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The Governement of Canada Design System provides usable, consistent and trustworthy online experience for people to access Government of Canada digital services.

This is an alpha version, still under development.

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What is the design system, who should use it, web standards, accessibility, information architecture, latest updates


Find all design elements: components, patterns, layouts, styles and behaviours


Content style guide, optimizing for search, web content makeovers


Elements of the brand, who should use it, and how to use other themes


Complete solutions to solve specific situations: email notification tool, Centrally Deployed Template Solution (CDTS), experimentation platform, etc.


Propose or develop a change, report an issue, alpha designs, backlog

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