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Canadian Federal Government: Law and Legal Information

Law and Legislation

Provides access to bills; government press releases and background information about bills; legislative summaries; speeches in Parliament; and voting records. The FAQ feature describes how a bill becomes a law and other Parliamentary procedures; and how to locate information in the database.

Library of Parliament Research Publications
A division of the Library of Parliament that prepares background studies for members of Parliament on all aspects of Canadian socioeconomic, cultural, international, and scientific affairs. Hundreds of reports are online.

Parliament of Canada — Democracy in Action
Provides a brief overview of the Canadian parliamentary process.

Parliamentary Process - Canada's Parliament at work
Describes current and historical information.

Related Information
Outlines current and historical relationships among Parliament, government departments, the courts, and political parties.

Featured Resources

Canadian Legal Research Resources (University at Buffalo. Law Library)
Web guide prepared by UB law librarians that including general sites, government sites, and legal associations.

Canada Gazette  (Public Works and Government Services Canada. Canada Gazette Directorate)


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