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Government Services

The Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada provide programs and services that can help you access many services. These services are available at one-stop service centres.


ServiceOntario is the Ontario government information and service centre. You can get help online, in person and by phone, for services such as:

  • Health card registration
  • Birth, marriage and death certificates
  • Driver and vehicle licensing
  • Business registration
  • Fishing and hunting licences
  • Newborn Registration Service


ServiceCanada is available on the Internet and at more than 600 places across the country, including call centres. It can connect you to many Government of Canada programs and services, including those in:

  • Education and training
  • Employment
  • Immigration
  • Income assistance
  • Housing
  • Health
  • Personal documents such as obtaining a Social Insurance Number
  • Starting a business