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Canada is a country in the Northern half of the North American continent, generally above the 48th parallel of latitude. It is made up of 10 provinces and three territories. Below is a listing of Canadian provincial and territorial facts that may be useful for research and class discussions. They are provided from sources in the public domain and as such we do not guarantee their accuracy.

Canadian provinces from west to east:

British Columbia
Joined Confederation: 20 July 1871
Alberta
Joined Confederation: 1 September 1905
Saskatchewan
Joined Confederation: 4 September 1905
Manitoba
Joined Confederation: 15 July 1870
Ontario
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
Québec
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
New Brunswick
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
Prince Edward Island
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1873
Nova Scotia
Joined Confederation: 1 July 1867
Newfoundland and Labrador
Joined Confederation: 31 March 1949

Canadian territories from west to east:

Yukon
Joined Confederation: 13 June 1898
Northwest Territories
Joined Confederation: 15 July 1870
Nunavut
Joined Confederation: 1 April 1999

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