Project Profile:

Linked Parliamentary Data Project (LiPaD)

Archived Project


Description: The first machine-readable and fully searchable historical transcript of Parliamentary Debates (“Hansard”), which provides a 150-year running record of Canadian political history. We have linked to these data to various biographical properties of parliamentarians, including their party and gender. 


Funders: SSHRC, NSERC, Digging into Data Initiative, Library of Parliament, Library and Archives Canada,, and Michael Mulley at

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