We previously published a blog post on deciphering legislative source notes (or breadcrumbs) to help you discern changes made to regulations over time. Today we’re introducing a three-part series about finding tools for your regulations research!Continue reading “Ready for Regulations, Part I: Updating Regulations Online”
Ontario Scrapbook Hansard, 1867-1946 – It’s Online!
Newspaper Hansard, also called Scrapbook Hansard, is a collection of newspaper articles literally clipped from various newspapers reporting on the goings-on in the Legislature from 1841 to 1953 (no official Hansard was produced before 1944).Continue reading “Ontario Scrapbook Hansard, 1867-1946 – It’s Online!”
Committee Proceedings: What’s What and What’s Online
If you have ever researched legislative intent, there is a good chance you needed to sift through and read committee proceedings. Not every bill that is referred to a committee for review undergoes the same level of analysis (and some bills aren’t referred to a committee at all) but for those that are, committee documents can be sources of very useful information. They help researchers gain a better understanding about a bill’s purpose and the reasoning behind amendments made to the bill as it goes through the legislative process.Continue reading “Committee Proceedings: What’s What and What’s Online“