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Basic long distance rates

Northwestern Canada basic long distance rates

The table below describes the basic long distance rates for service between Ontario or Québec and the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Northern B.C. served by Northwestel Inc., excluding communities identified in the chart below (local calls not impacted). For your best option, subscribe to one of our great long distance plans. For specific city-to-city rates, dial "0" (zero) and ask the operator for rates and charges.

Calling distance (miles)
Peak rates (per minute)
Off-peak rates (per minute)
0 to 8 $0.14 $0.06
9 to 20 $0.20 $0.08
21 to 36 $0.26 $0.11
37 to 56 $0.32 $0.13
57 to 80 $0.37 $0.15
81 to 110 $0.39 $0.16
111 to 144 $0.40 $0.16
145 to 180 $0.41 $0.17
181 to 228 $0.42 $0.17
229 to 290 $0.44 $0.18
291 to 400 $0.52 $0.21
401 to 680 $0.63 $0.26
681 to 1200 $0.75 $0.30
1201 to 1675 $0.84 $0.34
1676+ $0.95 $0.38
Peak (base rates)
Off peak (15% off)
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday N/A 24 hours

Exceptions

Different basic rates apply to calls from anywhere in Ontario and Québec to the communities listed below:

Calling distance (miles)
Peak rates (per minute)
Off-peak rates (per minute)
0 to 130 $0.34 $0.14
131 to 250 $0.35 $0.14
251+ $0.36 $0.15
  • Arctic Bay, NU
  • Grise Fiord, NU
  • Pond Inlet, NU
  • Arviat, NU
  • Hall Beach, NU
  • Repulse Bay, NU
  • Baker Lake, NU
  • Igloolik, NU
  • Rankin Inlet, NU
  • Broughton Island, NU
  • Iqaluit, NU
  • Resolute, NU
  • Cape Dorset, NU
  • Lake Harbour, NU
  • Sanikiluaq, NU
  • Chesterfield Inlet, NU
  • Little Cornwallis Island, NU
  • Whale Cove, NU
  • Clyde River, NU
  • Nanisivik, NU
  • Coral Harbour, NU
  • Pangnirtung, NU

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