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Most requested services and information
Get quick, easy access to the Government of Canada's most requested services and information.
Find public and private sector job opportunities and hiring programs, apply or extend a work permit, get a Social Insurance Number, a criminal record check or a security clearance.
Information about Employment Insurance (EI) temporary benefits for workers, sickness, fishing and family-related benefits as well as how to apply online and submit a report.
Information on how the service works, how to register for it, and what you can do online.
Information on eligibility criteria, deciding when to take your pension, how to apply online and amounts.
Information on a pension you can receive if you are 65 years of age or older and have lived in Canada for at least 10 years - even if you have never worked.
Includes passport applications, passport offices and processing times for renewals and new applications.
Information on current conditions, short and long-term forecasts and public weather alerts, access marine forecasts, the Air Quality Health Index and historical climate data.
Information about jobs with the Canadian Armed Forces, wages, benefits and recruitment centre locations.
Information on what to consider before starting a business, including registration, business plan templates, regulations, and incorporation.
Activities and initiatives
Here are some current activities and initiatives being led by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada.
Tips to help you stop smoking
Find out how you can quit smoking and why you should.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
The new museum is the first in Canada solely dedicated to the promotion of Human Rights. Plan a visit, or tell your story online through audio, video, photos or creative writing.
US to Canada Border wait times
A regularly updated list of wait times at border ports of entry for drivers coming to Canada from the U.S.
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