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Terrorism Legislation Database from the UN

Monday, June 15th, 2009

The United Nations Office for Drug & Crime (UNODC) has just created a database containing “counter-terrorism conventions, national criminal laws and case laws relevant to terrorism. ” From the site’s homepage: “This site aims to provide comprehensive and accurate legal information on the steps taken by the international community and individual countries in the fight against […]

Premier Campbell announces new cabinet.

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

 Premier Campbell shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday making room for new MLAs with a surprising 7 positions going to new incoming MLAs and 2 positions going to former backbenchers.   The  Legislature will be recalled later this summer on August 25th, which will be followed by the budget speech on Sept. 01.  ************************************** Here’s a list of […]

BC – Parliamentary Journals 1851 – 1991

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Our sources tell us that the Legislative Assembly of BC is in the midst of testing an interface for the newly digitized parliamentary Journals from 1851 – 1991.  It’s live right now and you can search within all the volumes, browse the indexes & appendices or scroll through the individual volumes.  Note, from 1872 – […]

New from Library & Archives Canada

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Our friends at LAC have added a new database to their website: 1976 Cabinet Conclusions.  “This research tool provides access to the Cabinet Conclusions which summarize the discussions that took place at the meetings of the Federal Cabinet. They document decision-making at the highest level of the Canadian government and offer researchers a glimpse into […]

Welcome to the HSS Government Publications Blog

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Here you’ll find the latest information about provincial, federal, US and international government publications. You’ll discover what titles have  recently been added to our GP collection and anything else that’s making news  in the field of Government Publications!

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