Travel Info

Canada is located in the North America, is known for its Maple Leaves. Although Canada is the second largest country in the world, the population is only over 33 million. There are ten provinces and three regions in total. Canada has cosmopolitan cities that are clean, safe, friendly and multicultural. In fact, Canada repeatedly is lauded as one of the world’s most livable countries. 

Canada has four seasons, dominated by the continental climate. However, huge differences in climate are seen across the region, with snow on mountains that last until May, making winter sports still available by then.

Spring: Long sleeve shirt, sweater, jacket
Summer: Short sleeve shirt, shorts, Zip-up
Autumn: Long sleeve shirt, sweater, jacket
Winter: Coats, scarves, gloves, boots. The temperature drops under 0°C.


A multitude of languages are used in Canada. English and French are the mother tongues of Canadians respectively.

Power Plug
Type A & B: The standard voltage is 120V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.

Time Difference
Canada has six time zones in total.
Summer time (late April to early October): 10.5-15 hours behind Hong Kong
Winter time (late October to early April): 11.5-16 hours behind Hong Kong 

Currency and Exchange Rate
The Canadian dollar (CAD) is used here and notes come in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50, $100. Coins come in 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1 and $2.
The Canadian dollar (CAD) 100 HKD = Around 16 CAD

Visa Information
Holders of HKSAR passport or BNO passport (with at least 6 months of validity) are required to apply eTA online, which is a simple process.

Useful Numbers 
Police, Fire & Ambulance 999

Funny Facts about Canada
i) Canada is the second largest country in the world.
ii) Canada's World's most educated country.
iii) The Hawaiian pizza was invented in Canada and is the most popular pizza in Australia.