Canadian Parliamentary Publications: Pre-Confederation

Resources to help identify and locate the parliamentary publications and statutes of the period.

Databases

  • Canadiana - provides online content to documents about Upper and Lower Canada covering 17th to mid 20th centuries. The library also owns some of this content in other formats.
  • HathiTrust Digital Library - repository of millions of books, serials and other material, worldwide.
  • HeinOnline - contains provincial Parliamentary documents of Upper and Lower Canada.
  • Internet Archive - provides digitized content about the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada including provincial Statutes, Revised Acts and Ordinances of Lower Canada, and Laws of His Majesty's Province of Upper Canada in North America.
  • LLMC Digital - is a non-profit cooperative of US libraries committed to preserving and providing free digital government documents of North America.
  • PrimaryDocuments.ca - a searchable database of historical documents relating to the drafting and adoption of the Constitution of Canada.

Online

Print Books

Microfiche/film

British Columbia

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island

Content last updated: August 7, 2020