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PROVINCE
CAPITAL
POPULATION
by thousands
FLOWER
BIRD
MOTTO
Newfoundland and Labrador
"The Rock"
St. John's 533.7 (2001 census) Pitcher plant Atlantic puffin quaerite prime regnum dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God)
Nova Scotia
"Canada's Atlantic Playground"
Halifax 942.6 (2001 census) Trailing arbutus ("mayflower") Kingfisher munit haec et altera vincit (One defends and the other conquers)
New Brunswick
"Picture Province"
Fredericton 757.0 (2001 census) Purple violet black-capped chickadee spem reduxit (Hope was restored)
Prince Edward Island
"Home of Confederation"
Charlottetown 138.5 (2001 census) Lady slipper Blue jay parva sub ingenti (The small under the protection of the great)
Quebec
"La Belle Province"
Quebec City 7,410.5 (2001 census) Madonna lily Snowy owl je me souviens (I remember)
Ontario
"Canada's Heartland"
Toronto 11,874.4 (2001 census) White trillium ("white lily") Common loon (under consideration) ut inceptit fideles sic permanent (Loyal she began, loyal she remains)
Manitoba
"Keystone Province"
Winnipeg 1,150.0 (2001 census) Pasqueflower Grey owl ???
Saskatchewan
"Canada's breadbasket "
Regina 1,015.7 (2001 census) Western red lily ("prairie lily") Sharp-tailed grouse ???
Alberta
"Wild Rose Province"
Edmonton 3,064.2 (2001 census) Wild rose Great horned owl fortis et liber (strong and free)
British Columbia
"Pacific Playground"
Victoria 4,095.9 (2001 census) Pacific dogwood Steller's Jay splendor sine occasu (Splendor without diminishment)
Yukon Territories Whitehorse 29.8 (2001 census) Fireweed (member of primrose family) Raven ???
Northwest Territories
"The beautiful land"
Yellowknife 40.8 (2001 census) Mountain avens Grayfalcon ???
Nunavut
"Our Land" (the Inuit homeland)
Iqaluit (formerly Frobisher Bay) 28.1 (2001 Census) Purple Saxifrage Rock Ptarmigan nunavut sanginivut "Nunavut, our strength."


Published on: 2004-08-05 (10292 reads)

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