Helping YouBrowse below for specific items of importance to Southern Albertans including information on steps to resolve your issues and links to online resources.
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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
Statement by Minister Bibeau on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
"Female genital mutilation, also known as 'female genital cutting' or 'female circumcision,' is an abhorrent practice typically carried out on young girls between infancy and age 15."
Nationals of Haiti and Zimbabwe given an additional six months to apply for permanent residence in Canada
The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness today announced that an additional six months have been given to allow certain nationals of Haiti and Zimbabwe to apply for permanent residence without risk of removal from Canada.
Highlights of the Second Weekend of Winterlude
On the program: exciting events, ice sculptures, electrifying performances, a workout circuit, exhibits and much more!