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

Maximum 105
Group type
Grades 11, 12

(House is sitting)

11:30 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 2:30 p.m.


(House not sitting) 

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


*Consult the Parliamentary Calendar 

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.


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 an Ontario bill becomes law and the various types bills, demonstrating the process and outcomes. Emphasis will be given to active citizenship and how students can get involved.