Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):-3.5 to -8
Capital City:Ottawa
Largest City:Toronto
Currency:Canadian Dollar = 100 cents
Currency Code:CAD
Banknote Denominations:5 / 10 / 20 / 50 / 100
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:5
Additional Information:Banknotes are plastic, made of polymer

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Thursday 19 July 2018 11:02am
Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - updated advice on International Driving Permits (IDPs) when hiring a car in Canada

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