Legislative Process

Legislative Process

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Students will be introduced to the legislative process in Ontario through a series of engaging activities and an authentic experience. This program includes a tour of the Legislative Building, and a visit to the Chamber where students will observe a live parliamentary debate when the House is in session* or participate in an in-depth discussion when the House is not sitting. To help prepare your students, check-out our Teaching Resources

Group
Students
Maximum 105
Group type
Grades 11, 12
Availability

Monday–Thursday
(House is sitting)

11:30 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 2:30 p.m.

 

Monday–Friday
(House not sitting) 

10 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. 

 

*Consult the Parliamentary Calendar 

Duration
90 minutes

Advanced registration required.
Visitors (16 years of age +) must show a piece of government-issued photo identification upon entry.
Questions? Contact us at 416-325-0061 or email tourbookings@ola.org.
Note: Due to parliamentary events, program times and activities are subject to change without notice.

Highlights

Topics Covered:

  • Difference between parliament and government
  • Legislative process
  • Parliamentary process and how to get involved

Interactive Session

The interactive sessions will include an in-depth explanation of how a bill becomes a law in Ontario and the various types of bills, demonstrating the process and outcomes. Active citizenship and how students can get involved will be emphasized.