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Calgary

Calgary <<KAL guh ree>> is a city in Canada. It is the largest city in the province of Alberta. Calgary has more people than any other city in Canada except Toronto and Montreal. Each July, the city celebrates a 10-day festival called the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede.... Read More

Charlottetown

Charlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Prince Edward Island is one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada. Charlottetown is on the southern coast of the province. Mi’kmaq <<MIHK mak>> Indians lived in the area before Europeans first arrived in the 1700′s. The British founded Charlottetown in 1763. They named the city after Queen Charlotte of Great Britain.... Read More

Edmonton

Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta in Canada. It is Alberta’s second largest city. Only Calgary has more people. Edmonton covers 264 square miles (684 square kilometers) in central Alberta.... Read More

Fredericton

Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick, Canada. New Brunswick is one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.Fredericton is on the St. John River in southwestern New Brunswick.... Read More

Halifax

Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia, Canada. Nova Scotia is one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada. Halifax has one of the world’s largest harbors, which serves as Canada’s main naval base and busiest east coast port. Halifax lies on the southern coast of Nova Scotia. Halifax shares a government with the communities of Dartmouth and Bedford and with the rest of Halifax County.... Read More

Hamilton

Hamilton, Ontario, is a major city in Canada. Plants in the Hamilton area produce a large amount of Canada’s steel.Hamilton’s location on Hamilton Harbour makes the city an important link in the St. Lawrence Seaway route.... Read More

Iqaluit

Iqaluit <<ee KAH loo iht or ee KAL a weet>> is the capital and largest community of the Canadian territory of Nunavut<<NOO nuh voot>>. Iqaluit lies on the southern coast of Baffin Island. During the winter, Iqaluit receives only four to six hours of daylight, and it gets bitterly cold. During the summer, the city has few hours of darkness.... Read More

Mississauga

Mississauga <<mihs uh SAW guh>> is one of the largest cities in Ontario, Canada. Ontario is one of the provinces of Canada.Mississauga is in southern Ontario. The city was created in 1976 by combining several villages and towns west of Toronto.... Read More

Montreal

Montreal <<mahn tree AWL>> is the largest city in Quebec, a province of Canada. It lies on an island at the place where the St. Lawrence and Ottawa rivers meet in southern Quebec. Mount Royal, a tree-covered mountain, rises in the city’s center. This mountain gave the city its name.... Read More

Ottawa

Ottawa <<AHT uh wuh>> is the capital city of Canada. It lies in the province of Ontario along the south bank of the Ottawa River. Ottawa faces the city of Hull, Quebec, across the Ottawa River.... Read More