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Our Country, Our Parliament

Learn About Parliament

Other Classroom Resources from the Library of Parliament

The Library of Parliament has created a number of other online classroom resources that may be helpful to you and your students:

The Senate of Canada (video)
This 22-minute video gives an overview of the Senate and its role in the parliamentary process.

MPTV
MPTV introduces students to the House of Commons and the role of its elected members through video, classroom activities and supporting teacher materials.

Setting the Agenda
Setting the Agenda enables students to experience a typical day in the life of a parliamentarian and understand the decisions Senators and MPs must make when scheduling their many duties and activities.

Model Parliament Unit
The Model Parliament Unit is a comprehensive simulation resource that includes procedural information, background lessons, student activities and scripts to enable students to accurately simulate a day in Canada's Parliament.

People and Parliament
People and Parliament uses newspapers as a source to help students understand the Canadian parliamentary system and the issues that parliamentarians encounter in their work.

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