Things To Know

If you're coming to Canada for a meeting or convention, this is the place to find all the practical resources, tools, information and tips you'll need to make your trip a memorable one. For example, find out more on:

  • Clearing customs
  • Exchanging currency
  • Reserving a rental car
  • Finding the most scenic or speedy ways to travel.

Retail & Shopping

Retail Shopping Hours

You'll enjoy convenient shopping hours across Canada with many stores open from 9:00 or 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. seven days a week. City stores and suburban shopping centers are also open until 9:00 p.m. on several weeknights, particularly on Thursday and Friday. 

Sunday Shopping

Sunday shopping is permitted in all provinces and territories across Canada. Some store owners may choose not to open on Sunday so call ahead before you set out on your shopping excursion.

To begin your Canadian shopping adventure, visit the Shopping section of this website for links to some of the country's best shopping hot spots and retail neighborhoods