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Canada requires that you can show some proof of U.S. residence such as driver's licence, birth certificate, certificate of citizenship or naturalization, passport or a certificate of North American Native status. Children under 16 need to present proof of U.S. citizenship such as their birth certificate when entering Canada with their parents.

Use of credit cards
It is advisable that you call the bank who issued your card and tell them that you will be going to Canada. Some banks decline the transactions to protect you if your card is suddenly used outside the U.S.A. without notice from you.

Driving a boat in Canada:
Residents of the USA can operate a boat in Canada for 45 days without a boater's license.

Bringing food into Canada:
You can bring into Canada two weeks worth of food.

Bringing alcohol & tobacco:
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