• Vision
    To be Parliament’s preferred and trusted source of information and knowledge.
  • Mission
    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.
What we do
  • Provide customized research and analysis to parliamentarians and their staff
  • Supply parliamentarians, parliamentary committees and associations 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 its collections
  • Keep parliamentarians informed and up to date, and deliver relevant news and information
  • Help parliamentarians inform Canadians about Parliament, its role and traditions, and the people and events that have shaped the institution since 1867
Who we serve
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    Parliamentarians and their staff
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    Parliamentary committees and associations
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    Organizations that support Parliament
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    The Canadian public on behalf of parliamentarians