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Ontario & Canada

Below you will find Ontario & Canada specific online resources that will help you meet your information needs.

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test Canadian Citizenship Practice Tests

Take the Canadian Citizenship Course and get access to all the test questions on the actual citizenship test for free using our coupon code: SSM633

For detailed instructions for signing up and using the coupon code, please refer to the instructional PDF found here.
the canadian The Canadian Encyclopedia

With more than 19,000 articles and 30,000 multimedia items including images, maps, games, audio, and video, this is Canada’s encyclopedia charting the country’s events, culture, history, landscape and people. It offers accurate updated information about our people and country in both official languages (English/French).   
CBC Corner - English & French

Discover the best Canadian shows, stories & more. This one-of-a-kind digital portal allows you to access a wide variety of content including trusted news, local stories, entertaining TV and radio shows, award-winning podcasts, educational kids content, innovative podcasts, a free English and French language learning app, news in foreign languages and much more!
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) produces clear, accurate and practical legal information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Search topics such as housing law, criminal law, consumer law and more.
The Canadian Legal Information Institute

The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) is a non-profit organization founded by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada on behalf of its 14-member law societies. CanLII provides open online access to judicial decisions and legislative documents that cover laws and legal decisions from all Canadian jurisdictions. Dictionary of Canadian Biography

The Dictionary of Canadian Biography is a biographical reference work developed and maintained by the University of Toronto. It contains extensive information of those who have had a significant historical role in Canada. Biographies include Jacques Cartier, Sir John A. MacDonald, Louis Riel, and Alexander Graham Bell.

This online resource provides G1 practice tests for anyone that is preparing for the written portion of their G1 driving exam.

NOTE: This is NOT an official G1 test website, please visit for more information about licenses and driving tests.
inaturalist logo iNaturalist

iNaturalist Canada combines one of the world’s most popular nature apps with a bilingual interface and helps you instantly identify plants and animals anywhere you go; from backyards and neighborhoods to remote forests and countrysides. Get connected with a community of over a million scientists and naturalists who can help you learn more about nature! What’s more, by recording and sharing your observations, you’ll create research quality data for scientists working to better understand and protect nature.
government of canada Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

ISED works with Canadians in all areas of the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, and build increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.
Toronto entomologists' association

Ontario Butterfly Atlas

The Ontario Butterfly Atlas is a project of the Toronto Entomologists' Association (TEA). The TEA has been accumulating records and publishing seasonal summaries for more than 50 years, with the first edition appearing in 1969. This Atlas allows you to see what butterflies have been sighted in different parts of Ontario. 

Service Ontario Link Service Ontario

Service Ontario provides government services including birth, death and marriage certificates, driver's licenses, health cards, outdoors cards, and proof of age cards.
gov of canada Statistics Canada

An official Government of Canada site, Statistics Canada has complied statistical information from various industry sectors, census data, consumer price indexes and more. 
Waking up Ojibwe Anishinaabemodaa

Waking Up Ojibwe

This is a wonderful multimedia resource for Anishinaabemowin language learning activities. This website offers online language lessons and resources. It offers a breakdown and explanation of how the language is constructed, as well as word lists, numbers, months, word games, vowel sounds, grammar, and an alphabet.