The Trusted Cloud for Government in Canada

The AWS Cloud provides secure, scalable, and cost-efficient solutions to support the unique requirements and missions of all levels of Canadian government.

With over 6,500 government agencies using Amazon Web Services (AWS), we understand the requirements Canadian government agencies have to balance with regard to the economy and agility with security, compliance, and reliability. We put our customers first to solve government compliance challenges in cloud computing and help our customers navigate procurement and policy issues related to the adoption of cloud computing. AWS provides commercial cloud capability, making it possible to execute missions with a common set of tools, a constant flow of the latest technology, and the flexibility to rapidly scale with the mission.

2019 Public Sector Summit Keynote - Ottawa

What's new

Canada Compliance Week

In this four-part webinar series, explore the topics and requirements the government of Canada federal departments need to follow to move protected workloads to the cloud with AWS.

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Canadian government meets citizen needs quickly with secure, compliant solutions built on AWS

Working with partners and AWS, Canadian governments and agencies released multiple solutions for providing a modern, digital-first experience for all to interact with the government and receive the information and services they need.

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Adopting a culture of resiliency

This article from the Hill Times outlines how governments can provide continuity, stability, reassurance and appropriate responses.

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How open source helps governments respond to COVID-19 with speed, scale, and agility

To help public sector customers use open source tools better, AWS launched Open Government Solutions, which aggregates open source projects and assets from public sector entities around the globe for governments at all levels to find, adapt, and reuse.

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How AWS can help governments

Public Safety

Public Safety

Whether for law enforcement, emergency management, or corrections, AWS has the capability and resources to help you tackle public safety needs.

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Open Data

Open Data

When organizations store open data on AWS, it becomes more accessible for analysis by the public with our scalable computing and analytics services.

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Health and Human Services

Health and Human Services

Health organizations are leveraging the AWS Cloud for initiatives ranging from the optimization of everyday administrative tasks to delivering a more personalized digital experience for citizens.

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Websites

Websites

Build your website on AWS – highly scalable, low cost, and ready for peak usage times.

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Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

Keep your systems running even when emergencies occur.

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Managed Desktops

Managed Desktops

Give government employees access to the resources they need on any supported device with Amazon WorkSpaces.

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Benefits

Security

Comprehensive security capabilities to satisfy the most demanding information security requirements.

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Private, Isolated Resources

Choose the right level of isolation for your apps and integrate with existing resources.

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Compliance

Rich controls, auditing, and broad security accreditations to enable compliance with PIPEDA, FIPS, FOIPPA, and more.

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Hybrid

Build hybrid IT architectures that extend your on-premises infrastructure to the cloud with VMWare and AWS Outposts.

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Getting started

How to buy cloud in government

Buying cloud computing services takes different skills and strategies than buying traditional IT. Are you ready to move to the cloud but looking for practical guidance? Our experts at AWS have helped many government IT leaders select the right acquisition approach for their agency.

AWS DigiGov

AWS DigiGov is a two-day pilot program designed for government employees to learn about cloud computing, cloud value proposition, use cases, and the different services offered by AWS.

 

Case studies

The AWS Cloud provides an opportunity for governments to modernize aging infrastructures and improve operational productivity. The agencies taking advantage of this technology are leading the way on the government’s journey to IT modernization.

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