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OH CANADA! An Online Reference Guide

 
Directories
  • Canada 411 - Use this site to find phone numbers and addresses of people and businesses.
  • Canada Post - Find postal codes and other information about the postal services.
 
 
 
Government websites
  • About Canada - Fact and figures about Canada, its Prime Ministers, national symbols, culture, events, economy, history, and language.
  • Atlas of Canada - Use this site to find places, digital maps, topographic maps, quizzes, facts, geographical information and learning resources about Canada
  • Canadian Economy - A guide to the national economy: statictics, federal governmental information, economic concepts and events.
  • Culture Canada - A gateway to the world of Canadian culture, heritage, national parks, sport, leisures, and much more.
  • Environment Canada - News and information on the environmental issues, including climate change, pollution and waste, water, weather and meteorology, science and technology, economics and sustainability , programs and services, and acts and regulations.
  • Government of Canada - The official Canadian government website: a single point of access to all programs, services, departments, ministries, and organizations of the federal government.
  • Government of British Columbia - Offical portal to provincial public services in BC. News, links directory, budget, and community resources provided.
  • Statistics Canada - StatsCan provides economic, social, and census data, includes data on population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
  • Statistics Canada eBook - An online version of the Canada Year Book with texts, tables, charts, and audio clips that present the country's economic and social trends.
  • Library and Archives Canada - Online access to Canada's documentary heritage. Includes the Canadian Genealogy Centre, Multicultural Resources & Services, Aboriginal Resources & Services, Portrait Gallery of Canada, and the Dictionary of Canadian Biography.

 

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  • Canadian Museum of Civilization - The CMC website contains over 50 virtual exhibitions and digitized collections for you to explore. Click on the 'Site Index' button to view topics.
 
Other useful sites
  • Canadian Geographic Atlas Online - This site combines maps, images, statistics, text to provide an understanding of the geography of Canada. Also included are: glossary of terms, games and quizzes, and a discussion forum.
  • CBC Archives - This site features thousands of radio and television clips from the archives of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • CBC Canada - The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation website offers audio and video resources on national and international news, business, sports, health, science, and the arts.
  • Country Profiles - Government Canada website providing valuable resources, including maps, facts, statistics and social and cultural insights.
  • Translink - The Greater Vancouver transit authority, covering buses, skytrain, seabus, trains, and ferries. Includes schedules, fares, and services.
 
 
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