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Government Information: Canada

Information and publications from Canadian governments at federal, provincial, territorial and municipal levels. Also includes help finding information from the census and the Canadian Research Index (MICROLOG).

Canadian Parliamentary Documents - Pre-Confederation


House of Commons

Year: Description: Location:
1792 - 1839/40 Journals of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada CA2 ON X2 J52 (Documents Folio)
Early Canadiana Online
(1826 - 1840)
1793 - 1835/36 Journals of the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada CA2 PQ X2 J51 (Documents Folio)
Early Canadiana Online
(1793 - 1837)
1841 - 1874 Debates of the Legislative Assembly of United Canada
1841-1856 in Print; 1846 - 1874 in Microfilm
CA1 X1 D21
1841 - 1866 Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada CA1 X2 J52
1865 Debates on Confederation of British North American Provinces CA1 X1 D22
1841 - 1930 General Index to the Journals of the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada and of the Sessional Papers of Parliament CA1 XS 72G23

Senate

Year: Description: Location:
1792 - 1839/40 Journals of the Legislative Council of Upper Canada CA2 ON Y2 J78 (Documents Folio)
1841 - 1866 Journals of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada CA1 Y2 J78
(paper and microfilm)
Early Canadiana Online
(1841 - 1866)
1841 - 1866 Sessional Indexes to the Journals of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada CA1 Y2 J77

Statutes

Year: Description: Location:
1792 - current Acts of Parliament Hein Online
1841 - 1866 Statutes of the Province of Canada CA1 YX20 S71
Internet Archive
1859 Consolidated Statutes of Canada (Upper and Lower Canada) CA1 YX40 V9.C57
1843-1864 Public Acts of the Province of Canada
Note: first readings of Bills are only available in published form from 1962.
CA1 XB B54

Royal Commissions


Miscellaneous

  • Publications of the Canadian Parliament: A Detailed Guide to the Dual-Media Edition of Canadian Parliamentary Procedings and Sessional Papers, 1841-1970
    CA1 X9 74P71

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