Language: English and French
Currency: Canadian Dollar $1=100 cents
Time Zone: GMT -5
Weather: Summer is the best time of year to visit with temperatures fluctuating between 10°C (50°F) and 30°C (86°F). The winter months bring sleet, snow and freezing temperatures - between -25°C (-13°F) and -5°C (23°F). However the extreme wintry weather also provides the perfect backdrop to the city’s winter festivities.