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2026 World Cup | Canada Cities

2026 World Cup cities Canada: which Canadian cities will be part of the 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup football? Canada is one of the three host countries of the final round in North America. This host country has two host cities and stadiums: Vancouver (BC Place Stadium) and Toronto (BMO Field) at the FIFA World Cup in 2026. Whereas Mexico has three, out of the sixteen locations in total, and eleven cities will be located in the USA. This has officially been announced on June 16, 2022. Find here the list of the world cup soccer cities which are located in Canada, and read about its characteristics.

The following host cities for the 23rd FIFA Soccer World Cup are located in Canada:

FIFA World Cup host cities Canada

2026 World Cup host Canada

Canada is located in the northern part of North America, bordering the United States on the south side, with a surface area of almost 10,000,000 km² (3.85 million square miles). This makes Canada the second-largest country in the world after Russia. In addition to the World Cup 2026 host cities, which include Vancouver and Toronto, Canada has other world-class cities, such as the former candidate 2026 WC cities Edmonton and Montreal, as well as Calgary and, of course, its capital, Ottawa. This open, cosmopolitan, welcoming and multicultural country has a population of over 37 million.

Canada & World Cup soccer

Canada already acquired a great deal of experience when organizing the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015. The national men’s soccer team of Canada has only qualified for the 1986 World Cup. See also: Canada football. In 2026, Vancouver and Toronto are aiming to write new World Cup Soccer history.

More about Canada

The name Canada comes from ‘kanata’, which is the word for settlement as used by the indigenous people, the St. Lawrence Iroquoi. From the sixteenth century onwards, Canada was mainly populated by French and English people, in addition to its indigenous people, the First Nations and Inuit. French and English are still the official languages today. The country was officially founded in 1867. The federal state of Canada has ten provinces, more than two hundred ethnic groups and many new immigrants. Canada has rugged coastlines, a rainforest, prairies and mountain ranges, as well as several protected nature reserves.

2026 World Cup Stadiums Canada

Want to read about the FIFA Men’s soccer stadiums related to the Canadian cities as described on these pages? See also: 2026 World Cup Stadiums Canada.

World Cup 2026 Toronto

Toronto host city

BMO Field

The cosmopolitan Host City Toronto, Ontario, is a truly diverse city, multicultural far above average.

World Cup 2026 Vancouver

Vancouver host city

B.C. Place Stadium
Vancouver, western Canada, British Columbia, is one of the most livable, ethnically, linguistically diverse cities.

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World Cup Football Qualifiers North America, Central America, Caribbean

Qualification North America, Central America, Caribbean

In North America, Central America and the Caribbean, the FIFA qualifiers run from March 18, 2024 to November 18, 2025. Six, seven or eight of the 32 participating CONCACAF nations qualify, joining hosts USA, Canada and Mexico.

World Cup Football Qualifiers South America

FIFA World Cup football Qualification South America

In South America, the FIFA World Cup qualifiers run from September 7, 2023 to September 9, 2025. A total of 10 CONMEBOL nations participate. Six to seven South American countries will qualify. There is one single round.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Europe

FIFA World Cup football qualification Europe

In Europe, the qualifiers run from March 17, 2025 to March 31, 2026. A total of 55 (of 54) UEFA nations participate. Sixteen European countries will qualify. There is one group stage (Round 1), followed by the European play-offs.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Asia

FIFA World Cup football Qualification Asia

In Asia, the World Cup qualification runs from October 12, 2023 to November, 2025. A total of 46 AFC nations participate. Eight or nine Asian countries will qualify. There are three qualifying rounds, before the play-offs.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Africa

FIFA World Cup football Qualification Africa

In Africa, the World Cup football qualifiers run from November 13, 2023 to November 18, 2025. A total of 54 CAF nations participate. Nine or ten African countries will qualify. There are two qualification rounds.

World Cup Football Qualifiers Oceania

FIFA World Cup football Qualification Oceania

In Oceania, the FIFA qualifiers for the World Cup football run from September, 2024 to March, 2025. Eleven OFC nations participate. One or two Oceanic countries qualify. There are three qualification rounds.


Host Cities USA

The 2026 American Dream: the United States is one of the three hosts of the FIFA World Cup Soccer in North America. The USA is the host country with the most - eleven - host cities.

Host Cities Canada

With Vancouver, and Toronto, Canada has two host cities for the world's football finals in North America in 2026. Get more information about the characteristics of these exciting and diverse, dynamic cities.

Host Cities Mexico

With Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico has three candidate host cities for the World Cup in 2026. Each host with its specific ambience, history, attractions, hotspots and other features.

Stadiums USA

The United States will have eleven stadiums for the FIFA 2026 World Cup. Click for more information about these fantastic and modern venues in the USA, and which matches they will host.

Stadiums Canada

During the 2026 World Cup finals, these are the two venues in Canada: BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, and BMO Field in Toronto. Find out more about these attractive Canadian stadiums.

Stadiums Mexico

In Mexico, the FIFA 2026 World Cup will take place in these stadiums: Estadio Akron in Guadalajara, the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City and the BBVA Bancomer Stadium in Monterrey.