about Canada for visitors and Tourists
this page, we have tried to put together a collection of useful links for people who are
new to Canada as well as Canadians who need information for their day to day activities.
If you can think of any other links that might be missing from this page, send us an
e-mail and we will add your recommended
Government of Canada Primary
Main site for information about Canada, its government and services.
Canadian Passport Office
Search Canada or the USA by business type, name and location. Also
contains a directory of sites offering still pictures and live webcam images of various
Find a person or a business in Canada with this directory compiled
by Canadian telephone companies.
Phone your civil servant
Get the email and phone number of any civil servant in Canada with
Look up postal codes for any address in Canada.
Get maps for any city in Canada.
Find your way around in any city in
Find out what time it is now anywhere
in the world and check the hotels in that area.
| Online News &
| Major Canadian
The Vancouver Sun
Times Colonist -
The Free Press Winnipeg
Regina Leader Post Regina -
The Sun - Calgary, Alberta
The Sun - Edmonton, Alberta
The Citizen - Ottawa
National Post - Toronto
Globe and Mail - Toronto
Toronto Star - Toronto
The Sun - London, Ontario
Le Devoir - Montréal
The Gazette - Montréal
Le Soleil - Québec
Chronicle-Herald - Main newspaper for Halifax and Nova Scotia.
Nature, outdoor bimonthly.
National TV news programs in text, picture and Real Audio format.
Entertainment and public affairs programs, reviews and Real Audio
Text summaries of stories updated hourly with Real Audio links.
Radio Canada International
Text and Real Audio clips in several languages.
reports for Canadian cities from Environment Canada.
The National Atlas of Canada online.
How far is it?
Did you know that Halifax is as far away from Vancouver as it is
from London, England? Measure it yourself.
Pick a community-- any community in Canada, and see it on a map.
Then zoom in close-- in some cases close enough to see individual streets.
Interesting information about Canadian culture, climate, geography
Banking in Canada
Information you need for banking in Canada. Very good website!
Foreign exchange currency rates updated daily.
Toronto Dominion Canada Trust
Royal Bank (RBC)
Royal Bank of Canada Financial Group
Bank of Montreal
Bank of Nova Scotia
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
We have just provided links to the
5 major banks in Canada but here's a list of all the other banks registered to do business
in Canada (July 2002):
1. Amicus Bank
2. Canadian Western Bank
3. Citizens Bank of Canada
4. CS Alterna Bank
5. First Nations Bank of Canada
6. Laurentian Bank of Canada
7. Manulife Bank of Canada
8. National Bank of Canada
9. Presidents Choice Bank
Listen to Canada's national anthem or just read the lyrics.
Shop for items like native handicrafts, Anne of Green Gables dolls,
maple syrup and RCMP beer mugs.
Modes of Transportation in Canada
Air Canada, Westjet
Greyhound bus lines, Voyageur Colonial Lines
List of Ontario Libraries
List of Ottawa Libraries
Association of Universities and Colleges
of Universities and Colleges of Canada represents 93 public and private not-for-profit
universities and university-degree level colleges across Canada.
Study in Canada
and markets Canada as a study destination for foreign students. Explains visas,
e-learning, Canadian educational system, costs, and school search. Also in Arabic, French