As well as serving as headquarters for most government departments and agencies, the Capital Region is the site of national institutions that shape, define and communicate the Canadian way of life (politically, legally, fiscally and culturally). Institutions related to federal authority are located in the Capital Region, for example: the House of Commons, the Privy Council Office, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the Bank of Canada, the National Archives and many government departments.
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Site describes every aspect of postal services including postal codes, rates, post office locations and sales and services.
Assist in the development of trade between Canada and other nations, sales under international agreement and sales to the U.S. department of defense
IDRC is a Canadian Crown corporation that works in close collaboration with researchers from the developing world in their search for the means to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.
Canada's national mint, on historic Sussex Drive. View over $1 million worth of gold bullion on display. Take a guided tour to learn how coins are produced. Visitors can follow the steps of the minting process on a tour of the facilities in Ottawa. Or, browse through our Boutique, filled with our products. Something for your coin collection, a special gift, or a souvenir of your visit.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is an independent public organization that regulates and supervises the Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications systems.