New Area Codes

Summary

New area codes will be introduced gradually in the following regions.

RegionCurrent Area Code(s)New Area Code(s)Start Date
Ontario289, 365, 905742October 16, 2021
Ontario343, 613753March 26, 2022
Ontario249, 705683June 18, 2022
Ontario226, 519, 548382June 17, 2023
Quebec819, 873468October 22, 2022
Quebec514, 438263October 22, 2022
Quebec450, 579354October 22, 2022
Alberta403, 587, 780, 825368April 23, 2022
New Brunswick506428April 29, 2023
Manitoba204, 431584October 29, 2022

Important information

  • This change only affects new phone numbers
  • Existing phone numbers are not affected by this change
  • All local calls will require 10 digits (area code + local number)
  • Special numbers such as 211, 311, 411, 611 and 911 will still be dialled using only three digits
  • For more information, please visit newareacodes.ca