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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

Canada Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Canada is (relatively) safe


Local Situation: 1.0 / 5

Travelling Canada is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.2 / 5

Canada shares a land border with United States. For these two countries, the Advisory Index is 1.2.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Canada from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise normal safety and security precautions in Canada, travellers should be alert to the underlying threat of terrorism.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.


Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise normal precautions in Canada. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.


Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.


Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Normal precautions

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.


About Canada

Canada with its capital Ottawa is a country in North America (Northern America), slightly larger than the US (9,984,670 km²). The country is located Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the conterminous US. The climate can be described as varies from temperate in south to subarctic and arctic in north. The landscape is mostly plains with mountains in west and lowlands in southeast. With a population of about 33.68 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Ottawa
Population about 33.68 million
Size 9.984.670 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than the US
Common languages en-CA,fr-CA
Currency Dollar (short: CAD)
Common voltage (electricity) 120V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 850/1900
International phone prefix +1
Internet Top Level Domain .ca
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 CA
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 CAN
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 124

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Canada is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution and resulting acid rain severely affecting lakes and damaging forests
  • and forestry activities
  • and vehicle emissions impacting agricultural and forest productivity
  • coal-burning utilities
  • industrial
  • metal smelting
  • mining
  • ocean waters becoming contaminated due to agricultural

Natural hazzards

  • continuous permafrost in north is a serious obstacle to development
  • cyclonic storms form east of the Rocky Mountains, a result of the mixing of air masses from the Arctic, Pacific, and North American interior, and produce most of the country's rain and snow east of the mountains
  • the vast majority of volcanoes in Western Canada's Coast Mountains remain dormant

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products Canada. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.


  1. chemicals
  2. fish products
  3. food products
  4. natural gas
  5. paper products
  6. petroleum
  7. processed
  8. transportation equipment
  9. unprocessed minerals
  10. wood

Agriculture products

  1. barley
  2. dairy products
  3. fish
  4. forest products
  5. fruits
  6. oilseed
  7. tobacco
  8. vegetables
  9. wheat

Canadian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of Canada.

Export products

  1. aircraft
  2. aluminum
  3. chemicals
  4. crude petroleum
  5. electricity
  6. fertilizers
  7. industrial machinery
  8. motor vehicles
  9. natural gas
  10. parts

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. crude oil
  3. durable consumer goods
  4. electricity
  5. equipment
  6. machinery
  7. motor vehicles
  8. parts

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Canada?

Canada is currently rated at 1,0 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling Canada is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel Canada?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Canada.

How many advisories do you know for Canada?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 3 active advisories for Canada.