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The sign at the border says Welcome! If you're a U.S. citizen or per manent resident, you don't need a passport or visa to come to Canada. But to avoid possible delays, bring something (perhaps a birth, baptismal or voter's certificate) to establish your identity. Anything to declare? Generally speaking, you can bring anything you need for per sonal use. But you can't bring things to sell. You can bring 50 cigars, 200 cigarettes and either 40 oz. of alcohol or 24 pints of beer. Coming by car? Bring your Motor Vehicle Reg istration Form or (in the case of a rented car) a copy of the rental agreement. And ask your insur ance agent for a Canadian Non Resident Inter-Provincial Liabil ity Insurance card. You'll find unleaded gasoline available pretty well everywhere you're likely to go. Our money versus yours. The rate of exchange fluctuates a bit from day to day, so change your dollars at a bank rather than a store. Most of your credit cards, of course, are good in Canada. Hunting and fishing regulations. They vary from province to prov ince. But you can buy licences and get all the information you need at most sporting goods stores and at all national and provincial parks. Bringing pets? No problem with cats, and all your dog needs is a valid rabies vaccination certificate less than 12 months old, signed by a licenced veterinarian. Travel agents and carriers offer many ways to visit Canada, includ ing package and group tours. Canada CANADIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICE OF TOURISM, OTTAWA, CANADA.