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Canadian Federal Government: Law and Legal Information

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2018 9:18 AM

Law and Legislation

  • LEGISinfo
    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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