Finding Archived Canada Gazette Material Online

The Canada Gazette Archive (1841-1997) has been moved to the Government of Canada’s “Collection Search”, and with its migration comes improved functionality. If you’ve found yourself on this resource looking for Canada Gazette material not knowing where to start, we’ve got you covered! 

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A Lesson in Anatomy: The Canada Gazette 

As the official newspaper of the Government of Canada, the Canada Gazette contains a wealth of government information from new and proposed regulations to various public notices. They can form the backbone of your primary legal research — if you know where to look!

As the official newspaper of the Government of Canada, published under the authority of the Statutory Instruments Act, the Canada Gazette contains a wealth of government information from new and proposed regulations to various public notices. The materials published in the Canada Gazette can form the backbone of much of your primary legal research — if you know where to look! In this post we’ll examine the anatomy of the Canada Gazette and dissect its three separately published parts to provide some clarity.

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Finding Old Regulations: Part II – Federal

To paraphrase what we said in an earlier post, Finding Old Regulations: Part I – Ontario, finding regulations is much easier now than it used to be. Visiting the Justice Laws website, you can locate official versions of consolidated federal regulations, both current and previous versions (back to March 22, 2006).  Continue reading “Finding Old Regulations: Part II – Federal”