This is a free searchable database (or digital library) of digitized versions of the debates of the Senate and the House of Commons. The Historical Debates of the Parliament of Canada portal includes all debates from Parliament 1, Session 1 (1867) until coverage on parl.gc.ca begins.
Contains over 3,000 biographies of members of the Canadian Senate and House of Commons during the country's first hundred years in 500 words or less. The biographies focus on an individual's federal political affairs, but also include birth and death dates, dates of parliamentary service, and offices held. Also includes lists of Parliament and general election dates.
Includes brief biographies of members of provinicial legislatures. Library has years 1871,1874-83,1885,1887,1889,1887-99,1901,1903,1905,1908-10,1912,1914-21,1927,1929-30,1934-40;1945,1947-77 1978-80,1982/3-95