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Helping You Topics
Business and the Community
This section includes information on applying for grants, contributions, or other government funding for your community organization.
Canada Revenue Agency
This section includes information related to income tax, GST, child and family tax benefits, disability and corporation rates.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
This section is for those individuals seeking information related to temporary resident visas, work permits, study permits, visitors visas, sponsorship, citizenship and permanent residence.
This section includes application forms and guides including renewal forms, general passport applications, children's passport applications along with information to aid with trip planning.
This section includes information related to employment insurance (EI), old age security (OAS), guaranteed income suppliment (GIS), Canadian pension plan (CPP), and social security.
Government of Canada News
Minister Fast to Participate in TPP Ministerial Meeting
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will travel to Singapore to meet with trade ministers from the countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP ministerial meeting will be held from December 7 to 10, 2013.
Canada Welcomes Progress at WTO
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today concluded his participation at the World Trade Organization's Ninth Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia, by welcoming progress that will re-establish the WTO as an organization that advances trade liberalization around the world.
Minister Shea Highlights Benefits of Canada-European Union Trade Agreement to Newfoundland and Labrador
The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, was in St. John's today to highlight the tremendous benefits the Canada-European trade agreement will bring to workers, businesses and investors throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Minister Shea met with Keith Hutchings, Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, as well as with several stakeholders in the province's fish and seafood industry.