Other notable websites
Excellent guide for low income families and their advisors on how to get most of GIS, OAS/GIS. Also useful for new residents.
Big graph of markets since 1935
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, charged with the task of increasing the Financial Literacy of Canadians, has built a huge and comprehensive Financial Toolkit on the Web. It starts with a discussion on money management and budgeting. Then follow chunks on basic banking, savings vehicles, income taxes, investing, mortgages and more. Each section has examples. Dip into this for what you need - it is there for sure - even detailed charges by various banks. Just beware that there is a bias in favour of big banks and financial institutions.