Practical information for visitors to Canada

Electricity

The voltage is 110V and the primary socket type is the same as the United States (Type B).

Currency

The currency is the Canadian dollar.

Climate

Daily Minimum
Daily Average
Daily Maximum
Rain in cm (inches)
Snow in cm (inches)
March
-5.8°C
22°F
-1.4°C
30°F
3°C
37°F
9.6 (3.8)
41 (16)
April
-0.5°C
31°F
4°C
39°F
8.4°C
47°F
9.6 (3.8)
21 (8.3)

Getting Around Halifax

Here is a simple map that shows the location of the meeting at the WTCC and several nearby hotels as well as the Scotia Square Mall with a food court. The blue line is the enclosed pedestrian walkway.

This is another map that is a bit more detailed and covers a larger section of downtown Halifax.

This is a Google Map of Halifax showing restaurants and things to do.

Tourism websites

http://www.destinationhalifax.com/

http://www.novascotia.com/en/home/discovernovascotia/citiesandtowns/halifaxnovascotia.aspx

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/canada/nova-scotia/halifax