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About Parliament

41st Parliament, 2nd Session

Education

Education

Explore a wide range of resources about Parliament designed for teachers and students.

Classroom Resources

Teaching Tools

Teachers Institute

School Tours

Student Resources

How Parliament Works

How Parliament Works

Examine the processes, players and conventions involved in making Canada's parliamentary system work.

How Parliament Works includes information on:

  • The important roles of our senators and Members of Parliament
  • Parliamentary procedure
  • The process of how bills become law
  • Other important elements of the work of Parliament

Supporting the Work of Parliament

Supporting the Work of Parliament

Explore some of the important documents and positions which contribute to the work of the Senate, the House of Commons and the Library of Parliament.

Supporting the Work of Parliament also has information on the independent Officers of Parliament who play a vital role in the parliamentary process.

Art, Architecture and Heritage

Art, Architecture and Heritage

View inspiring artwork, breathtaking architecture and beautiful photographs from Parliament Hill which help to tell the story of Canada's rich heritage.

The images, design and heritage of the parliamentary institutions are available for all Canadians to explore in Art, Architecture and Heritage.

Facts About People and Events

Facts About People and Events

Use PARLINFO to find facts about people and events that have shaped Parliament since Confederation, such as:

  • Who represented your province in the Senate in the past?
  • Who ran for office in your riding in the past?
  • What was said in the Speech from the Throne?
  • What was the duration of any Parliament?