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List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada

The official name of the Census Metropolitan Area or Census Agglomeration is listed (as defined by Statistics Canada, typically the name of the largest city), followed by other municipalities which exceed 10% of the CMA or CA population follow in brackets. All listings are CAs, unless noted otherwise.

Rank in 2001 Census Metropolitan Area or Census Agglomeration Population in 2001 Population Estimate in 2005
1 Toronto CMA (Mississauga), Ontario 4,682,897 5,203,600
2 Montreal CMA (Laval), Québec 3,426,350 3,650,000
3 Vancouver CMA (Surrey), British Columbia 1,986,965 2,150,000
4 Ottawa-Gatineau CMA, Ontario-Québec 1,063,664 1,220,000
5 Calgary CMA, Alberta 951,395 1,150,000
6 Edmonton CMA, Alberta 937,845 1,050,000
7 Quebec City CMA (Lévis) Québec 682,757 710,000
8 Winnipeg CMA, Manitoba 671,274 702,500
9 Hamilton CMA (Burlington), Ontario 662,401 710,000
10 London CMA, Ontario 432,451 445,000
11 Kitchener CMA (Cambridge,Waterloo), Ontario 414,284 435,000
12 St. Catharines-Niagara CMA (Niagara Falls, Welland), Ontario 377,009 385,000
13 Halifax CMA, Nova Scotia 359,183 375,000
14 Victoria CMA (Saanich), British Columbia 311,902 325,000
15 Windsor CMA, Ontario 307,877 325,000
16 Oshawa CMA (Whitby-Clarington), Ontario 296,298 317,000
17 Saskatoon CMA, Saskatchewan 225,927 233,000
18 Regina CMA, Saskatchewan 192,800 194,000
19 St. John's CMA (Mount Pearl, Conception Bay South), Newfoundland and Labrador 172,918 171,000
20 Greater Sudbury CMA, Ontario 155,601 153,000
21 Chicoutimi - Jonquière CMA (now Saguenay) Québec 154,938 148,000
22 Sherbrooke CMA, Québec 153,811 158,000
23 Barrie (Innisfil, Springwater), Ontario 148,480 165,000
24 Kelowna (Central Okanagan H) British Columbia 147,739 153,000
25 Abbotsford CMA (Mission), British Columbia 147,370 155,000
26 Kingston CMA (South Frontenac), Ontario 146,838 152,000
27 Trois-Rivières CMA, Québec 137,507 130,000
28 Saint John CMA (Rothesay, Quispamsis), New Brunswick 122,678 118,000
29 Thunder Bay CMA, Ontario 121,986 119,000
30 Moncton (Riverview, Dieppe), New Brunswick 117,727 120,000
31 Guelph, Ontario 117,344 123,000
32 Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 109,330 100,000
33 Chatham-Kent, Ontario 107,709 106,000
34 Peterborough (Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield), Ontario 102,423 112,000
35 Sarnia (St. Clair), Ontario 88,331 86,000
36 Belleville (Quinte West), Ontario 87,395 89,000
37 Kamloops, British Columbia 86,491 90,000
38 Brantford, Ontario 86,417 89,000
39 Nanaimo, British Columbia 85,664 90,000
40 Prince George, British Columbia 85,035 83,000
41 Fredericton, New Brunswick 81,346 84,000
42 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec 79,600 80,000
43 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario 78,908 75,000
44 Chilliwack, British Columbia 69,776 74,000
45 Kawartha Lakes, Ontario 69,179 70,000
46 Drummondville (Saint-Nicéphore), Québec 68,451 70,000
47 Red Deer, Alberta 67,707 80,000
48 Lethbridge, Alberta 67,374 76,000
49 North Bay, Ontario 63,681 64,000
50 Medicine Hat, Alberta 61,735 70,000
51 Norfolk, Ontario 60,847 61,000
52 Granby (Granby Township), Québec 60,264 61,000
53 Charlottetown (Stratford), Prince Edward Island 58,358 59,000
54 Cornwall (South Stormont), Ontario 57,581 58,000
55 Shawinigan, Québec 57,304 56,000
56 Vernon (Coldstream), British Columbia 51,530 52,000
57 Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec 49,536 49,000
58 Rimouski, Québec 47,688 47,000
59 Courtenay (Comox, Comox-Strathcona B, Comox-Strathcona A), British Columbia 47,051 48,000
60 Leamington (Kingsville), Ontario 46,757 48,000
61 Brockville (Elizabethtown-Kitley, Augusta), Ontario 44,741 44,000
62 Truro (Colchester, Subd. B, Colchester, Subd. C), Nova Scotia 44,276 45,000
63 Timmins, Ontario 43,686 41,000
64 Wood Buffalo, Alberta 42,602 51,000
65 Penticton (Okanagan-Similkameen D), British Columbia 41,574 43,000
66 Prince Albert, Saskatchewan 41,460 41,000
67 Victoriaville, Quebec 41,233 41,000
68 Brandon, Manitoba 41,037 42,000
69 Sorel-Tracy, Quebec 40,956 40,000
70 Orillia (Severn), Ontario 40,256 43,000
71 Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec 39,028 40,000
72 Duncan (North Cowichan), British Columbia 38,813 40,000
73 Grande Prairie, Alberta 36,983 43,000
74 New Glasgow (Pictou, Subd. C, Pictou,Subd. B, Stellarton, Westville), Nova Scotia 36,735 36,000
75 Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec 36,308 34,000
76 Joliette (Saint-Charles-Borromee, Notre-Dame-des-Prairies), Quebec 35,821 35,000
77 Campbell River (Comox-Strathcona D), British Columbia 33,872 34,000
78 Midland (Tay,Penetanguishene), Ontario 33,692 35,000
79 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan 33,519 33,000
80 Woodstock CA, Ontario 33,061 35,000
81 Val-d'Or, Quebec 32,423 31,000
82 Owen Sound (Georgian Bluffs), Ontario 31,538 32,000
83 Alma, Quebec 30,126 30,000
84 Stratford, Ontario 29,676 30,000
85 Baie-Comeau, Quebec 28,940 28,000
86 Saint-Georges, Quebec 28,127 29,000
87 Cold Lake (Bonnyville No. 87,Bonnyville), Alberta 27,935 31,000
88 Sept-Îles, Quebec 26,952 26,000
89 Thetford Mines, Quebec 26,323 25,000
90 Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador 25,747 24,000
91 Port Alberni (Albernia-Clayoquot E), British Columbia 25,396 25,000
92 Kentville (Kings, Subd. B,Kings, Subd. C), Nova Scotia 25,172 26,000
93 Williams Lake (Cariboo F-Cariboo E,Cariboo D), British Columbia 25,122 26,000
94 Quesnel (Cariboo A,Cariboo B), British Columbia 24,426 25,000
95 Parksville (Nanaimo G, Qualicum Beach), British Columbia 24,285 25,000
96 Cranbrook (East Kootenay C), British Columbia 24,275 25,000
97 Bathurst (Bathurst Parish, Beresford), New Brunswick 23,935 23,000
98 Pembroke (Laurentian Valley), Ontario-Quebec 23,608 24,000
99 Magog, Quebec 22,535 23,000
100 Riviere-du-Loup (Saint-Antonin), Quebec 22,339 22,000
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Published on: 2005-09-21 (14756 reads)

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