About Canada

The ‘About Canada’ section provides a brief introduction to living in Canada, Canada’s provinces, Canada’s photos and map of Canada.

Deciding where to live once you immigrate to Canada is a big decision. Learn about the various provinces and territories in Canada to determine which one is the best fit for you.

About Canada

Canadian Provinces and Territories

  • Alberta
      Alberta is the westernmost of Canada’s three Prairie Provinces. Often known as Canada’s “energy province,” Alberta is home to over 3.3 million people, and growing quickly. The bulk of this population resides in Alberta’s two largest cities; Edmonton (which serves as the provincial capital) and Calgary …
  • British Columbia
      B.C. is the western-most province in Canada, bordering the Pacific Ocean. Internationally known for its stunning natural beauty (there are 6 national parks), British Columbia. is home to almost 4.6 million people. While most of these residents live in the Lower Mainland area …
  • Manitoba
      Located in central Canada, Manitoba is one of Canada’s three Prairie Provinces. Manitoba is the home of over 1,200,000 people. The largest city in the province is the capital, Winnipeg, with a population exceeding 706,900. The second largest city is Brandon…
  • New Brunswick
      New Brunswick is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada and home to approximately 760,000 people. The province is home to wide areas of unspoiled nature, as forests occupy 85 percent of the province’s land mass. New Brunswick also includes a number of coastal islands…
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
      Newfoundland is the easternmost province in Canada, and is one of the four Atlantic Provinces. The province is comprised of the island of Newfoundland, as well as Labrador, which is situated on the mainland, bordering Quebec. Newfoundland is home to a population of about…
  • Nova Scotia
      Nova Scotia is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada and home to approximately 1 million people. Located on Canada’s east coast Nova Scotia includes over 3800 coastal islands in addition to the mainland territory. Halifax, with a population of approximately 400,000 people, is Nova Scotia’s largest city and…
  • Ontario
      Canada’s most popular destination for immigration, Ontario is the country’s most populous province, home to over 12 million people. It is also the second-largest province in the country by land area. The province is located in central Canada. Ontario’s capital city is Toronto, whose 5.4 million people make it…
  • Prince Edward Island (PEI)
      Known as “the Garden Province,” Prince Edward Island is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada. As Canada’s smallest and least populous province, Prince Edward Island is home to only 140,000 people. Prince Edward Island’s capital and largest city is Charlottetown, with 40,000 people…
  • Quebec
      Quebec is Canada’s largest province and home to approximately 7,600,000 people. Quebec is a vibrant multicultural province, often earning it recognition as the “Europe of North America”. Quebec is also famous for its vast forests, rolling hills and countless waterways. In fact, Quebec has over 1,000,000…
  • Saskatchewan
      Saskatchewan is located in the prairie region of Canada, and is bordered by Alberta to the west and Manitoba to the east. Saskatchewan is Canada’s “sunniest” province, averaging 2,000 to 2,500 hours of sunshine annually. The province has a population of approximately 1 million with Regina…
  • Yukon
      The Yukon, is the westernmost and smallest of Canada’s three territories, located in Canada’s Northwest. The name of the province comes from the word for “great river” in the aboriginal Gwich’in language. The Yukon has a population approaching 32,000, over 70% of which live in its capital city Whitehorse…

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