Useful Links

Living as a Couple

Régie des rentes du Québec

Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan

Purchasing a Property

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Crown corporation offering mortgage loan insurance products.

Having a Child

Baby is on the way
Quebec government information guide on the government formalities to take when a child is born.

Canada Education Savings Grant Program
Information on the Canada Education Savings Grant (Human Resources Development Canada site).

Services for Children
Guide to Government of Canada services for children and their families.

Going Into Business

Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Customs and Revenue Agency provides information brochures and services to explain taxation and tax requirements.

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
The Business Development Bank of Canada publishes an online step-by-step guide to starting a business. It also provides links to online tools and useful sites.

Canada Business Service Centres (CBSCs)
Canada Business Service Centres provide access to government information on the business world. CBSCs possess a wide variety of information on programs, services and regulations established by the governments. Their goal is to answer your questions on how to start up a business or develop an existing business.

Communication-Québec
The guide Starting a Business (in French only) lists the main government formalities you must to take to start a business.

Industry Canada
Industry Canada offers a wealth of information and a range of programs and services.

BusinessGateway.ca
This federal government site provides access to the principal government services and information that will help you launch, manage and develop a business.

Planning Your Retirement

Régie des rentes du Québec

Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan

Planning Your Estate

Canada Revenue Agency
Information on income and other taxes as well as online services.

Veterans Affairs Canada
Site devoted to Canadian veterans and veterans in general.

Chambre des notaires du Québec
Information on the role, main duties and professional services of notaries.

Commission administrative des régimes de retraite et d’assurances du gouvernement du Québec (CARRA) 
The Commission administrative des régimes de retraite et d’assurances (CARRA) administers the pension and insurance plans that are entrusted to it by the Government of Québec or pursuant to legislation.

Superannuation Directorate
The Superannuation Directorate is the primary office responsible for the administration of the pension plan for federal public service employees, in accordance with the Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA).

La Fondation Diane Hébert for organ donations 
La Fondation Diane Hébert for organ donations provides information and services offered by the foundation.

Le Directeur de l’état civil 
Le Directeur de l’état civil provides information as well as birth, marriage and death certificates.

Social Insurance Number 
Site of Human Resources Development Canada.

What to Do in the Event of Death 
Government of Québec information guide on the government formalities to take when a death occurs.

Revenu Québec
Information and services offered by the Ministère du Revenu du Québec.