List of regions of Canada

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National regions[edit]

Although these regions have no official status or defined boundaries the Provinces and territories are sometimes informally grouped into the following regions (generally from west to east):

All provinces and territoriesSenate divisionsSeven-region model[1]Six-region modelFive-region modelFour-region modelThree-region model
British ColumbiaWestern Canada (24 seats)British ColumbiaPacific CanadaWestern CanadaWestern CanadaWestern Canada
SaskatchewanSaskatchewan and Manitoba
OntarioOntario (24 seats)OntarioOntarioOntarioCentral CanadaEastern Canada
QuebecQuebec (24 seats)QuebecQuebecQuebec
New BrunswickThe Maritimes (24 seats)Atlantic CanadaAtlantic CanadaAtlantic CanadaAtlantic Canada
Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia
Newfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland and Labrador (6 seats)
YukonThe North (Territories) (3 seats)Northern CanadaNorthern CanadaNorthern CanadaNorthern CanadaNorthern Canada
Northwest Territories

Other regions are:

Seats in the Senate are equally divided among four regions: Maritimes, Quebec, Ontario, and the West, with special status for Newfoundland and Labrador, and Northern Canada ('the North').

Provincial regions[edit]

The provinces and territories are all sub-divided into regions for a variety of official and unofficial purposes. In some provinces, the regions have been officially defined by their respective governments. In others, the "regions" have no official status.

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