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What are Canada's major cities?

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12/08/2008

Toronto, Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Edmonton are just some of the major cities of Canada. The largest city is Toronto but the capital city is Ottawa.

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02/28/2017

Toronto (GTA, including Burlington and Oshawa) (9.5 million), Montreal Region (4.2 million), Greater Vancouver (2.6 million), Ottawa (Greater Capital Region) (1.5 million), Calgary (1.2 million), Edmonton (1.1 million), Greater Winnipeg (including Selkirk) (890,000) Quebec City (800,000), Hamilton (750,000) London (550,000). Fort Mcmurray ( 80,000 , has Canada's largest oil deposit which is the size of New Brunswik)

Source: Statistics Canada, Population estimates and projections, Population of census metropolitan areas, 2008, (http://www40.statcan.gc.ca/l01/cst01/demo05a-eng.htm)

Below is a list of capital cities for each province / territory.

CANADA - Ottawa - 1.2 million; Alberta - Edmonton - 1.1 million; British Columbia - Victoria - 348,000; Manitoba - Winnipeg - 733,000; New Brunswick - Fredericton - 86,000; Newfoundland & Labrador - St. John's - 186,000; Northwest Territories - Yellowknife - 19,000; Nova Scotia - Halifax - 395,000; Nunavut - Iqaluit - 6,200; Ontario - Toronto (not suburbs) - 2.9 million; P.E.I - Charlottetown - 59,000; Quebec - Quebec City - 739,000; Saskatchewan - Regina - 207,000; Yukon - Whitehorse - 23,000

Some facts:

- All 3 territories added together in population are smaller than P.E.I, but in size, as big as more than half of the USA.

- Most major Canadian cities are not the capitals of their respective provinces.

- Canada has the widest spectrum of temperatures in North America. Anywhere between negative 50C° and positive 40C°

- 43% of Ontario's population is in metro Toronto.

- 48% of Quebec's population is in metro Montreal.

- 52% of British Columbia's population is in metro Vancouver.

- Windsor is technically part of greater Detriot. The pop cans in Windsor are American and in Detriot they have french on them , or vice versa.