design system

Use this design system to provide a more usable, consistent and trustworthy online experience for people who access Government of Canada digital services.

Start with user-tested templates, patterns and design principles to get going quickly and help save time and money.

Crisis communications content design checklist

Tips on how design content during a crisis Content and Information Architecture Specification

Who has to use the design system, mandatory elements, how to organize and design content Content Style guide

Writing principles and techniques to make content clear and accessible to all

Templates and design patterns

User-tested templates, page layouts, design patterns, guidelines, and code samples

Topic tree and content types taxonomies: theme and topic structure and content types

Institutions list

List of Government of Canada institutions subject to the design system

Theme and audience lead departments

Departments responsible for the 15 themes and 3 audience pages on

Latest changes to the design system

Latest changes to the design system, templates and patterns, style guide and other tools

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