Arts, culture & heritage

Learn about Canada's arts, cultures and heritage, its Aboriginal Peoples, official languages, geography, history, multiculturalism, celebrations and commemorations, as well as funding opportunities available to Canadian artists, athletes and organizations.

Arts & culture

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

Aboriginal arts, culture and heritage

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

History & heritage

Access archives, records and search tools to learn more about Canada's historic sites and military history, members of your family or those who served in the Canadian Armed Forces. Recognize the sacrifices of those who fought for Canada.

Canada's official languages

Read up on 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

Get information about state funerals and national commemorative ceremonies, royal tours of Canada, Canada Day, Veterans' Week, and Winterlude in the national capital.

Funding Applications

Search for programs and funding opportunities for Canadian artists, athletes, and organizations.


Take part in games on the Black History and Asian Heritage Months, and find information on awards, history and commemoration.


Keep up with major sporting events, and find information about programs and financial support that are available to athletes and teams across Canada.


Winterlude – January 30 to February 16, 2015

Skate on the world’s largest skating rink, see amazing ice sculptures or visit the Snowflake Kingdom, a kid’s paradise with snow slides and outdoor activities. This year, join the fun!

The Shortest Day 2014

The Shortest Day is an annual cross-country celebration of short films. From December 19 to 21, catch some of the best in Canadian shorts at a venue near you… for free.

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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