House of Bills: An Update on the Legislature


In our last House of Bills update before the summer adjournment, the Legislature was scheduled to return on September 13. However, on September 3 Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives announced that they would be proroguing the legislature until after the federal election. With the September 8 proclamation, the 1st Session of the 42nd Parliament of the province of Ontario has officially been prorogued. The legislature is currently set to return on October 4.

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Finding Statutes on HeinOnline

While many know that HeinOnline is a great resource for secondary source material like journal articles, it’s important to remember that it is also a great resource for digitized copies of federal and provincial statutes. Another important thing to remember: all Law Society of Ontario licensees enjoy digital remote access to HeinOnline through the Great Library.

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Myths of Legislative Research   

There are many common myths surrounding legislation and legislative research, and these myths have the potential of running researchers into a fair bit of trouble. In this new blog post miniseries, we’ve decided to take a crack at dispelling and demystifying those myths that the average researcher may encounter.

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