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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.
Includes checklists and guides for starting a business, business planning tips, and templates and sample business plans.
Activities and initiatives
Here are some current activities and initiatives being led by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada.
Scientific adventures for kids. Go ahead... Do try this at home! Fun science experiments courtesy of the Canada Science and Technology Museum.
Tackling antimicrobial resistance in Canada
Learn what antibiotic resistance is and how it happens.
What you can bring back to Canada
General guidelines on what you can and cannot bring into Canada when you return from abroad.
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