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.

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.

Thinking of you

Listen to what Canadians say about a senior in their life.

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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