According to here the US Customs service at Toronto Pearson YYZ only opens at 6 am. Nevertheless, Air Canada has flights at 6+ am to New York. In that case, how could you clear the border and board the flight?

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    I'm pretty sure those hours are wrong and preclearance is open earlier than that. Aug 29 '19 at 1:54
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    I agree with Michael. If they have scheduled flights (which they do) that operate at that time then they surely have US officers to process them
    – Ozzy
    Aug 29 '19 at 2:08
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    The site you linked does not list hours of opereation of the Customs service. Looking carefully at the navigation bar with >> symbols near the top of the page (and also at the URL), the page describes availability of enrolment for the "Global Entry" program at these locations. Aug 29 '19 at 9:27
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    Thanks all. Normally how long does it take to clear the border ? I am PR with French passport (eligible ETA) and not Canadian. I am asking since I would have to take night bus 300 from Toronto to the airport. Flight is supposed to be at 6h30, what time do you think I should arrive at the airport ? @AriBrodsky what is this Global Entry and how is it different from other types of entry ? My apologies for the amateur questions; my first time going to US.
    – Kenny
    Aug 29 '19 at 14:35
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    I believe you have linked the wrong information. The link appears to be when the Global Entry office is open at those airports. For Toronto, given the dense flight schedule and likelihood of delays, inspection is probably happening around the clock. Aug 29 '19 at 19:27

Just 7 days ago from the time of posting this @TorontoPearson tweeted:

Customs open at 3:30 am and counters are open 3 hours prior to scheduled flight times. Hope this helps. Regards.

Therefore, the hours you listed are out of date.

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