Here you will find simple and practical information to make your stay in Canada more enjoyable.


Official languages : French and english

Currency : $CAN (Click HERE to see the Bank of Canada exchange rates)

Long Distance Call within Canada & USA : 1 + (aera code) + phone no.

Long Distance Call outside Canada & USA : 011 + (country code) + phone no.

EMERGENCY Number :     9-1-1

Operator : 0

Local Payphone : 50 cents

Measuring System : Metric (Click HERE to obtain a conversion)


Types of electrical outlets :                       

A (North America/Japanese, 2-Blade) or B (North America, 3 pin - ground)

Electric power : 110 volts (60 Hz)

*Please check to see if an adapter or a converter is required in your case.