List of regions of Canada


List of regions of Canada

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National regions

Provinces and territories are normally grouped into the following regions (generally from west to east):
*Northern Canada (The North):*Yukon:*Northwest Territories:*Nunavut
*Western Canada:*British Columbia:*Prairies::*Alberta::*Saskatchewan::*Manitoba
*Eastern Canada:*Central Canada::*Ontario::*Quebec:*Atlantic Canada::*Maritimes:::*New Brunswick:::*Prince Edward Island:::*Nova Scotia::*Newfoundland and Labrador

Other regions are:
*English Canada, sometimes known as the "Rest of Canada" (excluding Quebec) when considering topics of language
*French Canada
*Pacific Canada
*Acadia
*Quebec-Windsor Corridor
*Four Corners

Seats in the Senate are equally divided between four regions: Maritimes, Quebec, Ontario, and the West, with special status for Newfoundland and the North.

Provincial regions

The provinces and territories are all sub-divided into regions for a variety of official and unofficial purposes. In some provinces, the regions have been officially defined by their respective governments. In others, the "regions" have no official status.

Alberta

*Northern Alberta
**Peace Country
*Alberta's Rockies
*Southern Alberta
**Cypress Hills
**Palliser's Triangle
*Calgary Region
*Edmonton Capital Region
*Central Alberta
**Calgary-Edmonton Corridor

British Columbia

*British Columbia Interior
**Atlin District
**Stikine Country
**Peace River Country
**Nechako
**Bulkley
**Cariboo
**Chilcotin
**Omineca-Prince George
**Robson Valley
**Kootenays
***Slocan
***Arrow Lakes
**Okanagan
**Boundary
**Similkameen
**Thompson
***Nicola
***Bonaparte
***Wells Grey-Clearwater
**Shuswap
**Columbia Country
***Columbia Valley
**Lillooet-Fraser Canyon
***Bridge River Country
*South Coast
**Lower Mainland
***Metro Vancouver
***Fraser Valley
**Sea to Sky Country
**Gulf Islands
**Sunshine Coast
**Vancouver Island
***Greater Victoria
*Central Coast
**Queen Charlotte Strait
*North Coast
**Queen Charlotte Islands
**Skeena
**Nass

Manitoba

*Northern
*Interlake
*Central Plains
*Eastman
*Westman
*Winnipeg Capital Region
*Parkland
*Pembina Valley

New Brunswick

*Acadian Peninsula
*North Shore
*Gulf Shore
*Fundy Shore
*Fundy Isles
*Kennebacasis River Valley
*Republic of Madawaska
*Miramichi Valley
*St. John Valley
*Tantramar
*Metro Moncton
*Greater Saint John
*Greater Fredericton

Newfoundland and Labrador

*Labrador
**Labrador West
**Labrador Coast
**Nunatsiavut
*Newfoundland
**Avalon Peninsula
**Burin Peninsula
**Bonavista Peninsula
**South Coast
**West Coast
***Bay of Islands
****South Shore Bay of Islands
****North Shore Bay of Islands
****Corner Brook
***Bonne Bay
***Gros Morne
***Port au Port Peninsula
**Great Northern Peninsula
***White Bay
**Northeast Coast
**Fogo Island


=Northwest Territories=

*Census divisions [ [http://www12.statcan.ca/english/profil01/AP01/Search/List/Page.cfm?Lang=E&GeoCode=61 Statistics Canada - 2001 Census] ]
**Fort Smith Region
**Inuvik Region
*Administrative divisions of the Government of the Northwest Territories [ [http://www.maca.gov.nt.ca/about/regions/index.html Government of the Northwest Territories - Municipal and Community Affairs] ]
**Inuvik Region
**Sahtu Region
**Dehcho Region
**North Slave Region
**South Slave Region

Nova Scotia

*Cape Breton Island
**Industrial Cape Breton
**Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM)
**Strait of Canso Area
*South Shore
*Eastern Shore
*Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM)
*Musquodoboit Valley
*North Shore
*Central Nova Scotia
*Northern Nova Scotia
*Annapolis Valley


=Nunavut=

*Kitikmeot Region
*Kivalliq Region
*Qikiqtaaluk Region

Ontario

*Northern Ontario
**Northwestern Ontario
**Northeastern Ontario
***Nickel Belt
*Southern Ontario
**Southwestern Ontario
***Georgian Triangle
****Bruce Peninsula
**Golden Horseshoe
***Greater Toronto Area
***Niagara Peninsula
**Central Ontario
***Kawartha Lakes
***Muskoka
***Haliburton
***Bay of Quinte
**Eastern Ontario
***Ottawa Valley
***National Capital Region
***Thousand Islands
***Upper Ottawa Valley

Prince Edward Island

*North Shore
*South Shore
*West Prince
*East Prince/Summerside Area
*Queens
*Charlottetown Area
*Kings

Quebec

*Eastern Townships
*Montérégie
*Laurentian Mountains
*Greater Montreal Area
*Northern Quebec
*Outaouais
*Greater Quebec City Area
*Saguenay
*Sud-de-Saint-Laurent
*Eastern Quebec
*Gaspésie
*Côte-Nord
*Île Jésus
*Island of Montreal
*Île Perrot
*Île d'Orléans
*Île-Bizard, Quebec
*Anticosti Island
*Magdalen Islands

askatchewan

*Carlton Trail Region
*East Central Saskatchewan
*Northern Saskatchewan
*Greater Regina Area
*Greater Saskatoon Area
*Southeastern Saskatchewan
*Southwestern Saskatchewan
**Palliser's Triangle
**Cypress Hills
*West Central Saskatchewan
*Lakeland Region

Yukon

*Klondike

ee also

* Geography of Canada
* Lists of unofficial regions by country
* Census geographic units of Canada

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