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Doors Open Ottawa 2015
The Library of Parliament’s historic 125 Sparks Street location will be open to visitors as part of Doors Open Ottawa on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7. For detailed information visit Doors Open Ottawa

More Pages from Canada’s Past: The Journals Now Available Online
The Library of Parliament, in collaboration with, invites you to discover the Canadian Parliamentary Historical Resources portal, an expanded version of our Historical Debates portal launched in 2013. The Portal offers easy to use browse and search functions of the historical collection of Journals and Debates of the Parliament of Canada in both official languages. Read more…

Call for Nominations for Canada’s Next Parliamentary Poet Laureate
The Parliament of Canada issued this week a call for nominations to begin the search for Canada’s seventh Parliamentary Poet Laureate whose role is to promote the importance and value of poetry among Canadians. The deadline for nominations is July 3, 2015. For more information, please visit the Parliament of Canada Web site at

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The Parliamentary Budget Officer

The Library of Parliament’s Parliamentary Budget Officer provides independent analysis to Parliament on the state of the nation's finances, the government's estimates and trends in the Canadian economy.


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Canadian Parliamentary Historical Resources Portal

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