How to call Canada from the USA:

1 - area code - local number

* Use also to TEXT Canadian numbers.

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Current time in Ottawa, Canada:

Calling Canada explained:

  • 1 - North American long distance prefix
  • area code - 3 digit area codes
  • Phone Number - 7 digits
  • United States to Canada dialing format:1 ??? ??? ????
  • this country is in the North American Numbering Plan (calling it works like a US long distance call)...however, international charges may apply when calling Canadian numbers!

Area codes:

Province Main cities Area code(s)
Alberta Banff, Calgary, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat 403/587/825/368
Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Jasper, Peace River 780/587/825/368
British Columbia Abbotsford, Richmond, Vancouver, Whistler 604/778/236/672
Victoria 250/778/236/672
Manitoba Winnipeg 204/431/584
New Brunswick Saint John, Moncton 506/428
Newfoundland and Labrador St John's 709/879
Northwest Territories Single code 867
Nova Scotia Single code 902
Nunavut Single code 867
Ontario Hamilton 905/289/365/742
London, Windsor 519/226/548/382
North Bay 705/249/683
Ottawa 613/343/753
Thunder Bay 807
Toronto 416/647/437
Prince Edward Island Single code 902
Quebec Quebec City 418/581/367
Laval 450/579/354
Montreal 514/438/263
Gatineau, Sherbrooke 819/873/468
Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatoon 306/639/474
Yukon Territory Single code 867
Wherever we have 2 or more area codes, they cover the same geographic area
Here is a map of Canadian area codes

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