Metric

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Canada follows the International Metric System. Temperatures, rainfall measures, distance, weights, velocity are expressed in metric units. Distance is measured in kilometres.

Metric Equivalents

Measurement Unit Approximate Equivalent
Length 1 kilometre 0.6 mile
1 mile 1.6 kilometre
Capacity 1 litre 1.06 US quart
1 US quart 0.95 litre
Weight 1 kilogram 2.2 pounds
1 pound 0.45 kilogram
Mileage Conversion 20 mph 30 km/h
30 mph 50 km/h
50 mph 80 km/h