Eight Useful Canadian Websites
Whether you are a US citizen seeking info on Canada, or a Canadian living in the US (as I am), there is lots information available on the following websites:
1. The Canadian Tourism Commission – www.travelcanada.ca. . Canada’s official tourism website with comprehensive information on planning a trip to Canada.
2. Connect 2 Canada – connect2canada.com. A Canadian Embassy news and resources network for Canadians residing in the United States.
3. Travel Canada – http://travel.gc.ca/?_ga=1.114544004.260139910.1410208749. Canada’s website for Canadians traveling or living abroad. Resources include country information, travel reports and warnings.
4. Canada Border Services Agency – http://travel.gc.ca/returning/border-times. Information on crossing the border (documents needed, what you can bring across, etc) and Canada-U.S. border wait times.
5. Canadian Consolate in Los Angeles – http://can-am.gc.ca/los-angeles. Information and links to various websites related to Canada such as trade and investment and Canada-U.S. Relations. US citizens can apply for a work or study permit here.
6. Passport Canada – www.ppt.gc.ca. On this website you will find everything you need to apply for a Canadian passport.
7. Citizenship and Immigration Canada www.cic.gc.ca. For those with questions regarding immigration to Canada.
8. Social Development Canada – www.sdc.gc.ca. Has info on the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, and Social Insurance.