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Look up postal codes for Canada using street addresses. Find out what the format means, and where to place them in address labels.
Canada Post volunteers help Santa answer his mail with the Write to Santa program. Includes tips for teachers.
Use these official postal abbreviations of provinces and territories in Canada on mail to and in Canada.
If you're in Canada and shopping online at U.S. stores, don't let hidden costs catch you by surprise. Here's what to watch for.
The hourly minimum wage in Canada in each of the provinces and territories.
Where to get application forms for Canadian passports.
The legal age at which you can buy and drink alcohol in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.
How to view and update your personal EI, CPP and OAS files online using a My Service Canada Account.
The capital cities of Canada - the national capital and capital cities of the provinces and territories of Canada.
Check the current rates for sales taxes (GST, PST and HST) in each of the provinces and territories in Canada.
How to stay clear of duties and taxes when mailing gifts to Canada.
Canadian holiday mailing deadlines for sending air mail letters, cards and parcels inside Canada to arrive in time for the 2014 holidays.
Canadian Confederation took place in 1867, and originally included four provinces. There are now 10 provinces and three territories in Canada.
Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for visitors bringing alcohol into Canada.
The age of majority in Canada is the age at which a person is considered by law to be an adult. It is either 18 or 19 depending on the province or territory.
Definition of legal minimum age to buy tobacco products as determined by individual provinces and territories in Canada.
The responsibilities of the Prime Minister of Canada, the most powerful role in Canadian politics.
Send your Canadian holiday mail by the Canada Post deadlines to make sure it arrives at international destinations in time for the 2014 holidays.
Customs exemptions for Canadian residents bringing goods into Canada increased June 1, 2012.
Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for returning canadian residents bringing alcohol into Canada.
Contact information for the Canadian embassy in Washington, DC, and Canadian consulates in the United States.
Simple step-by-step instructions on applying for your old age security pension in Canada
Canadian Employment Insurance and types of unemployment benefits in Canada.
In the Persons Case in the 1920s, five Alberta women fought and won a legal and political battle to have women recognized as persons under the BNA Act.
Customs regulations for bringing alcohol into Canada.
The name Canada was first used by Jacques Cartier in 1535. It wasn't the only name considered by the Fathers of Confederation in 1867 though.
How to apply online for Canadian employment insurance.
Voters lists and the Permanent Register of Electors for provincial elections in Ontario, Canada.
Explanation of T4 tax slips for employment income for taxpayers to use for their Canadian income tax returns.
Canadian Nellie McClung championed the vote for women and temperance, and was key in the fight for women to be recognized as persons in the Persons Case.
The Bank of Canada holds money from dormant accounts in Canada. You can search for unclaimed bank balances and claim funds that are yours, for free.
Canadian federal and provincial elections voters lists and permanent registers of electors in Canada.
The collision of two ships in Halifax Harbour during World War I caused the world's largest man-made explosion before the nuclear age.
Timeline of the history of the death penalty in Canada and the gradual abolition of capital punishment.
The basics you need to know to file your Canadian income taxes.
Things you need to know to apply for the Canada Pension Plan retirement pension.
Appointment and role of the Governor General of Canada, the representative of the Queen in Canada.
Nova Scotia keeps its tradition of sending a giant Christmas tree to Boston in thanks for assistance after the Halifax explosion in 1917.
Ontario combines its provincial sales tax and the federal goods and services tax to create a single harmonized sales tax (HST).
Rules and filing claimants reports to receive Employment Insurance benefits when you're unemployed in Canada.
On April 1, 2014, the salaries of Canadian members of parliament went up 2.2 percent.
The British North America Act, now called the Constitution Act 1867, is one of the base documents of the Canadian constitution.
French navigator Jacques Cartier explored the east coast of Canada and the St. Lawrence River and was responsible for naming Canada.
A massive general strike crippled the city of Winnipeg in the summer of 1919. Government reaction was aggressive and the workers gained little.
Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for returning Canadian residents bringing tobacco into Canada.
Provincial premiers in Canada are the heads of government in the provinces, and they have the responsibilities to go with that leadership role.
To find out the status of your Canadian immigration application, try the Client Application Status online service from Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Fact sheets on the provinces and territories of Canada - geography, government and industry.
The Dieppe raid in World War II was a test for the full-scale invasion of western Europe, and it was a disaster for the Canadians.
Sale of Canadian PERMANENT postage stamps suspended until 2014 price hikes take effect in March 2014.
How, where and when to submit applications for employment insurance in Canada.
How to get a Canadian income tax package - online, by mail, by phone or in person.
How long it takes to get a temporary resident visa for Canada.
How to read PDF files. Canada Online.
Description of a T4A income tax information slip in Canada.
Description of the Canada Revenue Agency or CRA and what it does.
A founding province of Canada, Nova Scotia is nearly surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and is known for high tides, lobster, fish, blueberries and apples.
Canadian senators review legislation, act as watchdogs on the federal government and represent regional constituents.
Definition and origin of the name of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.
The basics on temporary work permits for foreign workers in Canada: who needs a temporary work permit, how to apply for one, and how they work.
The role and responsibilities of Canadian members of parliament.
The first Prime Minister of Canada and a Father of Confederation, Sir John A. Macdonald combined a vision of Canada with alcoholism.
Age of consent in Canada - Definition of the age of consent for sexual activity in Canada.
Events during the October Crisis in Canada in 1970, when the FLQ kidnapped two public officials and the War Measures Act was invoked.
When and how to check on the status of your Canadian income tax refund and what might be holding it up.
Changes in the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) make it important to assess your own circumstances and make an informed decision about when to apply for it.
Key facts about Halifax, Nova Scotia, including population, Halifax regional government, Halifax attractions and the weather.
From 1885 to 1923 Chinese immigration to Canada was discouraged by a head tax, and then by the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act.
Biography, professional and political background of Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada and Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.
The Canadian government raises the eligible age for Old Age Security benefits to age 67, but gives plenty of notice.
Customs regulations for bringing tobacco into Canada.
Different methods of paying the balance owing on your Canadian income taxes.
Explanation of T5 tax slips for investment income issued to taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
Read up on the background, politics and accomplishments of the men and woman who have held the position of Prime Minister of Canada since 1867.
Explanation of T4A tax slips for pension, retirement, annuity and other income.
Definition of an election riding in Canada
Key facts about the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Key facts about the province of Alberta, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Definition of the goods and services tax or GST in Canada.
When you move, you can change your Canadian mailing address online using a Web tool from Canada Post.
Key facts about the province of Quebec, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Simple step-by-step instructions on replacing a lost or stolen Canadian passport
Description of a T4 income tax information slip in Canada.
My Account, a Canada Revenue Agency service, provides online access to your personal income tax information.
Jean Chretien, Prime Minister of Canada - biography, professional and political background.
It wasn't until 1965 that Canada had its own national flag. Learn about the controversy surrounding its design and the symbolism of the maple leaf flag.
This federal government program provides money for eligible low-income seniors in Canada to supplement their Old Age Security (OAS) pensions.
Key facts about the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Key facts about Manitoba, the province right in the centre of Canada.
Social activist Emily Murphy was the first woman police magistrate in Canada. She led the fight for women to be recognized as persons in the Persons Case.
Learn about the role of the Prime Minister of Canada, the current Prime Minister of Canada and Canadian prime ministers in history.
Customs regulations for reporting money at the Canadian border, when you either enter or leave Canada.
Mackenzie King was the longest-serving Prime Minister of Canada and introduced many of Canada's social welfare policies. Bland in public, he had a quirky spiritual side.
Definition of the harmonized sales tax or HST in Canada.
Canada Post has raised postage rates again in 2013.
Description of the Old Age Security pension in Canada.
Key facts about the province of Ontario, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Definition and origin of the name of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
If you file your Canadian income taxes late, you may have to pay both a penalty and interest.
A selection of Christmas and holiday music CDs from Canadian music artists and bands, from Diana Krall to the Barenaked Ladies.
If you need to make changes to your Canadian income tax return, here's how to do it online and by mail.
Be sure to inform the Canada Revenue Agency when you move, so benefit payments and refunds are not disrupted.
Key facts about the Northwest Territories, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Key facts about the province of Saskatchewan, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Canadians travelling abroad should consider getting an International Driving Permit (IDP). It's simple and inexpensive.
Key facts about the city of Edmonton, Alberta, including population, municipal government, Edmonton attractions and the weather.
Key facts about Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, including population, government, attractions and the weather.
Cabinet or executive council - definition of cabinet and executive council in Canadian government.
Definition of Royal Assent in the legislative process in Canada.
If you are a first-time home buyer in Canada, you could be eligible for a non-refundable tax credit of $750.
Key facts about the province of British Columbia, Canada - geography, government and industry.
The definition of official languages in Canada.
Contact information to write, phone or fax Stephen Harper, the Prime Minister of Canada.
A simple explanation of the basics of federal elections in Canada.
Definition of the term governor in council in Canada.
Current federal Members of Parliament in Canada.
How to apply for a Canadian Permanent Resident Card or renew your Canadian Permanent Resident Card.
Tommy Douglas was an inspiring leader, as a Baptist minister, as Premier of Saskatchewan and as the first leader of the New Democratic Party.
John Diefenbaker was a spellbinding speaker who championed civil rights and defended the underdog. As Prime Minister he was not an effective manager.
Key facts about Winnipeg, Manitoba, including population, Winnipeg city government, attractions and the weather.
Elections Canada maintains the National Register of Electors, a database of basic information on electors for Canadian federal elections.
Four ways to find out your RRSP contribution limit for your income taxes in Canada.
The representatives of British North America colonies who attended the three major conferences on Canadian Confederation.
Definition of a majority government in Canada.
Key facts about the territory of Nunavut, Canada - geography, government and industry.
The ice storm of 1998 directly affected more people than any other previous weather event in Canadian history.
The Home Buyers Plan lets Canadian residents use their RRSPs to help pay for a first home without tax consequences.
Definition and origin of the name of the province of Ontario Canada
Prime Minister of Canada for 15 years, Pierre Trudeau fought for a united Canada with a strong federal government and a just society.
Explanation of T3 tax slips for mutual funds and trust income for taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
Contact information to write, phone or fax Christy Campbell, the Premier of British Columbia, Canada.
Key facts about the province of New Brunswick, Canada - geography, government and industry.
Definition of the head of state in Canada.
Definition and origin of the name of the province of Quebec, Canada.
A fire swept through the Canadian Parliament Buildings on a February night in 1916, killing seven and reducing the Centre Block to icy rubble.
In World War II, Canada's management of the BCATP provided the Allies with more than 130,000 trained air crew.
Member of the legislative assembly - definition of member of the legislative assembly or MLA in Canada.
Explanation of T4A(P) tax slips for Canada Pension Plan benefits issued to taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.
House of Commons - definition of House of Commons in Canada.
Definition and origin of the name of the province of British Columbia, Canada.
Eligibility requirements for voting in a Canadian federal election.
In 1915, the second Battle of Ypres established the reputation of the Canadians as a fighting force as they held their ground against chlorine gas attacks.
Kim Campbell was the first woman to be Prime Minister of Canada. She can also claim other firsts for Canadian women in government.
Definition and origin of the name of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
How to identify suspicious mail in Canada, and what to do if you receive a suspicious letter or parcel.
Canadian senators make a basic salary and get paid extra for additional responsibilities, such as chairing Senate committees.
Step by step instructions on how to apply to become a Canadian citizen
Simple step-by-step instructions on joining Canada's Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the RCMP.
How to register to vote in the Canadian federal election.
Government regulations for child car seats and seat belts in Canada, including installation, tips and safety alerts.