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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 Nov 2017.

Visit your health professional at least 4 to 6 weeks before your trip to check whether you need any vaccinations or other preventive measures. Country specific information and advice is published by the National Travel Health Network and Centre on the TravelHealthPro website and by NHS (Scotland) on the fitfortravel website. Useful information and advice about healthcare abroad is also available on the NHS Choices website.

The cost of medical treatment can be very expensive and there are no special arrangements for British visitors. For emergency health care you can go to a hospital’s emergency room or to a large number of walk-in clinics where an appointment is not required beforehand.

Make sure you have adequate travel health insurance and accessible funds to cover the cost of any medical treatment abroad and repatriation.

If you have dual British-Canadian citizenship you may still have to pay for medical treatment if you don’t meet provincial residency requirements for health care. Check with the relevant province or territory for more information.

If you need emergency medical assistance during your trip, dial 911 and ask for an ambulance. You should contact your insurance/medical assistance company promptly if you are referred to a medical facility for treatment.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Canada
Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)
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Dialling Code: 1
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 16,014,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
English (official language) 85%
French (official language) 22%


Capital City(s):
Ottawa
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Telephone Area Code: 613 or 343 or 819
Population: 883,391 (in 2011)
Latitude: 45.42144 Longitude: -75.69189



Largest City: Toronto
Telephone Area Code: 416 or 647
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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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