Check out these great sites!

JLPT (Japanese-Language Proficiency Test) http://www.jlpt.jp/e/ : JLPT  is a standardized test administered by the Ministry of Education and the Japan Foundation to evaluate and certify Japanese language proficiency for non-native speakers.

JET Program (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program) http://www.jetprogramme.org/ : JET Program is a Japanese government initiative that brings university graduates—mostly native speakers of English—to Japan as Assistant Language Teachers in Japanese kindergartens, elementary, junior high and high schools.


The Japan Foundation http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/index.html: The Japan Foundation promotes international cultural exchange and Japanese language education. Its website provides learning tools among other programs/information.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan http://www.mofa.go.jp/ 


Embassy of Japan in Canada http://www.ca.emb-japan.go.jp/ 


Newspapers:
Asahi Shimbun (Japanese)
Asahi Shimbun (English) 
YOMIURI ONLINE  (Japanese) http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/index.htm
Japan News by Yomiuri (English) http://the-japan-news.com/
Japan Today http://www.japantoday.com/ 

Travel Guide & Latest News http://www.japan-guide.com/