Canadian Web Links

General Links

Business Gateway
www.canadabusiness.gc.ca/gol/cbec/site.nsf
A single access point to all the government services and information needed to start, run and grow a business in Canada. Links can be found for many topics such as: business start up, tax, statistics, human resources management, importing and exporting and more.

Canada International
www.canadainternational.gc.ca
A comprehensive site about Canada targeted at citizens of other countries. Information on visiting Canada, studying, immigrating and doing business with Canada are all readily available.

Locate a Person or Business in Canada
www.canada411.ca

Meeting and Convention Planning in Canada
www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
Assistance in planning conferences, conventions or trade shows in Canada.

 

Investing in Canada

Canadian Agri-Food Product Suppliers
www.ats.agr.gc.ca/pro/ds-eng.htm
Databases and directories listing Canadian agri-food suppliers.

Invest in Canada
www.investincanada.gc.ca and strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/inica-lic.nsf/en/Home
Assess investment opportunities in Canada with forms and related information for individuals and companies outside of Canada who wish either to start a business or to acquire an existing one. This can help businesses looking to invest or find partners in Canada.

Invest in Canada’s Agri-Food Sector
http://investincanada.gc.ca/eng/industry-sectors/agri-food.aspx
Information on the investment climate in Canada’s agri-food sector.

 

Canada – Export / Import

Canada Border Services Agency
www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
Information including useful tools and resources for importing and exporting goods into or out of Canada, documentation requirements, restrictions, international trade agreements, small business as well as information for visitors to Canada, importing goods by mail, and more from the Canada Border Services Agency.

Canadian Company Capabilities
www.strategis.ic.gc.ca/sc_coinf/ccc/engdoc/homepage.html
Searchable database of over 40,000 Canadian companies, 200,000 products, services, technologies and markets.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
www.inspection.gc.ca/english/toce.shtml
Information on dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada People, environment and economy.

Canadian Importers Database
www.strategis.ic.gc.ca
Strategis is produced by Industry Canada. It provides business and consumer information. It includes the importers database of companies importing goods into Canada, by product and by city.

Canadian Intellectual Property Office
www.strategis.ic.gc.ca
Information on patents, trade-marks, copyrights, industrial design, etc.

Customs Tariffs
www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
The most recent customs tariffs; customs legislation and regulations.

Free Trade Agreements from a Canadian Customs’ Perspective
www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
Requirements, tariff schedules, certificates of origin and general information related to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement, the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement.

Importing Goods into Canada
www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca
A guide to the import process, from reporting and obtaining release of your shipment, to accounting and paying duties and taxes.

Income Tax Information for Non-Resident Corporations
www.ccra-adrc.gc.ca/tax/nonresidents/menu-e.html
Income tax guide for non-resident corporations who do business in Canada.

International Trade Data
www.statcan.gc.ca
Canadian international merchandise trade database – 8 & 10-digit HS levels.

List of Trade Agreements
www.international.gc.ca/tna-nac/menu-en.asp
Information on Canadian actions, negotiations and agreements related to international trade, including dispute settlement, as well as links to Websites of various international trade organizations and institutions.

SourceCan
www.sourcecan.com/e/index.cfm?
SourceCAN allows companies to search for Canadian goods and services and find potential partners.

Taxes and Tariffs
www.fin.gc.ca
Information on taxes and tariffs from the Department of Finance.

The International Business Opportunities Centre
www.canadabusiness.ca
The International Business Opportunities Centre offers a matching service, connecting buyers with Canadian companies – particularly small and medium-sized enterprises.

Trade Data Online
www.ic.gc.ca
Information on the ability to generate customized reports on Canada’s and U.S. trade in goods with over 200 countries.

Trade Facilitation Office Canada
www.tfoc.ca
Assistance to companies from developing countries and transition economy countries wishing to export to Canada.

 

Science and Technology Partners

Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)
www.irap-pari.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/main_e.html
IRAP is a network that stimulates technological innovation in Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises.

Information and Communication Technology Clusters in Canada
www.ic.gc.ca
Information and communication technology sector expertise highlighted by region and industry sector.

 

Entry requirements

Citizenship and Immigration Canada Online
www.cic.gc.ca
Find out everything you need to know about entry requirements to Canada. For work, study or travel, the CIC website has it all.

Entrepreneur/Immigration Inquiry
www.investincanada.gc.ca
Submit your questions related to immigrating to Canada to establish a small- or medium-sized business.

Manual on temporary foreign worker guidelines
www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/manuals/fw/index.asp
Find out everything you need to know about entry requirements to Canada. For work, study or travel, the CIC website has it all.

Working temporarily in Canada
www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/index.asp
Find out everything you need to know about entry requirements to Canada. For work, study or travel, the CIC website has it all.

 

Canadian News

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
www.cbc.ca
Canada’s national news network online.

Online Newspapers – Canada
www.onlinenewspapers.com/canada.htm
Links to many of Canada’s Newspapers including the Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun and Montreal Gazette.

 

Tourism Information

All the tourist information and detailed maps you need to organize your travel to Canada.

Exchange rate converter
www.bankofcanada.ca

Explore Canada by province
www.canada.travel

Maps of Canada
www.atlas.gc.ca

Plan your vacation in Canada
www.canadatourism.ca

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