domain - design pattern

From: Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat


The domain is the primary domain for the Government of Canada's public-facing web presence.

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When to use

Use the domain for all public-facing Government of Canada web pages, to ensure consistency and enhance trust. This includes websites or services that are intended for people outside government but require a login to access.

Two approaches can be used:

What to avoid

Do not use the domain for collaborative sites where the Government of Canada is not the main partner.

How to implement

For details on writing URLs, go to URL model.


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