Below is a small selection of Library resources on Canada and Confederation. The Legislative Library collects extensively in the areas of Canadian history and politics.

These books are available in print at the Legislative Library.

Canada's founding debates.   

by Janet Ajzenstat


 Discovering Confederation: a Canadian's story.

by Janet Ajzenstat

Celebrating Canada.

Edited by Raymond B. Blake



The promise of Canada: 150 years - people and ideas that have shaped our country.

by Charlotte Gray

Canada: an illustrated history.

by Derek Hayes  


Three weeks in Quebec City: the meeting that made Canada.

by Christopher Moore


The idea of Canada: letters to a nation.

by David Johnston

The Canadian federalist experiment: from defiant monarchy to reluctant republic.

by Frederick Vaughan  


The life and times of Confederation, 1864-1867: politics, newspapers and the union of British North America.

by P.B. Waite

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