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Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:09:56 +0000

 



Use My Service Canada Account For Your Personal...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

How to view and update your personal EI, CPP and OAS files online using a My Service Canada Account.



Be Aware of Extra Costs if You Shop Online for...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

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.



What Are Postal Codes in Canada?

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Look up postal codes for Canada using street addresses. Find out what the format means, and where to place them in address labels.



Here's the Address to Write to Santa to Be Sure...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Canada Post volunteers help Santa answer his mail with the Write to Santa program. Includes tips for teachers.



What Are the Canadian Prime Minister's...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

The responsibilities of the Prime Minister of Canada, the most powerful role in Canadian politics and how it relates to other aspects of government.



What Do Canadian Provincial Premiers Do?

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Provincial premiers in Canada are the heads of government in the provinces, and they have the responsibilities to go with that leadership role.



The Thriving Capital Cities of Canada

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Canada has 10 provinces and three territories, and each has its own capital. Read about the provincial capital cities and the capital, Ottawa.



Abbreviations for Canada's 13 Provinces and...

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Use these official postal abbreviations of provinces and territories in Canada on mail to and in Canada.



What's the Legal Drinking Age in Canada?

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The legal age at which you can buy and drink alcohol in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.



How You Can Apply for Canadian Employment...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

How to apply online for Canadian employment insurance. Guide to online application and also where to apply in person.



Decisions to Make Before You Apply for Your CPP...

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Things you need to know to apply for the Canada Pension Plan retirement pension.



Save on Duties and Taxes When You Mail Gifts to...

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How to stay clear of duties and taxes when mailing gifts to Canada. Useful information such as links to exchange rates.



What Does Age of Majority Mean in Canada?

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The age of majority in Canada is the age at which a person is considered by law to be an adult. It is 18 or 19 depending on the province or territory.



My Account: Your Personal Canadian Income Tax...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

My Account, a Canada Revenue Agency service, provides you with secure online access to your personal income tax information.



What Ontario's Switch to a Harmonized Sales Tax...

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Ontario combines its provincial sales tax and the federal goods and services tax to create a single harmonized sales tax (HST).



How Much Do Canadian MPs Get Paid in 2015-16?

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On April 1, 2015 salaries of Canadian members of parliament went up 2.3 percent. The increase also applies to payment for extra duties.



Halifax, Nova Scotia is Under the Constant...

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Key facts about Halifax, Nova Scotia, including population, Halifax regional government, Halifax attractions and the weather.



The Canada Pension Plan is More Flexible Now,...

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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.



What Do Canadian Members of Parliament Do?

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The role and responsibilities of Canadian members of parliament.



What is Parliament in Canada and Who Works There?

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Learn the basics about the Parliament of Canada, the legislative branch of the Canadian federal government.



What is the Legal Age to Buy Cigarettes in...

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The legal minimum age to buy tobacco products as determined by individual provinces and territories in Canada.



How to File Your Canadian Income Tax Return

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What you need to know to file your Canadian income taxes - information you need to have, ways to file and pay your taxes, and where to get help.



7 Canadian Employment Insurance Benefits

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Canadian Employment Insurance and types of unemployment benefits in Canada.



Things You Need to Know to Celebrate Canada Day!

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Things you need to know to celebrate Canada Day, marking the birthday of Canadian Confederation.



How Capital Punishment Was Abolished in Canada

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Timeline of the history of the death penalty in Canada and the gradual abolition of capital punishment.



Changing Your Postal Address Online

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

When you move, you can change your Canadian mailing address online using a Web tool from Canada Post.



Will the Changes to Canadian Old Age Security...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

The Canadian government raises the eligible age for Old Age Security benefits to age 67, but gives plenty of notice.



Learn About Canadian Prime Ministers and Their...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Learn about the role of the Prime Minister of Canada, the current Prime Minister of Canada and Canadian prime ministers in history.



Abolition of Capital Punishment in Canada

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Canadian murder rate stays low without capital punishment in Canada.



Queen Elizabeth Has Made 22 Official Visits to...

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Queen Elizabeth has made 22 official Royal visits to Canada since she came to the throne. Here is a brief outline of those Royal visits.



How to Check on Your Canadian Tax Refund

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When and how to check on the status of your Canadian income tax refund and what might be holding it up.



Do You Know the Sales Tax Rate in Your Province?

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Check the current rates for sales taxes (GST, PST and HST) in each of the provinces and territories in Canada.



Where to file Claimants Reports to Receive...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Rules and filing claimants reports to receive Employment Insurance benefits when you're unemployed in Canada.



The Birth of Canadian Confederation

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The three conferences at which colonies in British North America hammered out the terms for creating the Dominion of Canada in 1867.



When Did Canada's Provinces and Territories...

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Canadian Confederation took place in 1867, and originally included four provinces. There are now 10 provinces and three territories in Canada.



How Much Alcohol Can Visitors Bring Into Canada?

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for visitors bringing alcohol into Canada. Specific guidelines for the amount of alcohol allowed.



What Is a Canadian T4A Tax Slip?

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Explanation of T4A tax slips for pension, retirement, annuity and other income.



Write to the Premier of Nova Scotia

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Contact information to write, phone or fax Stephen McNeil, the Premier of Nova Scotia, Canada.



Edmonton, Capital of Alberta and Gateway to the...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Key facts about the city of Edmonton, Alberta, including population, municipal government, Edmonton attractions and the weather.



Do You Know the Minimum Wage in Your Province?

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

The hourly minimum wage in Canada in each of the provinces and territories. Itemized list of minimum wage rates by province in Canada.



How Much do Canadian Senators Make?

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Canadian senators make a basic salary and get paid extra for additional responsibilities, such as chairing Senate committees.



The Canadian Embassy and 13 Consulates in the...

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Contact information for the Canadian embassy in Washington, DC, and Canadian consulates in the United States.



Reforming Canada's Pension System

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Prime Minister Harper has opened the floodgates for Canadian opinions on reforming the Canadian pension system.



Treat Your Canadian Social Insurance Number...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

When to use your Canadian Social Insurance Number and protecting your privacy in Canada.



Fast Facts About Ottawa, Canada's Capital

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Key facts about Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, including population, government, attractions and the weather.



Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sits at the Heart of Canada

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Key facts about Winnipeg, Manitoba, including population, Winnipeg city government, attractions and the weather.



Key Facts About Canada's Provinces and...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Fact sheets on the provinces and territories of Canada - geography, government and industry.



Eye Opening Facts About Nova Scotia

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

A founding province of Canada, Nova Scotia is nearly surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and is known for high tides, lobster, blueberries and apples.



7 Things You Have to Do to Apply for a Canada...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Simple step-by-step instructions on applying for your old age security pension in Canada



A Simple Explanation of a Canadian Federal...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Here's a simple explanation of the basics of how a federal election works in Canada.



Your Introduction to T4 Slips and Other...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Common T4 and other income tax slips issued for Canadian taxpayers to use when filing their Canadian income tax returns.



Explorations of Jacques Cartier, Who Named Canada

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French navigator Jacques Cartier explored the east coast of Canada and the St. Lawrence River and was responsible for naming Canada.



What Are the Responsibilities of Canadian...

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Canadian senators review legislation, act as watchdogs on the federal government and represent regional constituents.



Customs Exemptions for Returning Canadians

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Customs exemptions for Canadian residents bringing goods into Canada increased June 1, 2012. Helps you calculate your personal exeptions.



This Provincial Capital Gets Credit for the...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Charlottetown, PEI is a safe, family community with a low cost of living, good weather and a great sense of heritage.



5 Ways to Pay Your Canadian Income Taxes

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

There are a variety of different ways for you to choose how to pay the balance owing on your Canadian income taxes.



How the Persons Case Brought Recognition to...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

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.



There Was Violent Reaction to the Winnipeg...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

A massive general strike crippled the city of Winnipeg in the summer of 1919. Government reaction was aggressive and the workers gained little.



This WWI Disaster Destroyed Half of Halifax

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The collision of two ships in Halifax Harbour during World War I caused the world's largest man-made explosion before the nuclear age.



What a Difference a Year Makes. Canada Post...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

After a year working with its aggressive action plan, Canada Post has made some progress and actually reported a profit in the third quarter of 2014.



What You Need In Order to Apply for a Canadian...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Step-by-step instructions on how to apply for your Canadian passport.



Who Led the Battle to Have Women Recognized as...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Social activist Emily Murphy was one of five women who fought, and won, a legal and political battle to have women recognized as persons in Canada.



How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Step by step instructions on how to apply to become a Canadian citizen



Filing Your Canadian Taxes Online. It's Quick...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Most Canadians can now file their income taxes online. It's quick. It's easy. And if the government owes you money, you'll get your refund faster.



How Canada Got Its Name

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How Much Tobacco Can Canadian Residents Bring...

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Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for returning Canadian residents bringing tobacco into Canada.



Canadian Embassies and Consulates Online

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Index to Canadian embassies and consulates online - Web sites, street addresses and phone and fax numbers.



This Prime Minister Pushed for a "Just Society"...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Prime Minister of Canada for 15 years, Pierre Trudeau fought for a united Canada with a strong federal government and a just society.



Whitehorse is the Spectacular and Active...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Whitehorse is a beautiful capital city surrounded by magnificent scenery. It has a small-town feel with all the modern amenities.



Nunavut - A Canadian Arctic Territory

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

The Canadian territory of Nunavut was created in April 1999, changing the boundaries of Canada for the first time since 1949.



Victoria, BC: A Taste of Britain and a Gateway...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Key facts about Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, including population, Victoria city government, attractions and the weather.



Find and Claim Forgotten Bank Accounts in Canada

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

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.



Why and When You Can Expect a T3 Tax Slip

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Explanation of T3 tax slips for mutual funds and trust income for taxpayers to use when completing their Canadian income tax returns.



What is a Riding in Canadian Elections?

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What is a riding in Canada? It is an electoral district for federal, provinicial, or territorial elections. See how these are drawn up and change.



What was Canada's Chinese Exclusion Act and...

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From 1885 to 1923 Chinese immigration to Canada was discouraged by a head tax, and then by the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act.



Understanding T4 Slips for Filing Your Canadian...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Explanation of T4 tax slips for employment income for taxpayers to use for their Canadian income tax returns.



Big Changes Coming to Canada's Postal System

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Canada Post is phasing out home delivery as one of its initiatives to return the Post Office to financial sustainability by 2019.



Canadian Federal Government - How it Works

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Services provided by the Canadian federal government to individuals and to business, inside Canada and out. Page 3.



The "Little Guy From Shawinigan" Led Three...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Jean Chretien, Prime Minister of Canada - biography, professional and political background.



Paying Installments on Your Canadian Income Taxes

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

If not enough income tax was withheld from your income over a year, you may be required to pay income tax in installments. Here's how it works.



What Are the Rules About Bringing Alcohol Into...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

What are the Canadian customs regulations for the amount of alcohol you can bring into the country without paying any duty or taxes? It can vary.



Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall

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Positive and cautious at the same time, Brad Wall is hugely popular in his home province and won a second majority government in 2011.



This Man Was Prime Minister of Canada for More...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

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.



In WWII Canada Provided Air Training for the...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

In World War II, Canada's management of the BCATP provided the Allies with more than 130,000 trained air crew.



Rachel Notley: The Woman Who Defeated the...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Rachel Notley became Premier of Alberta in 2015, leading the NDP to victory after 43 years of Progressive Conservative governments in the province.



Yellowknife: Memories of Gold and a Future of...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Key facts about Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories. Built on gold prospecting, it is now growing with diamonds.



Biographies of the 22 Prime Ministers of Canada...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

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.



Alberta is an Energy-Rich Canadian Province,...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Key facts about the province of Alberta, Canada - geography, government and industry.



Canada Finally Got a Flag of Her Own in 1965

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

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.



Bringing Alcohol Home: Customs Regulations for...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Customs regulations and duty-free allowances for returning canadian residents bringing alcohol into Canada.



International Travel For Canadians

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Essential resources for Canadians travelling outside the country



10 Firsts for Canadian Women in Government

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Ten historical firsts - from the first Canadian woman member of parliament to the first woman Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.



Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Gun Crimes Bill

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

This bill to toughen sentences on gun crimes in Canada became part of the Tackling Violent Crime Act passed in 2008.



What Does the Governor General of Canada Do?

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Much of the role of the Governor General of Canada is ceremonial, but some of his or her official duties can be key to governing Canada.



Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's First Prime...

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

The first Prime Minister of Canada and a Father of Confederation, Sir John A. Macdonald combined a vision of Canada with alcoholism.



The First Woman Aircraft Designer in the World...

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Pierre Trudeau's Death Leaves Canada a Large...

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Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, died in September 2000, leaving a legacy of justice and equality, and a bilingual Canada that includes Quebec.



Why and When to Expect a Canadian Tax Review

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

The Canada Revenue Agency conducts different types of tax reviews. Here's when the CRA does them, what they are looking for and how to respond.



What Is a T4A Canadian Income Tax Slip?

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Description of a T4A income tax information slip in Canada.



British Columbia

2016-12-09T11:09:56Z

Definition and origin of the name of the province of British Columbia, Canada.