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You should pay your invoices in the currency in which they are presented.

We recommend that you send your payment using electronic means to ensure speedy processing.

If you need to pay in a different currency be aware of the following:

  • CN sets its currency conversion on Friday after 16:00 EST (effective April 1st), based on the Bank of Canada rate.
  • CN applies the exchange rate that is in effect on the date your payment is received.
  • If payment is sent during the current week (Monday to Sunday) but CN receives payment the following week, then the following week's exchange rate will apply.

The exchange rate is effective from Monday at 00:01 EST and expires the following Sunday at 23:59 EST.

Effective Date

Expiry Date

CAD to USD

USD to CAD

February 27, 2017

March 05, 2017

0.7628

1.3109

February 20, 2017

February 26, 2017

0.7634

1.3099

February 13, 2017

February 19, 2017

0.7642

1.3085

February 06, 2017

February 12, 2017

0.7676

1.3028


For more historical rates please visit the Bank of Canada web site.

CN exchange rates published are for information purposes only. Official rates are found on the Bank of Canada web site.