82% of the population speak English. The remaining speak Spanish, other Indo-European languages, Asian, Pacific Island languages and other.
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Expect to pay between $4 and $7 for a beer in a bar. It is customary to tip bar staff, with around $1 per drink. Beers will be more expensive in cities like Toronto and Vancouver.
Snacks and meals from markets and supermarkets are between $8-$12, whilst dinner in a good restaurant will usually start from around $20 plus drinks.
The cost of a taxi in Canada depends on the city. Toronto and Vancouver are generally more expensive, but more cabs will be on the meter.
Travel on buses and subways will cost around $3. To travel independently, you can book a campervan with us from just £17pp per day!
Dorm beds in hostels will cost between $25 and $40. Campsites are likely to be $25 to $35.
A room in a midrange hotel would be somewhere between $80 and $100 - but expect to pay more in the major cities and during peak season.