Arts, culture & heritage

Learn about the rich arts, cultures and heritage of Canada, its Aboriginal Peoples, official languages, geography, history, heritage, multiculturalism, celebrations and commemorations. Apply for funding opportunities available to Canadian artists, athletes and organizations.

Arts & culture

Find online exhibits, learn about funding opportunities, key federal players and how they support success and promote Canadian artists, and the arts and culture industry.

Aboriginal arts, culture and heritage

Information about Aboriginal Peoples and the importance of celebrating and preserving their art and cultures.

History & heritage

Information about Canada's historical sites, access to archives, records and research tools to help you learn about military history, members of your family or those who served in the Canadian Armed Forces. Remember the sacrifices of those who fought for Canada.

Canada's official languages

Information about our official languages, their history, and remarkable vitality.

Atlas of Canada

Find places, digital maps, quizzes, facts, geographical information and learning resources about Canada.

Celebrations & commemorations

Information about state funerals and national commemorative ceremonies, royal tours of Canada, Canada Day, Veterans' week, and Winterlude in Canada's capital.

Apply for funding

Find programs and apply for funding opportunities for Canadian artists, athletes, and organizations.


Includes games, Black History Month, Asian Heritage Month, awards, history and commemoration.


Information on major sport events, and programs and financial support that are available to our athletes and teams across Canada.

Language Portal of Canada

Access Canadian resources and tools on all aspects of English and French, including TERMIUM Plus®, a terminology and linguistic data bank, and numerous tools that deal with grammar, punctuation, typography, translation and vocabulary.

75th Anniversary of Canada’s Engagement in the Second World War

September 10, 2014, marks the 75th anniversary of Canada’s entry into the Second World War. Learn more about our country’s remarkable contribution to the war effort during its six long years (1939-1945).

Commemorations of the First and Second World Wars

The year 2014 marks the centennial of the beginning of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War.

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