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Political Studies: Federal, Provincial & Municipal Politics

Finding Books



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Finding Canadian Newspapers

Consult this guide for Canadian newspapers.

The Hill Times is an influential news source related to Canadian politics and government.

Finding Journal Articles

Canadian Political Science Review (open access journal)

iPortal: Indigenous Studies Research Portal

Laws and Court Decisions

CanLII, funded by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, contains links to the full text of federal and provincial statutes and regulations, almost all court decisions and the decisions of many administrative tribunals. It is a great one-stop-shopping point for Canadian legal information.

Note: CanLII can be slow in updating information. and can be incomplete, particularly for indexing decisions of some administrative boards and tribunals. You are responsible for ensuring that the legal information you are using is accurate, complete and up-to-date.

Government Information (Provincial & Federal)

  1. Government Information for Saskatchewan, other Canadian Provinces & Territories
    Includes information about provincial elections and voting, as well as government publications such as the minutes from the Legislative Assembly (Sask). 
  2. Canadian Government Information Research Guide
    Included in this guide is information on:
  • Voting and Elections
  • Royal Commissions
  • Parliamentary Procedures
  • Debates

Canadian Public Interest Database

The Investigative Journalism Foundation which focuses on public interest journalism, produces several free databases outlining "who donates to politicians across Canada, who lobbies them, and how the government spends your money."