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Posts Tagged ‘Legislative monitoring’

Use Twitter to Track the Passage of a Bill Through the House of Commons

While LEGISinfo is an excellent tool for tracking federal legislation, it does not get updated the moment that there is a change to a bill. But sometimes you need to have the information on the status of a bill as fast as is humanly possible.

The House of Commons In the Chamber (@HoCChamber) Twitter account provides “regular updates about proceedings of the House of Commons Chamber.” (The French equivalent can be found at The account is updated as events happen which makes it a very useful tool for tracking a bill listed on that day’s agenda.

The Senate …

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How to Set Up Alerts on Lexbox

Lexbox is a free* online service that allows you to set up CanLII alerts that are automatically emailed to you.

To set up an alert on CanLII using Lexbox:

  • If you haven’t already done so, create a Lexbox account.
  • Go to CanLII and run your search.
  • Once you are happy with the search, click on the grey Set up alert feed button. If you’re not already logged in, it will prompt you to do so.
  • A box with the details of your alert should pop up. You can rename your search and choose how often you wish to
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