Discussion of results

Let us return to this project’s guiding question:

What does topic modelling on speeches from the throne delivered in the Canadian House of Commons between 1953 and 2015 indicate about the changing public priorities of federal governments?

To try to provide some response to this work’s guiding question, I offer the following observations:

Other observations from my analysis are contained within my annotations of specific topics. Here are the topics I annotated:

Types of topics

In analyzing the topics, I identified several types of topics: