There are several private companies that provide local phone service in Ontario. By calling or visiting a provider store you may easily purchase a wireless phone in a matter of minutes and a home phone installation in a few days. Below you will find the contact information for the top service providers in Canada:

There are a variety of different wireless plans offered through the providers listed above. You may choose on the basis of cost or on the conditions of the contract.

Public telephone booths are located on many streets, as well as in businesses, public buildings and subway stations. Local calls at a phone booth cost 50 cents. 911 emergency calls that connect you to police, firefighters, and paramedics are free.

Telephone directories can be obtained free of charge online. Canada411 lists all local individuals and commercial telephone subscribers. YellowPages provides a list of businesses by the services they provide. Government Electronic Directory Services (GEDS) provides the contact information of all government departments.