Visitors may import food for their own use without duty payment, provided the quantity is consistent with the duration and nature of the stay in Canada. Larger quantities that are not intended for consumption, but will be moved in transit through Canada, may be documented on a temporary admission permit. Please read more about food imports from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Gasoline and Fuel
Visitors are allowed free entry of fuel up to the normal tank capacity of their vehicles. Quantities above that amount may be subject to duty.
Dogs and Cats
Dogs and cats from the United States must be accompanied by a rabies vaccination certificate. Animal tags are NOT acceptable in lieu of a certificate. Puppies and kittens less than three months old do not require rabies vaccinations but must be in good health. Pets imported from countries other than the United States may require quarantine. Read more about bringing dogs, cats and other pets into Canada.
Although U.S. currency is usually accepted in Canada, we recommend exchanging any international currency (or travellers cheques) for Canadian dollars at any Canadian financial institution, bank, trust company, credit union, co-operative, caisse populaire...
Canada's major rail passenger service, VIA Rail, arrives and departs from Winnipeg and services many of Manitoba's smaller and northern communities, including Churchill.
The Winnipeg James Richardson International Airport welcomes travellers from around the world.
There are several bus lines and local companies that offer transportation to and from Winnipeg and dozens of other Manitoba destinations.