Culture, history & sport

Learn about Canada’s culture, identity, history and sports, as well as funding opportunities available to Canadian artists, athletes and organizations. Discover our national landmarks and attractions and show your pride for Canada by taking part in the many cultural events, celebrations and commemorations.



Apply to one of a myriad of funding programs that support culture, history, heritage, sport and official languages in Canada.

Events, celebrations & commemorations

Show your pride for this amazing country by participating in our many events and celebrations and by commemorating important moments and people in Canadian history.

Cultural landmarks & attractions

Experience nature in one of Canada’s national parks, discover cultural traditions at a historic site, or visit national treasures in Canada’s Capital region.

History, people & identity

Get a better understanding and appreciation of the events, experiences, people and emblems that reflect and have shaped Canada’s history and identity.


Learn how our sport programs provide Canadians with access to sport as part of a healthy and active lifestyle, and help athletes participate and succeed in competitions.

Heritage institutions & collections

Discover the institutions that help preserve Canada’s history and heritage and make the collections and resources accessible to the Canadian public and professionals.

Arts & media

Explore funding opportunities, and information and services available in the arts and media industries, including festivals, music, book publishing, film and more.

Cultural youth programs

Enjoy learning and adventure, friendship and discovery as you take part in student or graduate jobs, internships and language immersion programs.

Cultural trade

Discover the programs, policies and regulations in place to support the acquisition or preservation of cultural objects and media industries for the long-term benefit of Canadians.


Breaking the ice: HMS Erebus revealed

Join the divers as they unravel the mysteries surrounding the Franklin Expedition lost under the Arctic Ocean for more than 150 years

Canada Day Challenge 2015

Are you a young Canadian between the ages of 8 and 18 years old? Take part in the Canada Day Challenge for a chance to win an extraordinary experience in Canada’s capital! You now have until April 2 to submit your artwork and express what Canada means to you.

Language Portal of Canada

Access Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including the terminology and linguistic data bank TERMIUM Plus®.

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