Assistance is provided by the left navigation bar, which displays the main sections
of the Treaties of Canada site. When clicking on "Treaty Section", you will see
a description of the mandate and functions of the Treaty Section. When clicking
on the "Treaty List", you will have access to a search chart.
You can have access to general information, which is different from the information
you can obtain from this site, by clicking on the Search button at the top of the
If you know the publication number of a treaty, you can do a quick search by writing
it as follows: year/number (for example 2003/9). Likewise, if you know the date
of signature, write it this way: dd/mm/yyyy.
For a detailed search, you can select one of the four available buttons from the
left side of the screen.
The first engine will lead you to information, in a non-discriminatory manner between
the bilateral and multilateral treaties, by entering one subject and/or one keyword.
Please note that it is now impossible to choose more than one subject or keyword
at a time.
The second engine is designed to find information on bilateral treaties. You may
choose one subject, and one country. You can search for information on treaties
with an international organisation by using the same procedure. Please note that
it is now impossible to choose more than one subject, keyword or international organization
at a time.
The third engine allows you to search for information on multilateral treaties to
which Canada is a signatory, a party or for which it is a depositary.
The fourth engine works like the above-mentioned.