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Research Guides

Public policy: key government resources

A guide to governmental and grey literature sources for public policy research prepared by Sam-chin Li, University of Toronto Libraries.

Provinces and Ontario: General


Throne Speeches

Auditor Generals Reports - Provinces

News Releases and Speeches


Ontario Government website  

Legislative Assembly of Ontaio

e-Laws and Regulations (Ontario)
  • includes legislative history and period-in-time Law

Audit Reports (Office of the Auditor General of Ontario)

  • 1997+

Green / White Papers ( Ontario Legislative Library)

    • Enter green paper or white paper in the "search for"" box
    • Select notes under the "search in" box and hit search
    • Click to the entry and click to the url if full text is available

Ontario Gazette  

Ontario Gov. Docs Portal (OurDigitalWorld) 

  • Access over 24,000 government documents from the collection of the Ontario Legislative Library, with new documents being added quarterly.

Government Finance 

Royal Commissions of Ontario (Internet Archives)

Annual Reports  

  • current only
  • Arranged by ministry of the Ontario Government
  • Check under "publications" on individual ministry website or the Gallop Portal for previous annual reports
News Releases (Office of the Premier)

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