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Issues and 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.
- 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
The Conservative Party of Canada's Platform
- This PDF document goes through the major policy issues and the Conservative Party's positions on them.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
The National Post
The Edmonton Journal
The Edmonton Sun
The Edmonton Examiner
The Beaumont News