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Foreign Exchange Rates

Pacific Exchange Rate Service - use their database retrieval system to get historical data for any currency, in spreadsheet format.  Specify the desired date range, and get daily or weekly rates, or monthly averages.

Exchange Rates - Bank of Canada

Currency Converter - Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada Historical Noon and Closing Rates - exchange rates for years up to and including April 28, 2017

TD Commercial Banking Foreign Exchange Rates

Interest Rates

Target for the Overnight Rate - Bank of Canada

Prescribed Interest Rates - Canada Revenue Agency

Consumer Price Index

Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Canada, 2000 to Present - Bank of Canada

Statistics Canada

bulletCurrent Consumer Price Index information for Canada and provinces, with access to data back to January 1914.
bulletRelease dates for The Daily, which includes downloadable pdf files showing release dates for each year for selected major economic indicators, including the CPI.
bullet2024 Release dates for The Daily (pdf)

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

CRA forms and publications

Income Tax Folios - Index - these are gradually replacing Income Tax Interpretation Bulletins

List of Cancelled  Income Tax Interpretation Bulletins

Current Income Tax Technical News (ITTN)

CRA Income Tax Audit Manual

Tax Treaties - Canada's tax conventions with other countries

Check CRA Processing Times for Various Services

CRA Contact Information

Contact Information including toll-free telephone numbers and approximate wait times - for International tax and non-resident, scroll down to Assistance by telephone.

Dedicated telephone service for income tax service providers

Tax Services Offices - Addresses, Phone and Fax Numbers - Use the Find A CRA address by choosing your province and type of document or correspondence.

CRA Information for Individuals

CRA home page - English  - Français

Personal Income Tax

Videos and Recorded Webinars for Individuals and Families

Personal income tax forms

Canada Child Benefit

How to Change Your Address with CRA

My Account for individuals

My Payment for individuals and businesses

Paying your income tax by intalments

CRA Information for Businesses

Business or Professional Income and Small Businesses and Self-Employed Income

Businesses Video Gallery

My Business Account

Represent a Client

E-services for Businesses

My Payment for individuals and businesses

Paying corporate income tax instalments

Business Number Registration - one stop registration for CRA programs, as well as programs in Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick and British Columbia.
See also Business Registration Online

GST/HST - Collect, file and remit the GST/HST

RC4405 GST/HST Rulings and Interpretations - Experts in GST/HST Legislation

Prescribed Interest Rates

Tax Treaties

Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), and Service Canada

Service Canada home page

Service Canada Centres - Find one near you

Payment Dates for CPP, OAS, and other government payments

CPP and OAS monthly payment amounts and other statistics

Old Age Security payment amounts and tables of rates for GIS

Old Age Security Return of Income


    - Record of Employment on the Web (ROE Web)

    - Hire and Manage Employees Online Services

Contact Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) re Old Age Security (OAS) or Canada Pension Plan (CPP) questions or other ESDC programs and services.

Use the Service Canada site, without having a My Service Canada account, to:

    - Employment Insurance benefits and leave - Apply for benefits

    - complete your employment insurance report online (using 4 digit access code from your EI benefit statement)

    - apply online for your CPP retirement pension

    - use the Canadian Retirement Income Calculator

    - CPP Statement of Contributions - view and print your statement, or request that it be mailed to you

    - Government of Canada - Disability Benefits

    - Income Security Programs - Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance, Allowance for Survivor, Canada Pension Plan.

My Service Canada Account,  a single point of access to view and update Employment Insurance (EI), Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) information.  You can

bulletview and print your EI/CPP/OAS tax slips used to prepare your tax return
bulletview your CPP/OAS pension and benefit information
bulletview your CPP contributions
bulletapply for EI online, view your EI claim information, complete the EI report online, appeal an EI decision
bulletfind a job using Job Bank
bulletestimate your CPP retirement benefit, and apply for it online
bulletchange your pension and benefit direct deposit information
bulletchange your address and telephone number

Provincial/Territorial Web Sites for Business Information and Services

Canada Business - Service for Entrepreneurs - all provinces/territories

AL   Business and Economic Development

BC   BC Small Business Startup Services and Resources

MB   Manitoba Information and Services for Business

NB   New Brunswick Resources for Business

NL   Newfoundland and Labrador Business and Economic Development

NS   Nova Scotia home page, with links to Business Online Services and more on the Business page.

NT   Northwest Territories Business & Resources

NU   Nunavut home page, and Business page

ON   Ontario Business Services

PE   Prince Edward Island Business Development

QC   Quebec Services for Business and Starting a Business

SK   Saskatchewan Investment and Economic Development

YT   Yukon  - Doing Business

Court Decisions

Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada

Federal Court Decisions

Federal Court of Appeal Decisions

Tax Court of Canada and Access to Judgments

Canadian Legal Information Institute - Courts, Boards and Tribunals

Provincial/Territorial Courts


British Columbia


New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia



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Consolidated Statutes and Regulations of Canada

Income Tax Act and Regulations

Canada Pension Plan and Regulations

Employment Insurance Act and Regulations

Excise Tax Act and Regulations (includes Goods & Services Tax)

Old Age Security Act and Regulations

Canadian Legal Information Institute - Statutes

Canada Gazette - Canada's official newspaper, gives you an opportunity to have a say in all regulations proposed in Canada.

Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act R.S.C., 1985, C. F-8 - re equalization payments to provinces, health transfers, sales tax harmonization, etc.

Other Tax and Legal Resources

David M. Sherman, BA, LLB, LLM, Canadian Tax Lawyer, Author and Consultant
bullet"Doing Magic" Dealing with the Canada Revenue Agency - includes history of cases including GST, income tax, payroll withholdings and collections.

Canadian Taxpayers Federation - Non-profit citizens' advocacy group - Practical tips on the tax dispute and tax litigation process, of interest to self-represented litigants

Video Tax News Technical Interpretations - Judicial and CRA interpretations of Canadian tax law and transactional implications - Judicial and CRA interpretations of Canadian tax law and transactional implications - Excellent legal site, provides statutes and law cases, free e-mail newsletter

Supreme Advocacy LLP - weekly newsletter with summary of Supreme Court Cases

Financial and Investing Resources

CPA Canada's Financial Literacy - free publications, podcasts, virtual sessions, financial literacy sessions for your community, and resource centre. - Ontario Securities Commission Investor Education - BC Securities Commission Invest Right

Yahoo Canada Finance

MSN Money Investing

Globe Investor

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