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Sessional Papers of Canada Collection

The Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada--

Sessional Papers are reports and papers which have been tabled in the House of Commons (and sometimes the Senate) and deposited with the Clerk. These papers include annual reports of government departments and boards, the Estimates, the Public Accounts, and the reports of the Royal Commissions.

Material for this collection has been provided by Robarts Library, University of Toronto; Toronto Public Library: Research and Reference Libraries; Brian Dickson Law Library, University of Ottawa; and the Library of Parliament.

The Sessional Papers are available in both English and French.


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Information continued in "Annual Report of the Department of the Naval Service" after 1916.
Topic: Report of the Hydrographic Survey
1901 Census of Canada issued by the Department of Agriculture; 1911 Census of Canada issued by the Department of Trade and Commerce.
Topic: Census of Canada
Topic: Estimates
Continues the trade statistics portion of the "Annual Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce".
Topic: Annual Report of the Trade of Canada
Continues both "Summary Report of the Geological Survey Branch of the Department of Mines" and the "Summary Report of the Mines Branch".
Topic: Annual Report of the Department of Mines
Until 1919 this report was produced by the Department of Railways and Canals. Prior to 1904, this report was included the departmental annual report. From 1920 on, this report was produced by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.
Topic: Canal Statistics
Starting in the reports covering 1910, the annual report is published in 2 volumes.
Topic: Report of the Superintendent of Insurance
From 1906-1919 this report was titled "Report of the Militia Council for the Dominion of Canada." This report was preceded by "Report on the State of the Militia of the Province" from 1856-1867. From 1924 -1932, it was continued by the Department of National Defense as the "Report of the Militia and Air Services" and the "Report of the Department of National Defense" from 1933 -.
Topic: Report of the Department of Militia and Defense of Canada
Sometimes called "List of Vessels on the Registry Books"
Topic: List of Shipping
From 1900-1912, issued by Department of Marine and Fisheries; from 1913-1921 issued by the Department of the Interior.
Topic: Report of the Geographic Board of Canada
Topic: Annual Report of the Department of the Interior
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Report of the dividends remaining unpaid and unclaimed balances in the chartered banks of Canada...
This record collocates all the relevant report papers by the International Waterways Commission.
Topic: Report of the International Waterways Commission
From 1909-1918, this report was Part 1 of the 3-part report titled: "Report, Returns and Statistics of the Inland Revenues of the Dominion of Canada." Part 1: "Annual Report of the Inland Revenues of Canada, Excise, etc"; Part II: "Annual Report of the Weights and Measures, Electricity and Gas Inspection Services;" Part III: "Annual Report on Adulteration of Food." Part I continued by the Department of Customs and Inland Revenue in the "Annual Report...
Topic: Annual Report of the Inland Revenues of Canada. Excise, etc.
Following 1917, the reports on the Industrial Disputes are printed within the "Annual Report of the Department of Labour".
Topic: Report of Proceedings under the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act
The first report is preceded by an Interim Report. Continued in "Report of the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada".
Topic: Report of the Board of National Transcontinental Railway Commissioners
Topic: Estimates
Title of report varies. Report not published every year.
Topic: Report of the Public Archives
Topic: Report on "The Agricultural Instruction Act"
Topic: Estimates
Following 1917, the reports on the Industrial Disputes are printed within the "Annual Report of the Department of Labour".
Topic: Report of Proceedings under the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act
Until 1919 this report was produced by the Department of Railways and Canals. Prior to 1904, this report was included the departmental annual report. From 1920 on, this report was produced by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.
Topic: Canal Statistics
From 1900-1911, published as an appendix to the "Report of the Minister of Agriculture." From 1912-1916 published as an appendix to the "Report of the Minister of Trade and Commerce.'
Topic: Criminal Statistics
Continues "Annual Report of the Board of Civil Services Examiners".
Topic: Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Annual Report of the Minister of Agriculture
Information continued by "Annual Report of the Department of Customs" and the "Shipping Report".
Topic: Tables of the Trade and Navigation
Published from 1883 -1908 as an appendix to "Report of the Secretary of State" and continued by "Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission".
Topic: Annual Report of the Board of Civil Service Examiners
Topic: Annual Report of the Minister of Agriculture
Topic: Report of the Chief Astronomer
From 1900 - 1911, this report was titled "Report of the Joint Librarians of Parliament"
Topic: Report of the Librarians
From 1906-1919 this report was titled "Report of the Militia Council for the Dominion of Canada." This report was preceded by "Report on the State of the Militia of the Province" from 1856-1867. From 1924 -1932, it was continued by the Department of National Defense as the "Report of the Militia and Air Services" and the "Report of the Department of National Defense" from 1933 -.
Topic: Report of the Department of Militia and Defense of Canada
This record collocates all the relevant report papers by the International Waterways Commission.
Topic: Report of the International Waterways Commission
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Report of the High Commissioners for Canada
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Annual Report of the Minister of Agriculture
Topic: Annual Report of the Department of Labour
Topic: Census of Industry
From 1900-1906, this report was produced by the Geological Survey Department; Department of the Interior, with the title "Summary Report of the Geological Survey Department." From 1907-1919, the report was continued by the Department of Mines, as "Summary Report of the Geological Survey Branch of the Department of Mines"; alternate titles during this period (1907-1919) were "Summary Report of the Department of Mines (Geological Survey)" ; "Summary Report of...
Topic: Summary Report of the Geological Survey
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Report of the Minister of Public Works
Until 1919 this report was produced by the Department of Railways and Canals. Prior to 1904, this report was included the departmental annual report. From 1920 on, this report was produced by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.
Topic: Canal Statistics
Topic: Estimates