In Parliament, the Legislature, and City Hall.
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The transcripts of debates among MPs, MLAs, Senators and Councillors provide rich information on issues being addressed by government and members' arguments on all sides of those issues.
You can learn what work is being done, what decisions are being made, and what issues are being addressed by different bodies within government. Budget Speeches, Throne Speeches, and reports from Committees and Offices provide this information.
Below are a few examples. Search for more of these on the Senate, Parliament, and Legislature websites.
Here are a few examples of citations for the types of sources you need to cite for your assignment. See the additional citation resources on this page for more examples and explanations.
Barlow, J. (2018, Mar. 22). "India." Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Edited Hansard 148(274). 42nd Parliament, 1st session. Retrieved from the Parliament of Canada website: http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/house/sitting-274/hansard
Citation in Text:
Bill C-6: An Act Respecting the Safety of Consumer Products. (2009). 1st Reading Feb. 5, 2009, 40th Parliament, 2nd session. Retrieved from the Parliament of Canada website: http://www.lop.parl.gc.ca/About/Parliament/LegislativeSummaries/Bills_ls.asp?lang=F&ls=c6&Parl=40&Ses=2&source=library_prb
Citation in text:
(Bill C-6, 2009, "Summary," para. 2)
Post-Secondary Learning Act, SA (2003, c P-19.5). Retrieved from the CanLII website: http://canlii.ca/t/52xm8.
Citation in text:
(Post-Secondary Learning Act, 2003)
Google Scholar search tips:
Include a term for the level of government - federal, provincial, municipal/civic, and the word Canadian
"communications" recycling municipal canadian
Use advanced search operators (same as in Google) to focus your search.
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