"A truly great gift to showcase Canada to its newest inhabitants, the Cultural Access Pass has opened my eyes to the hidden gems that are a part of it." - Joseph P.
A gift to each Canadian citizen during their first year of citizenship, the Cultural Access Pass provides complimentary admission to more than 1000 of Canada's cultural treasures from coast-to-coast-to-coast. The Cultural Access Pass creates opportunities for Canada's newest citizens to discover our rich cultural history, world-renowned artworks, historical figures and stunning parks.
"Incredible experience that shouldn't be missed for any new Canadian. It's a crash course in why Canada is the best country in the world!" - Darshan H.
"Fantastic opportunity ... to learn more about their new country, and take the responsibility of being an active citizen." - CAP Member

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Newest Attractions

There are more attractions offering you free admission every month!


Brandon, Manitoba - Through the visual arts, experience the many influences, histories and cultures that comprise Brandon and southwestern Manitoba at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba.

Notre Dame De Lourdes, Manitoba- Two museums in one, the Pioneers and Chanoinesses Museum explores the life of the region's early pioneers, while chronicling the history of the Order of nuns.

Sault Ste. Marie, ON - Visit the Art Gallery of Algoma, a gathering place that celebrates visual arts and preserves cultural expression. The AGA is located next to the scenic and historic St. Mary's River and features a 10,000- square-foot facility including four exhibition spaces.




For a list of all the attractions available to you across the country, please visit the CAP Attraction Directory on the CAP website.

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If you have any feedback, questions or concerns about CAP, please e-mail us at
CAP@icc-icc.ca or call us at 1-888-359-6998 from 10am to 4pm EST Monday to Friday.


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