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Published annually since before Confederation, the Canadian Parliamentary Guide provides information on elected and appointed members in Canadian federal and provincial governments.


  • Detailed biographical sketches of members of the Governor General's household, the privy council, members of the Canadian legislatures (federal, including both the House of Commons and the Senate, provincial and territorial), members of the federal superior courts (supreme, federal, federal appeal, court martial appeal and tax courts) and their senior staff for these institutions.
  • Biographies cover personal data, political career, private career and contact information.
  • Descriptions of each of the institutions, such as brief historical information in text and chart format and significant facts, including the number of members and their salaries.
  • The results of all federal general elections and by-elections from confederation to the present and the results of the most recent provincial elections.

Text is in English and French



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