Government communications

Rules that guide our communications activities.

Services and information

Social media and web requirements

How to manage social media accounts and develop accessible websites. Web writing and design templates.

Federal identity requirements

How products and services are identified with the flag symbol, Canada's coat of arms and the Canada wordmark.

Advertising requirements

How government advertising works. Non-partisan reviews, annual reports and spending.

Publishing requirements

How to publish communications products. Volume and on-demand printing. Applying ISSN and ISBN.

Public opinion research requirements

What public opinion research is and what it is not.

Copyright media clearance

How the government accesses news sources.

Communications Community Office

Find tools, learning events and other topics for government communicators.

Find a Government of Canada publication

Search publications produced through or by the Government of Canada.

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