McMenemy, John. The Language of Canadian Politics; a guide to important terms and concepts. 4th ed. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.
Perkins Reference: JA61 .M27 2006
Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation, July 1, 1867 to February 1, 1982. Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1982.
Perkins Reference: JL97 .G84 1982
Provides a chronological list of Canadian federal ministries, including ministers of each department and their terms of service.
Henderson, George F. Federal Royal Commissions in Canada, 1867-1966; a checklist. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1967.
Perkins Reference: Z1373 .H4 1967
Campbell, Colin. Canadian Political Facts, 1945-1976. Toronto: Methuen, 1977.
Perkins Reference: JL65 1977 .C35 1977
Useful handbook full of information on the executive, parliamentary, and judiciary branches of government, elections, political parties, and pressure groups. There are helpful statistical tables throughout.
Guide to Federal Programs and Services.
Perkins/Bostock Stacks: JL71 .C375
Addresses and mandates for all federal offices are listed here as well as the regional offices of major federal departments.