Ontario Legislation – Introduction

Icon representing the Ontario Legislation module. A person holding a book with a the silhouette of the Ontario province and the word "Ontario" written on it.

Approximate duration: 30 minutes

Description: How does a bill progress through the House of Commons? Where are federal laws published? Learn about the process of making and creating federal laws and regulations.

What Do You know?

Before starting this module, test your baseline knowledge with the following questions. You will receive basic feedback on your answers that will be further explained by the content in the module. Good luck! These questions are just for practice: your results will not be recorded by the system.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the various types of Ontario legislation (bills, statutes, regulations);
  • Describe and apply the various steps and strategies for determining and identifying relevant and binding Ontario legislation; and,
  • Locate Ontario legislation using both print and electronic resources.