Background information relating to an issue is an important research tool for those charged with developing and managing public policy.  Legislative libraries provide reliable, impartial research and analysis to their clients. Some of this information is made available electronically to the public. This guide includes links to these legislative library resources as well as to other complementary sources of information.

Government Information

Canada - Federal: 

Bank of Canada

Library of Parliament

Note: no single site lists all the Library's research publications

See also the Government Information guide: Canadian Government Policy Cycle



Great Britain

United States





  • Policy.ca a non-partisan resource for public discussion of issues in Canadian public policy

United States