WEIGHTS AND MEASURES: Metric system.
120 volts AC 60 Hz. UK appliances will not work unless operated through a transformer. You will need to check with the manufacturer of the appliance. Television operating system in the USA is NTSC M and not PAL I as operated in the UK.
CURRENCY(-IES): 1 Canadian dollar (CAD) = 100 cents.
INTERNATIONAL DIRECT DIALLING CODE(S): 00 1 + City /area code.
TIME: Canada uses six primary time zones. From east to west they are Newfoundland Time Zone, - 3.5 hours behind GMT (3.5 hours behind BST),
Atlantic Time Zone, - 4 hours behind GMT (4 hours behind BST),
Eastern Time, - 5 hours behind GMT (5 hours behind BST),
Central Time Zone, - 6 hours behind GMT (6 hours behind BST),
Mountain Time Zone, - 7 hours behind GMT (7 hours behind BST),
Pacific Time Zone, - 8 hours behind GMT (8 hours behind BST),
(daylight saving time operates from last Sat. in April to last Sat. in October).
1 Jan New Year's Day. 21-24 Mar Easter. 19 May Victoria Day. 1 Jul Canada Day.
1 Sep Labour Day. 13 Oct Thanksgiving Day. 11 Nov Remembrance Day.
25-26 Dec Christmas.
1 Jan New Year's Day. 10-13 Apr Easter. 18 May Victoria Day. 1 Jul Canada Day.
7 Sep Labour Day. 12 Oct Thanksgiving Day. 11 Nov Remembrance Day.
25-26 Dec Christmas
Canadian High Commission, Macdonald House, 1 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 4AB. Tel: 020 7258 6600, fax: 020 7258 6333, e-mail: email@example.com — website: www.london.gc.ca.
Immigration and visa section: 38 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 4AA.
Tel: 020 7258 6699, fax: 020 7258 6506, website: www.canada.org.uk.
For a guide to Custom Regulations for Canada please click on the link below:
Click to view customs information for Canada.