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Federal Royal Commissions in Canada:

1867-1966. Bibliography.

1967-1980. Bibliography.

Royal Commissions have been active in almost every area of economic and social life in Canada. Their reports are excellent indicators of the political and social climate of their times. Note, many Federal Royal Commission Reports have been digitized. Some are available on the Library and Archives Canada website; or on the Privy Council's website.