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Provincial and Municipal Government Sources
Government of British Columbia
"The Government of B.C. is made up of ministries, agencies and Crown corporations. Browse ministry, agency and Crown corporation websites for the latest news, service plans, publications and more." -- Government of BC website.
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
Find bills, debates, documents and proceedings.
City of Vancouver
This it the official website to the City of Vancouver. Obtain access to facts and resources.
Official website for the provincially designated regional district of Metro Vancouver.
"CanLII is a non-profit organization that has been engaged by the law societies of Canada that are members of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada to establish, operate, maintain and provide to the law societies a website dedicated to providing continuous access to a virtual library of Canadian legal information." --legalresearch.org
CanLII Features from the Canadian Legal Research and Writing Guide
This guide can help you develop an effective Step-by-Step Legal Research "Process, learn when and how to use particular resources, and better understand statutory research and electronic searching. Links to free online resources and lists of leading publications can help you conduct your research. Material on writing and analysis can help to improve your legal writing and reasoning." --legalresearch.org
Federal Government Sources
Government of Canada
This will take you to the alphabetical list of links to current Government of Canada Departments, Agencies, Crown Corporations, Special Operating Agencies and other related organizations.
Journals of the House of Commons of Canada
“Cross-referenced Indexes to the Journals in both official languages. Complex searches can be performed quickly and easily by any combination of subject, political party, province, speaker, language of text or day” -- Parliament of Canada
“LEGISInfo is an essential research tool for finding information on legislation before Parliament. This tool provides electronic access to a wide range of information about each bill, such as: details on the passage of the bill through the Senate and House of Commons; the text of the bill as introduced at First Reading and its most recent version if it is amended during the legislative process; votes; major speeches at second reading; coming into force data; legislative summaries from the Parliamentary Information and Research Service of the Library of Parliament; and Government press releases and backgrounders (for government bills). LEGISinfo is a collaborative effort of the Senate, the House of Commons and the Library of Parliament” – Parliament of Canada Website.
House of Commons Debates
Official verbatim reports of the Debates of the House of Commons
Parliament of Canada Research Publications
"The Library of Parliament offers a wide range of research publications that provide analysis to parliamentarians, parliamentary committees and parliamentary associations on current and emerging key issues, legislation and major public policy topics. The publications provide non-partisan, reliable and timely information on subjects that are relevant to parliamentary and constituency work." -- Parliament of Canada.