- Bank of Canada
This site is a valuable resource for economic archives, bond and security information, exchange rates, inflation and monetary policy.
- Business Development Bank of Canada
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is Canada's small business bank. BDC plays a leadership role in delivering timely and relevant financial and management services, with a particular focus on the emerging and exporting sectors of the economy.
- Canada Customs and Revenu Agency (CCRA)
Information on customs, taxes, child and family benefits and tax credit programmes.
Canada's Pacific Gateway Strategy
Canada's Pacific Gateway is a multimodal network of transportation infrastructure focused on trade with Asia. It is comprised of interconnected public and privately owned assets, including ports, airports, rail and road systems.
- Canada Post
- Canadian Trade Policy
Portal to helpful resources for doing business with Canada and for Canadians to do business abroad.
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Portal site for future citizens and immigration to Canada with information on application, policy and regulations.
- Department of Finance
Finance Canada plans and prepares the federal government's budget, analyzes and designs tax policies, and develops rules and regulations for Canada's banks and other financial institutions. It also monitors economic and financial developments in Canada and provides policy advice on a wide range of economic issues.
- Foreign Affairs Canada
Promotes Canadian security, prosperity and values abroad.
- Government of Canada
Access information on Canada, its government, and federal programs and services organized into categories.
- Provinces and Territories
Contains links to the official government Web sites of Canada's provinces and territories.
- Statistics Canada
The national statistical agency providing information on Canadian business, economy and society.
Business and Investment Links
- Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada
Facilitates the development of public policy on higher education and to encourage cooperation among universities and governments, industry, communities, and institutions in other countries.
- Canada Student Loans Program
Promotes accessibility to post-secondary education by lowering financial barriers through the provision of loans and grants for Canadians with a demonstrated financial need. (Applies to Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents)
- Canadian Universities
Helpful listing of Canadian universities.
- Education Canada
Provides access, for both the international education community and international students, to Canadian education resources on the Internet.
Search through the extensive database to find scholarships, student awards, bursaries and grants. You'll also find information about student loans, applications and budget planning.
Find information on more than 1,700 universities, colleges and career colleges in Canada, including admission requirements, costs, programs and contact details. Search by keyword for programs, schools, careers and scholarships.
Over 7,000 Learning Resources, and @SchoolNet Today - a daily information news service on the world of e-learning.
Find the right university, college, career college, language school, secondary (high) school or elementary school for you. Learn about visas, tuition, application requirements and learn about Canada and Canadian education.
- Studying in Canada
Practical information for foreign students.
- Studying in Canada: A Guide for Foreign Students
- Work Opportunities for Foreign Students
Practical information for foreign students who wish to work in Canada.
Canadian Tourism Commission
Works in partnership with the country's tourism industry to increase awareness of and interest in Canada as a premiere four-season tourism destination.
- Canada Virtual Tour
View Canada from coast to coast with this virtual tour.
- Travel Canada
Discover the attractions and activities Canada has to offer.
- National Capital Commission
Learn all about Canada's capital –- its history, geography, tourist attractions and much more.
- Parks Canada
Access a list of national and provincial parks Web sites as well as links to outdoor recreation Web sites.
- Protecting Our Borders and Skies
Get practical information to help you prepare for a smoother trip while ensuring the safety and security of travellers.
- Travel and Passports
Access travel related programs and services for Canadians such as tourism Web sites, official travel reports by country, and much more.
- BC Stats
Statistical information on population, labour force, business economics, etc.
- City of Vancouver
Municipal government website.
- City of Victoria
Official site of the city, with information about its departments and facilities, businesses, city services, recreation and tourist attractions.
- Courts of British Columbia
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC)
Aprovincial Crown corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to B.C. motorists.The Corporation is responsible for driver licensing, vehicle registration and licensing.
Law Society of British Columbia
Governing body for the legal profession in the province. Includes licensing and membership, publications and forms and a lawyer lookup.
- Ministry of Education
- Province of British Columbia
Official portal to provincial public services in British Columbia.
- Vancouver Public Library (VPL)
- Worksafe BC
Agency responsible for inspection, prevention, information, training, compensation, and rehabilitation activities in British Columbia.
Business and Investment Links
- Vancouver Business Network Forum
To benefit from the mutual sharing of valuable information and experience, gained through VBNF connections, working together to achieve the maximum degree of success possible, and at the same time to provide shared, and effective, cost-saving services.
- BC's Asia Pacific Gateway Program
- BC Biotech
Non-profit industry association devoted to the promotion and development of a strong commercial biotechnology industry in British Columbia.
BC Check Up
BC Check-Up measures the province as a place in which to live, work and invest.
- Business Council of British Columbia
An association representing approximately 200 large and medium-sized enterprises engaged in business in British Columbia.
Invest British Columbia
A partnership of provincial, federal and local economic development organizations working togetherto expand business investment in British Columbia.
Small Business BC
Offers support and resources for those running or starting a small business in British Columbia and Vancouver.
T-Net British Columbia
Technology portal. News, jobs, stock information for BC public companies, business and investment opportunities, and links to companies and universities.
- British Columbia Centre for International Education
A leader in the successful development and promotion of international education in British Columbia.
Capilano College (NorthVancouver)
Offers a complete range of preparatory courses, university transfer courses, business and management studies, creative and applied arts programs, health and human services programs, plus a range of services in support of student learning and success.
Royal Roads University (Victoria)
Offers a combination of highly focused professional programs and an accessible learning model.
- Langara College (Vancouver)
The college provides University Transfer, Career, and Continuing Studies programs and courses to more than 23,000 students.
- University of British Columbia (UBC)
The University of British Columbia's central web site.
University of Victoria, British Columbia Known for excellence in teaching, research, co-operative education and service to the community, the University of Victoria has become one of the leading universities in Canada. Vancouver Community College
Serves nearly 26,000 students a year in first-year university, health, hospitality, business, English as a Second Language, adult basic education, career access, continuing studies, trades, computing, technology, music and more.
- BC Ferries
Current conditions at major terminals, services and ships, routes and schedules and fares.
British Columbia Adventure Network
On-line guide to British Columbia travel destinations, vacations, accommodations, resorts, tours, eco-adventures, ski hills, guest ranches, and more.
- Drive BC
A traveller information system with road conditions and event information available in map and printable text.
- Tourism BC
Official site of Tourism British Columbia. Includes places to go, things to do, accommodations and a trip planner.
Tourism overview, attractions, event facilities, community profiles, transportation details, accommodations and restaurants directory.
- WHERE Vancouver
A provincial, municipal and industry partnership created to provide valuable information to businesses and individuals interested in starting a business or locating to Alberta.
Alberta Securities Commission
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) is the industry-funded provincial corporation responsible for maintaining the efficiency and integrity of the capital markets in Alberta.
Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD)
World renown school of Art, keeping in touch tradition and focused on the future. Curricula in Fabrics, Jewellery, Metallurgy, Sculpture, Painting and Digital Imaging.
NorQuest College (Edmonton)
E quipping individuals with the educational qualifications to progress to the workplace or onto further education.
- Travel Alberta
Official travel and tourism portal offering Alberta promotional items, post cards, screen savers and extensive links to attractions, events and tourist information.
Online version of the travel magazine, with information on shopping, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, and more.
- City of Whitehorse
- Government of Yukon
Programs, Services and Information.
Business and Investment Links
Canada-Yukon Business Service Centre
Not-for-profit organization supported by the government to provide businesses with access to accurate, timely and relevant information and referrals.
Yukon Chamber of Commerce Offers community and business information, festivals and events, a virtual tour and contact information.
- Yukon College
Yukon College, in Whitehorse, offers excellent, relevant, and accessible learning opportunities at one of Canada's exceptional small colleges.
Articles on business, the economy, corporate profiles, technology and finance.
Seeks to provide thoughtful commentary and views on the culture, politics, and economy of the province. Each issue includes art listings, a short story, and a glimpse into an Alberta garden.
Asian Pacific Post
Specialises in providing Asian news and views with a Canadian perspective.
Includes listings, schedule information, news, and more.
British Columbia Magazine
Online home of the magazine which entertains and enlightens readers with profiles of B.C.'s places and people.
Canadian newspaper family with national, world, business, sports, and lifestyle news.
Canadian Radio Stations
List of Canadian radio stations with call letters, frequencies, city base, and web sites provided.
CBC British Columbia
Contains television and radio program schedules, contact information, and an online news source.
As a multicultural television station for the Vancouver market, channel m does in-house productions and works with independent producers to develop new programs to create 55 hours per week of local programming.
City TV Vancouver
Vancouver's CityTV station, with a broadcast schedule, news, personality profiles, and more.
Features local as well as national news, editorials, classifieds, and more.
Globe and Mail
Carries Canadian news, business, sports, entertainment, arts, and editorial coverage.
Canada's first and only independent government newspaper; contains information about Canada's parliament, its politicians and their staff, and the Federal bureaucracy.
Canadian national daily newspaper offering news, commentary, and diversions.
Community newspaper featuring local news, sports, and opinions.
Includes local, national and international news, sports, classifieds, editorial, and more.
Covers local area news, sports, and entertainment stories.
Latest headlines, arts and entertainment coverage, weather, classifieds, and event information.
Canadian general-interest magazine with an international outlook.
Canada's 24-hours-a-day weather channel for the latest weather news and forecasts. Includes weather maps, watches, and warnings as well as travel and activity-related forecasts.
Online home of the local Vancouver weekly. Includes news, entertainment listings, classifieds, and more.
Based in Calgary, Alberta, the Western Standard is a bi-weekly news and views magazine.
Daily newspaper covering all aspects of the Yukon's arts, culture, news, and politics.
Quarterly journal with historical essays about the Yukon and Alaska, character profiles, personal memoirs, fiction, and black and white photographs.