Canada Business The federal government’s Canada Business Web site provides a great deal of information and resources for establishing and running a business, arranged into broad topics and divided by province or territory.
Canadian Literacy and Learning Network Canadian Literacy and Learning Network is the national hub for research, information and knowledge exchange, increasing literacy and essential skills across Canada.
Government of Canada Publications The government of Canada provides a searchable database of departmental publications covering two decades. The Web site also lists useful links for authors, bookstores, and distributors.
Industry Canada Industry Canada provides information, tools, and resources for Canadian consumers and businesses. The Web site offers useful links for entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations.
International Standard Numbers (ISNs) This site from Library and Archives Canada provides information about the international standard numbers used for categorizing and uniquely identifying published materials. ISBNs are applied to books, pamphlets, CD-ROMs, etc.
Legal Deposit Legal Deposit is the means by which a library (or other institution) is able to gather a comprehensive collection of the publications of a particular nation. Canadian publishers are required by law to send copies of their publications for Legal Deposit.
Library and Archives Canada As Canada’s national library, Library and Archives Canada is the legal depository for all materials published in Canada. In addition to many other resources, the library offers reference assistance, interlibrary loans, and document delivery.
Public Lending Right Commission The Public Lending Right Commission provides payments to Canadian authors for the presence of their books in Canadian public libraries. Information about eligibility, submission procedures, and deadlines are available.