##### Hall of Fame
I read longtime ago in fiction that canada uses diff temp scale other than Celsius or Farenheit or Kelvin, where as according 2 google it uses Celsius

Was fiction author telling the truth or not???

If true then pls provide the link

Mean of
1) KISS = Keep It Simple Stupid

2) TGIF = Thanks God It is Friday

3) NEWS = North East West South (not everybody agrees with this)

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#### Bartelby

##### Bionic Poster
It's called the true dough scale, I believe.

#### Mark-Touch

##### Legend
I read longtime ago in fiction that canada uses diff temp scale other than Celsius or Farenheit or Kelvin, where as according 2 google it uses Celsius

Was fiction author telling the truth or not???

If true then pls provide the link

Mean of
1) KISS = Keep It Simple Stupid

2) TGIF = Thanks God It is Friday

3) NEWS = North East West South (not everybody agrees with this)
I live in the True White North.
We use Celsius (the same as most of the world).

#### SystemicAnomaly

##### Bionic Poster
It is currently 293° K In Toronto

##### Hall of Fame
OK Thnx everybody 4 sharing ur knowledge
I live in the True White North.
We use Celsius (the same as most of the world).

It is currently 293° K In Toronto

#### BlueB

##### Legend
In Vancouver, we use C°
However, the rest of Canada uses a simpler scale:
Cold
Very cold
Damn cold

#### sureshs

##### Bionic Poster
A change of temperature in degrees C is about half of the change in degrees F. In the range of temperatures humans are interested in, this makes a big difference. See this from Mayo Clinic:

The average temperature has traditionally been defined as 98.6 F (37 C). A temperature taken using a mouth thermometer (oral temperature) that's 100 F (37.8 C) or higher is generally considered to be a fever.

The degrees F change is more than 1 (1.4) while the degrees C change is 0.8. Human thinking finds it easier to think in whole numbers, and so temperature expressed in F clearly highlights the important change due to fever, as it is at least one integer unit higher.

Similar for human heights. As anyone who plays tennis knows, 5'10" vs 6' makes a big difference on the serve. The corresponding metric units are 1m78cm and 1m83 cm. What pops to mind are 10 and 12 in the first case, and 78 and 83 in the second. The first is a 20% difference while the second is only 6%. Clearly, from a human experience perspective, the 20% difference reflects our perceptions better, as the population distribution gets more and more uneven as we approach 6 feet.

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#### SystemicAnomaly

##### Bionic Poster
I read longtime ago in fiction that canada uses diff temp scale other than Celsius or Farenheit or Kelvin, where as according 2 google it uses Celsius

Was fiction author telling the truth or not???

If true then pls provide the link

Mean of
1) KISS = Keep It Simple Stupid

2) TGIF = Thanks God It is Friday

3) NEWS = North East West South (not everybody agrees with this)
Was it Centigrade? That older name for Celsius is still used by many in the US and UK.

When was the fiction you refer to written? Canada formally adopted Celsius and the metric system in 1975