Countries that use the Canadian Dollar ( CAD ) as their official currency
The Canadian Dollar ( CAD ) is used as the main currency in the following countries: Canada
About Canadian Dollar ( CAD )
The CAD - Canadian Dollar - is the official currency of Canada in North America. There are 100 cents in each 1 Dollar ( its sub-unit ). The symbol for CAD is C$. The dollar has been the currency of Canada since 1858. It's also known as a buck or a loonie. The two-dollar coin is known as a toonie. The Canadian dollar was pegged to the United States dollar until 1950. The currency began to float that year, though it briefly reverted to the U.S. dollar peg between 1962 and 1970.