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There is a lot of information available about Government in Canada and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.

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  • CDN City of Toronto - City Hall

    Visit the official website of the City of Toronto. Meet the Mayor and City Councillors. Learn about local elections and how the city is run.

  • CDN Find your Councillor using your street address

    Enter your address in the search box and presto, information about your ward and your councillor./p>

  • Find Your Member of Parliament Using Your Postal Code

    Enter your postal code in the search box and the name of your MP will appear with their address and photograph.

  • CDN Prime Minister of Canada: Justin Trudeau

    This website is for all ages and includes a short biography of Justin Trudeau.

  • CDN Governor General of Canada / Gouverneur général du Canada

    Meet the Governor General of Canada and discover her role in Canadian government. Tour Rideau Hall, the Governor General's official residence. This site includes brief biographies of former Governor Generals.

  • CDN How Canadians govern themselves / Les Canadiens et leur système de gouvernement

    How Canada's government works. Powers of the provincial and national governments. Includes a chart showing Canada's parliamentary system and information about the role of the Queen, the Senate, House of Commons, the Prime Minister, etc. The rule of law and the role of the courts.

  • CDN Lieutenant Governor of Ontario - Elizabeth Dowdeswell,OC,OOnt

    Meet the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell OC,OOnt, Ontario's 29th Lieutenant Governor. Learn about her role and responsibilities as Lieutenant Governor, as well as some biographical information.

  • CDN Ontario

    Read all about Ontario, the history, the geography, the economy and more.

  • CDN The Structure of Government in Canada

    Confused about which level of government does what? This explains it all.


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  • To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
  • Suggested subject headings for catalogue
    • Cabinet system
    • Citizenship
    • City council members -- Canada
    • Civil service
    • Election districts -- Ontario
    • Legislative bodies
    • Legislators -- Canada
    • Prime ministers--Canada--Biography--Juvenile literature

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