Canadian Government (federal)

Annotation:The main starting point for information about government departments and ministries. Includes links to provincial government.

Annotation:Service Canada provides single window access to a wide range of services including savings plans, training programs, employment programs, legal assistance, life events, income assistance and travel. Hint: Use the A-Z Services Index to help you find what you're looking for.

Annotation:The website of Canada's Publishing and Depository Services department provides information about and access to a wide variety of Government of Canada publications. Order information is available as well as electronic links to documents.

Annotation:"GALLOPP (Government and Legislative Libraries Online Publications Portal), maintained by The Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada (APLIC), provides access to full text and/or citations to electronic legislative and government publications held in libraries of the Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada."

Annotation:This website connects individuals to the provincial and federal government benefits available to them under different circumstances. For example, Canada Benefits helps those who need help returning to work, temporary income support or skills training to connect with both federal and provincial programs and services. Results may be customized using the Benefits Finder. Through a limited number of questions, Benefits Finder displays programs to match a particular situation.

Annotation:"Info Source is a series of publications containing information about and/or collected by the Government of Canada. The primary purpose of Info Source is to assist individuals exercise their rights under the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act. Info Source also supports the federal government's commitment to facilitating access to information regarding its activities." Contains helpful descriptions of the responsibilities and organization of federal government departments.

Annotation:Database containing roughly 20,000 books and 100,00 serial issues published online by government and non-government publishers.

Annotation:A database of federal government website data harvested twice a year and preserved by Library and Archives Canada. Search the database by keyword, by department name or by URL.

Annotation:A gateway to information for the Canadian consumer, e.g. product and food recalls, how to file a complaint, learn about your rights, and avoid identity theft.

Annotation:A treasure trove of maps under the headings Climate Change, Economy, Environment, Freshwater, Health, History, People and Society, Reference Maps, Topographic maps, Map Archives. Note: Toporama, an easy to use mapping tool, offers free access to topographic maps for all of Canada.

Annotation:Contains electoral district maps, information for voters and a wealth of information about Canada's electoral process and current and past elections.

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Major webpages for federal government information.