Government Resources

Government of Canada
Provides information on the structure and functions of the Government of Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Provides information, research and technology, and policies and programs to achieve security of the food system, health of the environment and innovation for growth.

Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Audits federal government operations and provides Parliament with independent information, advice and assurance to help hold the government to account for its stewardship of public funds.

Bank of Canada
Canada's central bank.

Business Development Bank of Canada
Provides small and medium-sized businesses with flexible financing, affordable consulting services and venture capital.

Canada Border Services Agency
Manages the nation's borders by administering and enforcing domestic laws that govern trade and travel, as well as international agreements and conventions.

Canada Business Service Centres
Provides information on government services, programs and regulations and are there to answer your questions about starting a new business or improving an existing one.

Canada Council for the Arts
Fosters the development of the arts in Canada through grants, services and awards to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations.

Canada Firearms Centre
A website to apply and check the status of firearm license and registration applications.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Canada's national housing agency that assists Canadians to access innovative and affordable financing choices.

Canada Post
Canada`s national postal service.

Canada Revenue Agency
Administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories; and various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.

Canadian Air Traffic Security Authority
Secures critical areas of the air transportation system.

Canadian Dairy Commission
Provides dairy producers with the opportunity to obtain a return for their labour and investment; and provides consumers with a continuous and adequate supply of dairy products.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Delivers all federal inspection services related to food, animal health, and plant protection.

Canadian Grain Commission
Responsible for establishing and maintaining Canada's grain quality standards

Canadian Heritage
Responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians.

Canadian International Development Agency
Facilitates the efforts of the people of developing countries to achieve self-sustainable economic and social development in accordance with their needs and environment; and to provide humanitarian assistance.

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
Responsible for regulating Canada's broadcasting and telecommunications systems.

Canadian Wheat Board
Organization that markets wheat and barley grown by western Canadian producers.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Helps newcomers adapt to Canadian society and become Canadian citizens; and resettles, protects and provides a safe haven for refugees.

Elections Canada
Independent, non-partisan agency that ensures Canadians can exercise their choices in elections and referendums.

Environment Canada
Responsible for preserving and enhancing the quality of the natural environment, including water, air and soil quality.

Farm Credit Canada

Helps farmers through a variety of customized loan products and business services.

Finance Canada
Plans and prepares the federal government’s budget, analyzes and designs tax policies, and develops rules and regulations for Canada’s banks and other financial institutions.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Responsible for developing and implementing policies and programs in support of Canada's economic, ecological and scientific interests in oceans and inland waters.

Foreign Affairs Canada
Supports Canadians abroad, works towards a more peaceful and secure world, and promotes Canada's culture and values internationally.

Governor General of Canada
A website that describes the history, roles, responsibilities and activities of the Governor General of Canada.

Health Canada
Responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health.

Human Resources and Development Canada
Responsible for providing Canadians with the tools they need to thrive and prosper in the workplace and community.

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Primary, but not exclusive, responsibility for meeting the federal government’s constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Northerners.

Industry Canada
Responsible for fostering a growing competitive, knowledge-based Canadian economy.

Infrastructure Canada
Responsible for federal contributions to municipal infrastructure.

International Trade Canada
Supports the development of trade by providing services to exporters, developing policy, and by attracting investment in the Canadian economy.

Justice Canada

Works to ensure that Canadians enjoy a justice system that is fair, accessible and efficient.

Library and Archives Canada
Provides information on the Library's collection and services, and access to on-line resources.

National Defence and Canadian Forces
Responsible for defending Canada, its interests and its values, while contributing to international peace and security.

National Energy Board
Regulates several aspects of Canada's energy industry.

National Research Council Canada
Government's premier organization for research and development.

Natural Resources Canada
Helps to shape important contributions of the natural resources sector to the Canadian economy, society and environment.

Parks Canada
Responsible for protecting nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.

Parliament of Canada
Official website for the Parliament of Canada.

Passport Office
Responsible for issuing, revoking, withholding, recovery and use of Canadian passports.

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada
Responsible for protecting Canadians and helping to maintain a peaceful and safe society.

Public Works and Government Services Canada
Provides services that are common to all federal government departments and agencies to help them focus on their own roles and services.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Canada's national police service.

Human Resources and Social Development Canada
Helps to secure and strengthen Canada’s social foundation by supporting the well-being of individuals, families and communities and their participation through citizen-focused policies, programs and service.

Statistics Canada
Canada's national statistical agency.

Status of Women Canada
Promotes gender equality, and the full participation of women in the economic, social, cultural and political life of the country.

Supreme Court of Canada
Canada's highest court.

Transport Canada
Develops and administers policies, regulations and services for transportation systems in Canada.

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
The administrative arm of the Treasury Board with a dual mandate: to support the Treasury Board as a committee of ministers, and to fulfil the statutory responsibilities of a central government agency.

Veteran's Affairs Canada
Provides services and benefits for veterans.

Western Economic Diversification Canada
Provides services aimed at strengthening Western Canada's economy.