Question About Pilot Licensing.?

Since I live in Canada I have the option of getting a recreational pilot permit. I've been considering getting one because it is considerably cheaper than a PPL but I'm not 100% sure on what the allows me to do. I know I can fly a lightweight single engine prop with no more than 4 seats but can only take... show more Since I live in Canada I have the option of getting a recreational pilot permit. I've been considering getting one because it is considerably cheaper than a PPL but I'm not 100% sure on what the allows me to do. I know I can fly a lightweight single engine prop with no more than 4 seats but can only take one passenger and I'm restricted to day time VFR flight. If I got a RPP would I be able to go too, say Qualicum Beach for dinner and back (from Vancouver)? And when does "daytime" end acourding to the FAA and what would only having VFR restrict me from? Any info would greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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