In a press release this week, The Telecommunications Alliance announced two new area codes will be introduced in the Greater Toronto Area in 2013. Sharp eyed readers asked Digital Home if these were new announcements or simply a rehash of earlier pronouncements.
The answer is they were simply repeats of earlier announcements.
In Toronto the 437 area code will be added to the 416/647 area codes and the 365 area code will be introduced in the area served by the 905/289 area codes.
See our original stories for more details:
- 905 Region of Ontario to get a third area code (April 13, 2010)
- Toronto to get a third area code in 2013 (July 22, 2011)
Over the last ten years the following new area codes have been added in Canada
- 249 in the 705 area in Northern Ontario
- 579 in the 450 area in Québec
- 343 in the 613 area in Ontario
- 581 in the 418 area in Québec
- 438 in the 514 area in Montreal
- 587 in the 403 and 780 areas in Alberta
- 226 in the 519 area in Ontario
- 778 in the 604 and 250 areas in British Columbia
- 289 in the 905 area in Ontario
- 647 in the 416 area in Toronto
In 2012, Québec will be adding area code the 873 area code to the 819 region while area code 431 will be established alongside 204 in the province of Manitoba.
The following map shows Canada's current area codes.
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