How many provinces and territories are in Canada?
From west to east, Canada has ten provinces - British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island. There are also three territories which make up the northern half or so of Canada - Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
The ten provinces of Canada are:
- British Columbia.
- New Brunswick.
- Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Nova Scotia.
- Prince Edward Island.
- As part of the breakup of the British Empire following World War II, they became fully independent nations. The Queen is the constitutional head of state of both nations, but she is not the head of state because she is the Queen of the UK. She is the Queen of Canada and the Queen of Australia independently of the UK.
- Prince Edward Island
- In addition to the 50 states and federal district, the United States has sovereignty over 14 territories. Five of them (American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) have a permanent, nonmilitary population, while nine of them do not.
The provinces are, in alphabetical order: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan. The three territories are Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon.
- "CA" is used for the national internet domain and as the abbreviation for the country in most database programs. "CDN" is used as Canada's code for automobiles - if a Canadian vehicle is driven in Europe temporarily, it needs a "CDN" sticker to show the license plate is Canadian.
- Barrister. A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions. Barristers mostly specialise in courtroom advocacy and litigation. It is mainly barristers who are appointed as judges, and they are rarely hired by clients directly.
- What's the Difference between a Lawyer, a Solicitor and a Barrister? The term Lawyer is a generic term used to describe anyone who is a Licensed Legal Practitioner qualified to give legal advice in one or more areas of law. Put simply, Solicitors and Barristers are both types of Lawyer.
In the 1867 Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada (which, upon Confederation, was divided into Ontario and Quebec)—were united to form a federated colony, becoming a sovereign nation in the next century.
- Canada borders three oceans: the Pacific on the west, the Arctic to the north, and the Atlantic on the east. The Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean lies off the northwest border of the country, near the border shared with Alaska.
- The ten provinces are Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan. Together, the provinces and territories make up the world's second-largest country by area.
Updated: 16th October 2019