Pound Sterling to Canadian Dollar — exchange rate

You will find a currency converter from the GBP to the CAD on this page. It is possible to convert any amount from Pound Sterling to Canadian Dollar (£ to $) using Myfin currency converter at the live rates of 2021-05-11.

GBPPound Sterling
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1 GBP = 1.7111 CAD

To calculate the values for foreign currency conversions, we use the market exchange rates of 159 currencies of the world.

GBPPound Sterling
  • Country of Circulation: United Kingdom, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey
  • Currency Code, Symbol: GBP, £
  • Denominations of coins in circulation: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2
  • Denominations of banknotes in circulation: £1, £5, £10, £20, £50, £100
  • History:

    The British pound or pound sterling (symbol: £, code: GBP, number: 826) is the national currency of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. It is an official currency of Gibraltar, the Falkland Islands, Saint Helena. The GBP abbreviation is used to identify £ in the international financial arena.

    Change is called pence, also known as British pennies. One GBP has 100 pennies. It is one of the oldest world currencies. The currency was issued in 1694, replacing the East African rupee. In spite of mass euro introduction on the European territory, Great Britain refused to get rid of its local currency. Pound sterling has remained the main reserve currency for many governments for a long time.

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CADCanadian Dollar
  • Country of Circulation: Canada
  • Currency Code, Symbol: CAD, $
  • Denominations of coins in circulation: 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, $1, $2
  • Denominations of banknotes in circulation: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
  • History:

    The Canadian dollar (symbol: CA$, code: CAD, number 124) is used for financial operations within Canada. The abbreviation of the currency used on the exchange market and in exchange offices is CAD. One Canadian dollar correlates to 100 cents.

    The currency was introduced in 1858. The government had used the Spanish real previously. Some types and denominations of the $ currency are not issued anymore. However, Canada officially accepts all types of currency units that have been issued since 1935. It should be mentioned that CAD is included in the list of the most traded world currencies, namely in the top ten.

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Historical data of the 1 Pound Sterling to the Canadian Dollar exchange rate

Tuesday 11.05.2021
1.711095 CAD
Monday 10.05.2021
1.709081 CAD
Sunday 09.05.2021
1.702247 CAD
Saturday 08.05.2021
1.69578 CAD
Friday 07.05.2021
1.696965 CAD
Thursday 06.05.2021
1.692308 CAD
Wednesday 05.05.2021
1.705465 CAD


  • GBP/CAD – Pound Sterling to Canadian Dollar conversion

    Our GBP/CAD currency converter allows instant conversion by live rates. Current value of 1 GBP equals 1.7111 CAD.
  • Pound Sterling to Canadian Dollar conversion

    We use quotation information as of 2021-05-11 07:16 AM ET to calculate the conversion rate of two currencies. Specified values are considered average but can match the rates of specific financial organizations. To get a result, you only need to:
    • indicate an amount of money to convert in the window with Pound Sterlings;
    • wait for automatic GBP to CAD conversion.
    With the help of this tool, you can convert any amount of Pound Sterlings into Canadian Dollars in a few seconds.
  • How has the dynamic of GBP to CAD rate changed in the last week

    Here you can also find a chart with the Pound Sterling rate fluctuations since 2015. In the last week, the pound to dollar conversion rate has changed by 0.0056 CAD or +0.329%.
  • The dynamic of GBP to CAD rate over the last month

    The monthly data of GBP to CAD conversion rate dynamic helps to understand market trends better. GBP has moved by -0.9739% or -0.0167 CAD.