Government Sites & Political Parties
The Federal Government
Department of Justice -- their "site is to furnish citizens of Canada and of the world with information originating with the federal Department of Justice".
Solicitor General -- check out the speeches and press releases coming out of this Ministry, going back all the way to 1992. Also allows you to download full text editions of their reports on corrections, aboriginal justice and policing. They are working on adding more as well.
The Correctional Investigator -- the ombuds office for federally sentenced offenders (not a big site).
Corrections Canada -- one of the agencies responsible for the protection of society; they are running all our federal prisons. Browse their publications and look at the full text editions of their research reports.
The National Parole Board -- charged with making "independent, quality conditional release and pardon decisions and clemency recommendations"; browse through some of their publications and find out how they make their decisisions.
-- check this out for the debates in the House of Commons, the
Senate and the Committees. Comes with a search engine to let you
track specific bills and find out what your favourite
politican had to say about it. The on-line debates etc. go back to
Federal News Releases -- links to news releases put out by federal government ministries, agencies etc.
Canadian Firearms Centre -- for the latest on the new firarms regulations and amendments to the Criminal Code.
Statistics Canada --
access statistical information on the Land; the People; the Economy;
and the State; also includes the 1996 census, The Daily and the
index to Canadian Social Trends.
Provincial & Territorial Governments
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