the World History collection – have some items. 

Canadian Reference Centre has French. Limit results by language to filter out articles (towards the bottom left side).