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Overview of the Organization

Who We Are


To be Parliament’s preferred and trusted source of information and knowledge.


The Library of Parliament contributes to Canadian parliamentary democracy by creating, managing and delivering authoritative, reliable and relevant information and knowledge for Parliament.

Strategic Outcome

An informed and accessible Parliament

Our Clients

  • Parliament
  • Individual parliamentarians and their staff
  • Parliamentary committees and associations
  • Organizations that support Parliament
  • The Canadian public, on behalf of parliamentarians

Our Services

  • Provide customized research and analysis to parliamentarians and their staff
  • Keep parliamentarians informed and up to date, and deliver news on demand
  • Support legislators and committees with the information they need to examine the issues of the day, consider legislation, and hold the government accountable
  • Preserve Parliament's documentary heritage and ensure access to collections
  • Help parliamentarians inform Canadians about Parliament and the issues before it
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