Most government departments maintain official web sites that provide access to policy information through news releases, Ministerial speeches, and various types of current reports.
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Governments release policy information through a variety of publications including the Speech from the Throne, Budget, and departmental publications like annual reports and news releases. Often, legislation is created to enact a government's policies. Thus, the publications of parliament are a rich source for policy information. (EDIT LINKS BEFORE PUBLISHING)
For more information see: Government of Canada Expenditure Management System
These annual reports are prepared by the Receiver General of Canada and provide detailed information about Federal government spending.
Note: Volume II includes departmental information.
Departmental Annual Reports are included in Federal Budget Documents
Earlier Annual Reports were published separately from Federal Budget Documents for each department from 1867 to 1995:
Search the Classic Library Catalogue using “Canada” and the department name as an author and “annual” as a title. HINT: click on "advanced search" twice to access the multi-search field advanced search form.