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This guide has been created to supplement Information Literacy instruction for students doing their assignments in POLS 224. Be sure to check out the rest of the Political Science guide for help finding journal articles, statistics, websites and more!

To locate information on your MP

Parliament of Canada


Try the following searches in Google for more focused results:

  • (to limit your search results to the Government of Canada)
  • (to limit your search results to a particular jurisdiction)
  • site:ca (to limit your search to Canadian content sites)
  • filetype:pdf (to limit your search to the pdf filetype)

To locate information on you constituency

Maps of electoral districts - from Elections Canada

Census Profiles 2016 Census - Select your electoral riding, eg Edmonton Strathcona, for information about households, marital status, income, language, education, and more from Statistics Canada

Canadian Census Analyser - Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

To find more articles

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