Vancouver – Tourist Information – Currency Exchange
Like most currencies, the Canadian dollar is pegged against the US dollar. Its value tends to fluctuate between .7 and 1.05 $US per Canadian Dollar. The lower this number, the better value you will probably receive of your currency when you visit Vancouver from another county.
It takes 100 cents to make a dollar. Therefor 1 cent equals 1% of a dollar.
In Canada we have the following currency:
- Nickel = 5 cents
- Dime = 10 cents
- Quarter = 25 cents
- Loonie = 1 dollar (CAD)
- Toonie = 2 dollars (CAD)
- 5 dollar bill
- 10 dollar bill
- 20 dollar bill
- 50 dollar bill
- 100 dollar bill
For up to date currency rates visit Currency Exchange Rates website.