Time difference: GMT - 5 Language: English and French are the official languages of Canada. Electrical current/ plugs: Plug sockets have either two flat pins or two flat pins with a round third pin. The current is 110V and 60 Hertz. Water: Tap water in Canada is safe to drink and bottled water is widely available. Politics: Canada is a parliamentary democracy with a prime minister as head of the federal government. Religion: The vast majority of Canada's population are Christian.