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Getting the Goods: Information in BC How to Find It, How to Use It
Oustonm, Rick
Book
1990
A guide to the basic sources of information -- the tools of the trade -- that all reporters, researchers and investigators rely on.
Government of Canada World Wide Web Site
Website
Complete listing of the World Wide Web sites of federal departments and agencies.
GovernmentSources.ca
Website
A portal with information about government, Canadian and international, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and impor...
Let the People Know: Put Full Texts of Government Contracts Online
NADER, Ralph
Article
2013
Openness in our government is essential for a healthy democracy
Parliamentary Names & Numbers Online
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Lists all federal Members of Parliament and Senators, all provincial legislators, federal ministries, federal agencies and Crown corporations, Canadian embassies abroad, provincial and territorial min...
The Secret Secret: Of Wikileaks and Literacy
Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2010
Only those with proper clearances can participate in discussions that affect significant aspects of our lives. Certain technological achievements, our collective ethical decisions (torture, secret pri...
The Thrust Toward Opacity: Shh! It's a Secret!
Glickman Gene
Article
2013
Lately we’ve been bombarded by Secrets. We don’t know many of the details, but we do know of their existence, at least some of them. Let’s turn briefly to some specifics, first in the area of intellig...
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State: Free Press and the National Security State
Greenwald, Robert
Film/Video
2013
During his election campaigns, Barak Obama promised the most transparent administration in U.S. history. Cynics can rejoice in the fact that the Obama administration has indicted more people for viola...

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Governmentsources.ca
A portal with information about government, Canadian and international, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and impor...
Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is your guide to governments in Canada. It's an invaluable resource, available online, for anyone who needs information about Canada's politicians, senior bureaucrats, an...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...

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Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is your guide to governments in Canada. It's an invaluable resource, available online, for anyone who needs information about Canada's politicians, senior bureaucrats, and the government sector...
Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...

Sources Library

Federal Agencies and Crown Corporations
A listing of Canada's federal agencies and crown corporations, with contact information and summaries of their mandates.
Finding Answers
The Essential Guide to Gathering Information in Canada
Tudor, Dean
1993
Outlines the essentials of how to find and use information.
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Your Guide to Governments in Canada
Diemer, Ulli (Publisher)
1985
Parliamentary Names & Numbers is directory and guide to governments in Canada, available in print and online, for anyone who needs information about Canada's politicians, senior bureaucrats, and the g...
Science for Peace Opposes Cancellation of the Long-Form Census
Sources News Release
2010
The decision to cancel the long-form census represents an attack on evidence-based research and is undemocratic. Science for Peace urges the government to reverse the decision.
Shadow Government Statistics
Analysis Behind and Beyond Government Economic Reporting
Williams, John
Exposes and analyzes flaws in current U.S. government economic data and reporting, as well as in certain private-sector numbers, and provides an assessment of underlying economic and financial conditi...

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Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.