Canada is the second largest country on earth with a reputation that matches its size. A mixture of English, Scottish, and French roots, meet the locals that are consistently voted as some of the friendliest in the world. Feel connected with nature surrounded by turquoise colored lakes and glacier-capped mountains and enjoy winter outdoor activities such as snowboarding and ice skating.
You can also check off the eighth wonder of the world- the mighty Niagara Falls, from your bucket list, and build memories in charming Montreal that feels like a mini-France. Gorgeous, adventurous, and packed with fun, Canada is a family-friendly holiday destination everyone should visit. Come, explore Canada tourism, the Great White North with us!
USEFUL INFO ABOUT CANADA
Official Name: Dominion of Canada
Form of Government: Federal Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S): French and English
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: The top 5 languages spoken are English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Punjabi.
ETHNICITY: Canadians, English, Scottish, French, Irish, German, Italian, First Nations, Indian, Ukrainian, Dutch, Polish, Filipino
MAP REFERRED: North America
AREA: 9.985 million kmÂ²
ELEVATION: 487 m (1,598 ft)
NEIGHBORING PLACES: Canada shares borders with the USA in the West and South. Canada shares maritime borders with Greenland and Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
FAMOUS FOR: Whitehorse | Yukon | Alberta | Quebec | Toronto | Montreal | Ottawa | Canadian Rocky Mountains | Quebec City | Niagara Falls | Banff | Whistler | Vancouver | Ontario | Winnipeg | Victoria | British Columbia | Winnipeg | Calgary | Edmonton
NATIONAL SYMBOL: The beaver is a symbol of the sovereignty of Canada
TIME ZONE: There are six primary time zones. From East to West, they are Newfoundland Time Zone, Atlantic Time Zone, Eastern Time, Central Time Zone, Mountain Time Zone, and the Pacific Time Zone.
DRIVING SIDE: Right
AIRPORTS IN CANADA:
The main international airports are Calgary International Airport (Calgary, Alberta), Edmonton International Airport (Edmonton Capital Region, Alberta), Gander International Airport (Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador), Greater Moncton Romeo LeBlanc International Airport (Moncton, New Brunswick), Halifax Stanfield International Airport (Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia), Hamilton/John C. Munro International Airport (Hamilton, Ontario), London International Airport (London, Ontario), Montreal, Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (Montreal, Quebec), Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (Ottawa, Ontario), Quebec/Jean Lesage International Airport (Quebec City, Quebec), Regina International Airport (Regina, Saskatchewan), Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan), St. John's International Airport (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador), Toronto Pearson International Airport (Toronto, Ontario), Vancouver International Airport (Vancouver, British Columbia), Victoria International Airport (Victoria, British Columbia), Winnipeg International Airport (Winnipeg, Manitoba).
Network / Connectivity
Wi-Fi connectivity in Canada is widespread. From the coffee shops and restaurants to public buildings such as libraries and community centers, there are free wi-fi and computer stations for public use. Some places might restrict the usage time to under 30 minutes, but hotels and eateries have open networks without the time constraints for paying customers.
The speeds and reliability of the internet across Canada are excellent, though you might want to consider opting for roaming to have cell connectivity in the mountains. Alternatively, you can also buy a prepaid tourist SIM card available with various preloaded data and talk-time packages.