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EC Toronto 30+ Travel Guide and Activities

Toronto has everything: music, dance, comedy, theatre, sports, galleries and museums. An active waterfront on the shores of Lake Ontario which includes Harbourfront Centre and Ontario Place.

Climate

Canada enjoys four very distinct seasons, particularly in the more populated regions along the US border. Daytime summer temperatures typically 26-30°C while winters are typically -5°C. More moderate temperatures are the norm in spring and fall.

Money
  • Currency: Canadian dollar CAD$
  • Major credit card companies in Canada: American Express, Visa and Master Card.
  • Standard banking hours: Monday to Friday from 9:30 until 16:30. Some banks and specific branches may be open later and even on Saturdays and Sundays.
Public holidays falling on a weekday

2022 Public Holidays on a weekday: 
11 Nov, 26 Dec, 27 Dec

2023 Public Holidays on a weekday:

02 Jan, 20 Feb, 07 Apr, 22 May, 03 Jul, 07 August, 04 Sep, 29 Sep, 09 Oct, 10 Nov, 25 Dec & 26 Dec

5 things to see
  • Niagara Falls
  • Canada’s Wonderland
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Ontario Place
5 things to do
  • Toronto International Film Festival
  • Camping in Algonquin Park
  • EdgeWalk at the CN Tower
  • Explore the multicultural neighbourhoods
  • Take in a show in the entertainment district

 

Telephone Country Code

+1

Electricity

110 V; 60Hz – 2 flat-pin plug.

Tap water

Tap water is safe unless there’s a sign to the contrary.

Medical

If you have a medical emergency, go to the emergency department of the hospital closest to you. Take some identification with you, and your insurance policy number. Some hospitals may ask you to pay a fee. Keep the receipt to send to your insurance company for payment. For Emergencies call 911.

Go to a walk-in medical clinic for medical problems that are not emergencies. You do not need to make an appointment. You can simply go see a doctor. The closest walk-in clinics to EC Toronto is: The Doctor’s Office, 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Tel: 416-488-14552

Health & Insurance Requirements – CAD$19 per week.

Public Transport Info

Useful Information

Driving Age
Visa

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Cost of Living

Coffee/Cappuccino (Starbucks) 

C$3.00-C$5.70

Bottle of water / soda (0.33 litre) 

C$1.30-C$3.00

Fast-Food combo meal 

C$9.00-C$14.00

Meal, inexpensive restaurant 

C$15.00- C$25.00

Fitness club (monthly, 1 adult) 

C$40.00-C$85.00

Public transport (local transport) 

C$3.25 (one way)

Public transport (monthly pass) 

C$152