Know Before You Go
Language: Canada has two official languages, English and French. Majority of Canadians are fluent in English, while approximately 20% speak French.
Weather: Canada has four seasons: Spring (March-May), Summer (June-August), Autumn (September-November), and Winter (December-February).
Currency and Payment Methods: Canadian Dollar (CAD). You can use your credit or debit card for almost all purchases across Canada. If cash is required, ATM machines are easy to find.
Power Plugs: Canada uses power plug type A (two flat parallel pins) and type B (two flat parallel pins with a grounding pin).
Safety & Emergency Contact: The emergency contact phone number in Canada for police, medical services, and firefighters is 911. Canada is a very safe country and has a low crime rate.