Welcome to Canada.ca

Most requested services and information

Get quick, easy access to the Government of Canada's most requested services and information.

Find a job

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.

Employment Insurance

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.

My Account for individuals – Canada Revenue Agency

Information on how the service works, how to register for it, and what you can do online.

Canada Pension Plan retirement pension

Information on eligibility criteria, deciding when to take your pension, how to apply online and amounts.

Old Age Security pension

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.

Get a passport

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.

Join the Armed Forces

Information about jobs with the Canadian Armed Forces, wages, benefits and recruitment centre locations.

Starting a business

Information on what to consider before starting a business, including registration, business plan templates, regulations, and incorporation.

Visit our blog, In the Loop
Stay up to date on features and progress on Canada.ca - visit our blog, In the Loop.

Activities and initiatives

Here are some current activities and initiatives being led by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada.

Science.gc.ca Activity Book!

Discover an exciting collection of science games, experiments and activities!

Heading south?

Get travel insurance and protect yourself before you leave.

Recalls and safety alerts

Access information on the latest recalls and safety alerts related to consumer products, vehicles, food and health products.

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