To find the Government of Canada Sessional Papers:
Sessional Papers are reports and papers which have been tabled in the House of Commons (and sometimes the Senate) and deposited with the Clerk.
Print copies are located at: DOC J 103 H6 Chancellor Paterson Library ground floor (basement)
Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada 1867-1924 include reports of departments, commissiions and business institutions, statistics, foreign affairs documents, maps and other documents of historical significance.
Since 1930, all sessional papers, including department annual reports, have been published individually under separate cover.
This Library and Archives Canada guide includes an explanation of the organization of the documents in the federal government Record Groups (RG) 10 (Indian Affairs) Inventory and 15 (Métis Scrip Records) as well as an overview of Aboriginal history in Canada.
Includes links to 2012 Aboriginal Survey statistics; 2011 Census and National Household Survey (NHS) data on Aboriginal Peoples; NHS 2011 Aboriginal Population Profile; Populations projections by Aboriginal Identity and more.
It includes data for the First Nations (North American Indian), Métis, and Inuit populations. Data sources include the 1996, 2001 and 2006 censuses of population, the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey, and the 2007/2008 Adult Correctional Services Survey.
This profile contains information on the Aboriginal identity population for various Canadian communities where the Aboriginal identity population count is 250 or more. Canadian communities include: cities, towns, villages, Indian reserves and Indian settlements, counties or their equivalents, and metropolitan areas.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (AANDC) conducts a wide range of research on Aboriginal and northern issues, such as education levels, average income and life expectancy of Aboriginal people and Northerners.
Profiles containing information about First Nations government, Tribal Council and reserves. Information is extracted from current Indian and Northern Affairs databases including the Band Classification Manual, Band Governance Management System, the Indian Lands Registry System, the Indian Government Support System and the Indian Register System. Profiles can be found by reserve or by First Nation.
Provides access to datasets in a web-based data extraction system and allows the downloading of data into external statistical analysis packages. Data and documentation from the Aboriginal Peoples Surveys from 1991 – 2006 as well as a host of other surveys are included.
Canada’s premier source of information about First Nations people living on reserve and in northern communities across Canada. This application provides unprecedented Provides access to FNIGC’s published data in the form of charts, tables and graphs that can be exported for use in presentations, reports and academic papers
Located at FNIGC’s Ottawa office, the FNDC provides access to unpublished and record-level data from FNIGC's respected survey work, including the First Nations Regional Health Survey (FNRHS, or RHS) and the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES, or REEES).