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Constituent Resources

This section allows you to learn about Parliament and about the issues facing government today. Use the information provided to help you make an informed decision about the issues that impact you most.

Learn about Parliament

How Canadians Govern Themselves – A terrific guide to help you understand Canada’s political system.

About Parliament – An essential resource with all the information you need to understand how Parliament Hill works.

Compendium Of Procedure – Provides a technical explanation of the inner working of Parliament.

People and Parliament – An online resource package for junior high and high school students.

Learn about Policy

Parliamentary Research Branch Publications – The Library of Parliament provides detailed papers concerning key issues.

The Hill Times Policy Briefings – A great resource to find a current synopsis of policy issues in Canada.

Canadian Parliamentary Review – A quarterly magazine that provides discussion of policies, often written by sitting politicians.

Hill Watch – Provides links to other web sites, organized by issue.

Learn about Legislation

Status of House Business – See the status of Bills and Motions in the House of Commons.

LEGISInfo – An essential tool provided by the Library of Parliament that allows you to find information regarding any Bill in the House of Commons.

House of Commons Committees – Links to all Committees and their current activity.Latest Debates – Read transcripts from the latest sessions of Parliament.

How a Government Bill Becomes Law – Learn about the legislative process in Canada.