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This is one of Canada’s three prairie provinces and the fourth most populous province in the country. You can find Alberta to the north of the US state of Montana and between British Colombia and Saskatchewan.
The capital of Alberta is Edmonton which is close to the geographic centre of the province. This province has a healthy GDP per capita due to its petroleum, agriculture and technology sectors.
The westernmost province, British Colombia, is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. Victoria is the capital of the province the largest city, however, is Vancouver.
This province has a diverse economy and has a dominant service industry. It is also the location of multiple major marine cargo and passenger terminals. The climate of British Colombia encourages outdoor tourism.
On the longitudinal centre of Canada is Manitoba. The landscape is incredible varied, and the province covers 649, 950 square kilometres. The arctic tundra, Hudson Bay in the north and the boreal forest, prairie and lakes in the southern and central areas all make up this province.
The economy of this province is based on natural resources and it has a high per capita GDP. The natural resources in the province are agriculture, tourism, electricity, mining, forestry, oil and, of course, tourism.
There are four Atlantic Provinces and New Brunswick is one of them. It is on the east coast of Canada and has two official languages, English and French. Around half of the population lives in rural areas.
Prominent industries in this province include manufacturing and construction as well as health care. The province’s largest export market is the US where they export petroleum, seafood and paper among other things.
This is the easternmost province in Canada. Newfoundland and Labrador is in the Atlantic region of the country and is made up of the island region of Newfoundland and the continental region of Labrador.
The region has had an economic resurgence because there has been an energy and resources boom. The services sector, the financial sector in particular, comprises the biggest share of the GDP.
This federal territory of Canada is the most populous of the three territories. The capital is Yellowknife and is the only city in the territory. This region has both the tundra and the boreal forest.
Geological resources that are found here include natural gas, diamonds, gold and petroleum. This area is also known for tourism and people often go to Yellowknife to watch the auroras during the winter.
This province is in eastern Canada. It has the largest population of Canada’s four Atlantic provinces. By area, it is the second smallest province. To the west, the province is bordered by the Bay of Fury.
This province is the worlds biggest Christmas tree exporter. Nova Scotia also exports lobster, gypsum and wild berries. The region also has important defence and aerospace economic sectors.
This is Canada’s most populous province, and it is found in central Canada. Ottawa, Canada’s capital, is located in Ontario and the most populated city, Toronto, is also located here and is the provincial capital.
Ontario takes the lead when it comes to manufacturing in Canada. Other notable industries are pulp and paper. There are a lot of transportation routes to the US which makes manufacturing particularly prosperous.
This is one of the three Maritime provinces of Canada. Prince Edward Island is also the smallest province, in area and population, in the country.
The most prominent sector of the economy is the agricultural sector. A quarter of the country’s potatoes come from Prince Edward Island. Other important sectors are fishing, bioscience and tourism.
The largest city in Quebec is Montreal while its capital is Quebec City. The province to its west is Ontario and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and Newfoundland and Labrador to the east. Quebec is the only province to have a predominantly French speaking population.
The economy of Quebec is based mostly in the service sector but has, historically, been fuelled by the natural resources that have been available in the province. Quebec has a healthy and growing knowledge economy and there is significant investment in Research and Development.
Located between Alberta and Manitoba, Saskatchewan has a population that lives mostly in the southern Prairie half of the province. Regina is the capital, but the largest city is Saskatoon.
A lot of Canada’s grain is grown in Saskatchewan. Canola, wheat, rye, oats and lentils are all grown in this province. Mining is also a major industry in the province, and it is also a producer of oil and natural gas.
Of Canada’s three territories, the Yukon has the smallest land area and is the least populated of the three. The capital is Whitehorse which is also the only city in the territory.
Yukon’s most predominate industry is mining of zinc, gold, silver and copper. Other prominent industries are manufacturing and hydroelectricity. In terms of manufacturing, furniture, clothing and crafts are all part of this sector in Yukon.