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Government Publications: Canada


 Federal Government Resources

  • Official Government of Canada website
  • Key Federal Documents on the Web (Library and Archives Canada) 
  • Federal Dept. & Agencies  - Listing of all the government agenices and departments 
  • Info Source (PDF) - "Sources of federal government and employee information provide information about the functions, programs, activities and related information holdings of government institutions subject to the  Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act. It provides individuals and employees of the government (current and former) with relevant information to access personal information about themselves held by government institutions subject to the Privacy Act and to exercise their rights under the Privacy Act."
  • GALLOP Portal - From the Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada (APLIC). It is intended as a one-stop access point to full-text searchable electronic government documents collected by Legislative libraries in Canada for their jurisdictions
  • Caledon Federal Policy Monitor Updates - the Caledon Institute began to regularly scan for the release of federal government policies in January 2013.
    • Last updated in 2015.
  • Government of Canada Web Archive - archived website of federal departments and agencies. 

 Broad Statistical Sources:

  • Canada at a Glance From StatsCan provides a brief annual summary of key statistics, with some international comparisons
  • Canada Yearbook  Annual summary of a broad range of statistics, with brief commentary. Latest 5 years on Statistics Canada website, plus historical collection from 1867-1967.


Carleton Custom Search Engine

Carleton Custom Search Engine 

Custom search engine to search government websites and agencies. 

Citing Canada Government Documents (APA Style)

From Simon Fraser University, an in-depth guide with examples on how to cite federal government in APA style.