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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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Please note that the report covering the year ending in March 31, 1910 is published twice in two different volumes of the Sessional Papers, but are the same report. First report was titled "Annual Report of the Department of External Affairs" in 1910 but name was changed following first report. (NOTE it doesn't appear this way in print??)
Topic: Report of the Secretary of State for External Affairs
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Report of the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada
Topic: Estimates
Prior to 1920 issued by the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. After 1920 issued by the Chief Electoral Officer. Included in Report of the Chief Electoral Officer from 1925-. Report for 1904 By-Elections included in the General Elections report for that year.
Topic: Report of By-elections
Topic: Estimates
The first annual report covers from its inception date in 1917 to March 1918. There is a another report published for 1918.
Topic: Annual Report of the Editorial Committee on Government Publications
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Agriculture
Topic: Report of the Directors and Officers of the Experimental Farms
Prior to 1920 issued by the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. After 1920 issued by the Chief Electoral Officer. Included in Report of the Chief Electoral Officer from 1925-. Report for 1904 By-Elections included in the General Elections report for that year.
Topic: Report of By-elections
From 1870-1875, this report was titled "Report of the Director of Penitentiaries." From 1876-1920, it was titled "Report of the Minister of Justice as to penitentiaries in Canada," and from 1921-1924 it was titled "Report of the the Superintendent of Penitentiaries."
Topic: Report of the Minister of Justice as to Penitentiaries of Canada
Topic: Estimates
The first report covers 1904-1906 and the report for 1908 covers "two years ending March 31, 1908". Materials covering the fiscal year ending 1919 is included in the 1920 report.
Topic: Report of the Veterinary Director General
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Estimates
Prior to 1920 issued by the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. After 1920 issued by the Chief Electoral Officer. Included in "Report of the Chief Electoral Officer" from 1925-. Report for 1904 By-Elections included in the General Elections report for that year.
Topic: Report of By-elections
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Report of the Chief Medical Officer
Topic: Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents
Topic: Estimates
Topic: Annual Report of the Department of Public Printing and Stationery
Topic: Annual Report of the Minister of Agriculture
Topic: Annual Report of the Dominion Statistician