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Regions of Canada

National regions

Although these regions have no official status or defined boundaries the Provinces and territories are sometimes informally grouped into the following regions (generally from west to east):

All provinces and territories Senate divisions Seven-region model[1] Six-region model Five-region model Four-region model Three-region model
British Columbia Western Canada (24 seats) British Columbia Pacific Canada Western Canada Western Canada Western Canada
Alberta Alberta Prairies
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan and Manitoba
Manitoba
Ontario Ontario (24 seats) Ontario Ontario Ontario Central Canada Eastern Canada
Quebec Quebec (24 seats) Quebec Quebec Quebec
New Brunswick The Maritimes (24 seats) Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada
Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia
Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador (6 seats)
Yukon The North (Territories) (3 seats) Northern Canada Northern Canada Northern Canada Northern Canada Northern Canada
Northwest Territories
Nunavut

Other regions are:

Seats in the Senate are equally divided among four regions: Maritimes, Quebec, Ontario, and the West, with special status for Newfoundland and Labrador, and Northern Canada ('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

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Nunavut

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon

See also

Geography of Canada portal

References

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