Statutes, regulations, and bills are available in print in the Murray Library and the Law Library. Online versions are available for current versions. Superceded versions are only available online going back about twenty years. For assistance contact either the Government Information Librarian Darlene.Fichter@usask.ca or the Law Library firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use for finding information on legislation currently before Parliament. This tool provides electronic access to a wide range of information about individual bills, such as: the text of the bill at various stages; government press releases and backgrounders (for government bills); legislative summaries; important speeches at second reading; votes; links to committee proceedings and coming into force data. Covers the 35th Parliament, 1st Session (1994) to the present.
Consolidated statutes and regulations of Canada, based on the R.S.C. 1985 and current to the month. The Consitution, Charter, and annual statutes from 1997 , and various tables of statutes and regulations are also included on this site.
Print holdings in Main at the call numbers listed below:
* Canada Gazette (1867-1946) at call number J2 A22
* Canada Gazette Part I at call number J2 A221
* Canada Gazette Part II at call number JS A222
* Canada Gazette Part III at call number Ref KA2 C3472.
Legislative summaries prepared by the Library of Parliament Research Branch. Discuss proposed legislation in current and historical context. This site includes 1997 to 2003, for current summaries see LEGISINFO.
LLMC, a non-profit cooperative of libraries, has two goals: 1) Preserving legal titles and government documents, and 2) Making this content accessible and searchable.
Legislative histories provide details on the passage of legislation through a parliament or legislature. Legislation is introduced as a bill; once a bill is is passed and recieves Royal Assent, it becomes a statute. A legislative history will linclude details on the progress of a bill through the House of Commons and the Senate, including readings, debates, and committee hearings. A history may also refer to speeches and news releases from the responsible minister, background documents, and on occasion, draft legislation. To start, determine the date and/or parliament and session the bill was introduced,
Your starting point for Canadian federal legislative histories is LEGISINFO.