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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Canada.
See also changes related to Canada, or pages that link to Canada or to this page or whose text contains "Canada".

Parent topics

  • United Nations [r]: An international organization that was founded in 1945 with the mission of preventing international war, protecting human rights, supporting social progress and justice, and helping with economic progress. [e]
  • North America [r]: The third largest continent; area 24,709,000 km² ; pop. 523,736,000 (est. July 2007) [e]

Subtopics

Provinces

  • British Columbia [r]: The westernmost province of Canada, located on the Pacific coast; pop. 3,933,000 (1996) makes it the third most populous of Canada's provinces. [e]
  • Alberta [r]: One of the western prairie provinces of Canada, rich in oil and with a population of about 3.5 million (2007 estimate). [e]
  • Saskatchewan [r]: An Prairie province in central Canada with a population of about 994,000. [e]
  • Manitoba [r]: One of Canada's ten provinces, between Ontario and Saskatchewan, south of the Territory of Nunavut. [e]
  • Ontario [r]: A province in eastern Canada, the second largest in area and with approximately 12,000,000 people (2006 census) the most populous. [e]
  • Quebec [r]: A province in eastern Canada, mostly French speaking and with a population of about 7 million. [e]
  • New Brunswick [r]: a Maritime province on the east coast of Canada. [e]
  • Nova Scotia [r]: (population 939,531) A Maritime province on the east coast of Canada. [e]
  • Prince Edward Island [r]: (population 140,402) A Maritime province and island, located in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence on the east coast of Canada. [e]
  • Newfoundland and Labrador [r]: Province in Eastern Canada. [e]

Territories

Geological features

Major cities

  • Toronto [r]: (population 5,304,100) the largest city in Canada, capital of the province of Ontario. [e]
  • Montreal [r]: The second most populous city in Canada and the largest city in the province of Quebec [e]
  • Vancouver [r]: City in Canada located on the Pacific coast, in the province of British Columbia; Population 611,869. [e]
  • Edmonton [r]: Capital and second largest city of the Canadian province of Alberta. [e]
  • Calgary [r]: Third largest city in Canada, in the Foothills region of Alberta, just east of the Rocky Mountains. [e]
  • Winnipeg [r]: The capital and largest city in the province of Manitoba, Canada. [e]
  • Ottawa [r]: Capital city of Canada, population 812,129. [e]
  • Quebec City [r]: (metropolitan area population 715,515)The capital of the province of Quebec, Canada. [e]
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia [r]: Largest urban community in Atlantic Canada, whose residents are known as Haligonians. [e]

History

Culture

Language

  • Canadian English [r]: Any of the dialects of English, standard or not, that are used in Canada. [e]
  • French in Canada [r]: The linguistic heritage resulting from French colonization of parts of Canada. [e]

Music

  • The Birthday Massacre [r]: A rock band formed in Toronto in 1999, originally called Imagica. [e]
  • Rush [r]: Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968, in Toronto, Ontario, composed of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. [e]

Other related topics

  • Canadian Football League [r]: A major, professional Canadian sports league founded in 1958 whose rules are roughly similar to, but differ in some respects from (American) football rules. [e]
  • Curling [r]: A game, invented in Scotland, which involves two teams of four players who slide a heavy stone towards a target at the opposite end of a long, narrow sheet of ice. [e]
  • Ice hockey [r]: A game, played on ice, which consists of two teams of six players, each attempting to drive a small hard rubber disc called a puck into their opponent's goal net. [e]
  • Canadian sports [r]: Sports with significant popularity in Canada. [e]