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->'''Notable media set in Manitoba:''' "Tales from the Gimli Hospital", "Film/MyWinnipeg"

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->'''Notable media set in Manitoba:''' "Tales ''Tales from the Gimli Hospital", "Film/MyWinnipeg"Hospital'', ''Film/MyWinnipeg'', ''Film/CrimeWave'', ''Less Than Kind''


->'''Geographic shape:''' Largest province, resembled a wonky tulip. Actually over twice the size of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}.

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->'''Geographic shape:''' Largest province, resembled a wonky tulip. Actually over twice the size of UsefulNotes/{{Texas}}.
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->'''Notable media set in Quebec:''' ''Film/BonCopBadCop''; ''French Immersion''; ''The High Cost Of Living''; ''La Grande Seduction''

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->'''Notable media set in Quebec:''' ''Film/BonCopBadCop''; ''French Immersion''; ''The High Cost Of Living''; ''La Grande Seduction''Seduction''; Alfred Hitchcock's ''Film/IConfess'' was largely set in Quebec City



->'''Famous people from Quebec:''' Music/CelineDion, Simple Plan, Creator/WilliamShatner, Mario Lemieux, Creator/JayBaruchel, Music/LeonardCohen

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->'''Famous people from Quebec:''' Music/CelineDion, Simple Plan, Creator/WilliamShatner, Mario Lemieux, Creator/JayBaruchel, Music/LeonardCohenMusic/LeonardCohen, Creator/MordecaiRichler


->'''Other useful info:''' Newfoundland was the last province to join Confederation - it was actually an independent British colony until 1949 (and still used the Union Flag as its provincial standard until 1980). In part due to historical isolation, some regions of Newfoundland have accents distinct enough that people familiar enough can tell what town, or even what part of that town, an accent is from. Recent expansion of offshore oil drilling has reversed the flow of immigration, leading to people finally moving ''to'' Newfoundland for jobs.

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->'''Other useful info:''' Newfoundland was the last province to join Confederation - it was actually an independent British colony until 1949 (and still used the Union Flag as its provincial standard until 1980). In part due to historical isolation, some regions of Newfoundland have accents distinct enough that people familiar enough can tell what town, or even what part of that town, an accent is from. Recent expansion of offshore oil drilling has reversed the flow of immigration, leading to people finally moving ''to'' Newfoundland for jobs. On 9/11, the small city of Gander took in over 7,000 passengers from transatlantic airliners grounded due to the closure of North American airspace, an event chronicled in the musical ''Theatre/ComeFromAway''.


->'''Best known for:''' The Alaska Highway, the Gold Rush, COLD

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->'''Best known for:''' The Alaska Highway, the [[GoldFever Gold Rush, Rush]], COLD


UsefulNotes/{{Canada}} is made up of ten provinces and three territories. The theory of this is that each of the provinces is a separate, independent monarchy that has joined with the other separate, independent monarchies to form the united monarchy of Canada. As such, each has its own Lieutenant-Governor[[note]]If you're wondering why they're ''Lieutenant'' Governors and not Governors, it's because they were originally subordinate to the federal Governor General (who technically still appoints them and could theoretically overrule them). However, several court rulings made them into direct representatives of the Queen instead of the Governor General, effectively reducing the GG's powers and further increasing the autonomy of the provinces.[[/note]] and parliament of its own right. The territories, meanwhile, are under the direct control of the united Crown of Canada, represented in the territory by a commissioner. (Or to be more poetic: in a province, the Queen is the Queen because she the the Queen of the province. In a territory, she is the Queen because she is the Queen of Canada as a whole.)

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UsefulNotes/{{Canada}} is made up of ten provinces and three territories. The theory of this is that each of the provinces is a separate, independent monarchy that has joined with the other separate, independent monarchies to form the united monarchy of Canada. As such, each has its own Lieutenant-Governor[[note]]If you're wondering why they're ''Lieutenant'' Governors and not Governors, it's because they were originally subordinate to the federal Governor General (who technically still appoints them and could theoretically overrule them). However, several court rulings made them into direct representatives of the Queen instead of the Governor General, effectively reducing the GG's powers and further increasing the autonomy of the provinces.[[/note]] and parliament of its own right. The territories, meanwhile, are under the direct control of the united Crown of Canada, represented in the territory by a commissioner. (Or commissioner (or to be more poetic: in a province, the Queen is the Queen because she the the Queen of the province. In a territory, she is the Queen because she is the Queen of Canada as a whole.)
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!!'''Northwest Territories'''
->'''Capital:''' Yellowknife
->'''Other cities of note:''' Hay River (population: almost 4000)
->'''Best known for:''' The Mackenzie River, Great Slave Lake, Polar bear shaped license plates, COLD
->'''Population:''' 41,786. Tiny
->'''Notable media set in NWT:''' ''Arctic Air'', ''Ice Pilots''[[note]]the reality show that inspired ''Arctic Air''[[/note]], ''Series/IceRoadTruckers''
->'''Famous NWT-ers:''' Creator/MargotKidder
->'''Most common stereotype:''' Does anyone actually live there?
->'''Best way to insult a NWT-er:''' Why would you bother?
->'''Other useful info:''' It's the rump of the vast North-Western Territories, which at one point encompassed an area comparable in size to India--basically everything northwest of Ontario, with the exception of BC. Over the 19th and 20th centuries, Manitoba, Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nunavut were all carved out of it (in approximately that order). The Yellowknife Tim Hortons is the busiest Tim Hortons in the country, in part due to it being the only coffee shop within a day's drive on the only trucking route that services all the mining operations in the North that are reachable by road. Similarly, the Hay River Ford dealership was the most profitable in North America for years until the mining companies started diversifying their fleet. Contains the (fictional) [[SantaClaus H-Zero-H-Zero-H-Zero]] postal code via the [[LifeImitatesArt real life location it's considered attached to]][[note]][[YesVirginia if your kids ask]], thanks to modern pop culture you can tell them Santa [[{{UsefulNotes/Alaska}} has]] [[{{UsefulNotes/Finland}} multiple]] [[{{UsefulNotes/Spain}} forwarding]] [[{{UsefulNotes/Turkey}} addresses]] and [[{{UsefulNotes/Sinterklaas}} aliases]], and watch the questions disappear [[TakeAThirdOption regardless of location]][[/note]].
->'''Geographic shape:''' Mainland NWT is shaped like a slide.


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!!'''Northwest Territories'''
->'''Capital:''' Yellowknife
->'''Other cities of note:''' Hay River (population: almost 4000)
->'''Best known for:''' The Mackenzie River, Great Slave Lake, Polar bear shaped license plates, COLD
->'''Population:''' 41,786. Tiny
->'''Notable media set in NWT:''' ''Arctic Air'', ''Ice Pilots''[[note]]the reality show that inspired ''Arctic Air''[[/note]], ''Series/IceRoadTruckers''
->'''Famous NWT-ers:''' Creator/MargotKidder
->'''Most common stereotype:''' Does anyone actually live there?
->'''Best way to insult a NWT-er:''' Why would you bother?
->'''Other useful info:''' It's the rump of the vast North-Western Territories, which at one point encompassed an area comparable in size to India--basically everything northwest of Ontario, with the exception of BC. Over the 19th and 20th centuries, Manitoba, Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nunavut were all carved out of it (in approximately that order). The Yellowknife Tim Hortons is the busiest Tim Hortons in the country, in part due to it being the only coffee shop within a day's drive on the only trucking route that services all the mining operations in the North that are reachable by road. Similarly, the Hay River Ford dealership was the most profitable in North America for years until the mining companies started diversifying their fleet. Contains the (fictional) [[SantaClaus H-Zero-H-Zero-H-Zero]] postal code via the [[LifeImitatesArt real life location it's considered attached to]][[note]][[YesVirginia if your kids ask]], thanks to modern pop culture you can tell them Santa [[{{UsefulNotes/Alaska}} has]] [[{{UsefulNotes/Finland}} multiple]] [[{{UsefulNotes/Spain}} forwarding]] [[{{UsefulNotes/Turkey}} addresses]] and [[{{UsefulNotes/Sinterklaas}} aliases]], and watch the questions disappear [[TakeAThirdOption regardless of location]][[/note]].
->'''Geographic shape:''' Mainland NWT is shaped like a slide.


->'''Notable media set in Yukon:''' ''Yukon Men'', ''Ice Pilots'', ''WesternAnimation/YvonOfTheYukon'', ''Film/{{City of Gold|1957}}'', any story set during the Klondike Gold Rush[[note]]like Charlie Chaplin's ''Film/TheGoldRush'' and several literary works by Creator/JackLondon[[/note]]

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->'''Notable media set in Yukon:''' ''Yukon Men'', ''Ice Pilots'', ''WesternAnimation/YvonOfTheYukon'', ''Film/{{City of Gold|1957}}'', any story set during the Klondike Gold Rush[[note]]like Rush (like Charlie Chaplin's ''Film/TheGoldRush'' and several literary works by Creator/JackLondon[[/note]]Creator/JackLondon)


->'''Best way to insult an Albertan:''' Serve a vegetarian meal[[note]]Though k. d. lang is actually vegetarian and from Calgary[[/note]], vote [[UsefulNotes/CanadianPolitics Liberal or NDP]] (this one may not work as well anymore, considering Alberta voted in its first NDP majority government in 2015). Tell an Edmontonian that Calgary is better (or vice-versa). Insult Calgary's mayor (Calgarians only)

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->'''Best way to insult an Albertan:''' Serve a vegetarian meal[[note]]Though meal[[note]]The Canadian country music scene, based in Alberta, famously turned its back on Calgarian singer k. d. lang is actually vegetarian and from Calgary[[/note]], not when she came out as a lesbian but when she came out as a ''vegetarian''[[/note]], vote [[UsefulNotes/CanadianPolitics Liberal or NDP]] (this one may not work as well anymore, considering Alberta voted in its first NDP majority government in 2015). Tell an Edmontonian that Calgary is better (or vice-versa). Insult Calgary's mayor (Calgarians only)


->'''Territorial official motto:''' ''Nunavut Sannginivut''[[labelnote:*]]"Our Land/Nunavut [same thing in Inuktitut], Our Strength." Technically this should be in Inuktitut syllabics but technical limitations make that difficult at best on this site.[[/labelnote]]

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->'''Territorial official motto:''' ''Nunavut Sannginivut''[[labelnote:*]]"Our Land/Nunavut [same thing in Inuktitut], Our Strength." Technically this should be in Inuktitut syllabics but technical limitations make that difficult at best on this site.wiki.[[/labelnote]]


->'''Territorial official motto:''' ''Nunavut Sannginivut''[[labelnote:*]]"Our Land/Nunavut [same thing in Inuktitut], Our Strength." Technically this should be in Inuktitut syllabics but technical limitations make that difficult at best on this site.[[/labelnote]]



->'''Famous Nunavummiut:''' Susan Aglukark

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->'''Famous Nunavummiut:''' Susan AglukarkAglukark[[note]]Born in Churchill, MB but raised in what is now Arviat, Nunavut[[/note]]


->'''Notable media set in Yukon:''' ''Yukon Men'', ''Ice Pilots'', ''WesternAnimation/YvonOfTheYukon'', ''Film/{{City of Gold|1957}}''

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->'''Notable media set in Yukon:''' ''Yukon Men'', ''Ice Pilots'', ''WesternAnimation/YvonOfTheYukon'', ''Film/{{City of Gold|1957}}''Gold|1957}}'', any story set during the Klondike Gold Rush[[note]]like Charlie Chaplin's ''Film/TheGoldRush'' and several literary works by Creator/JackLondon[[/note]]


->'''Notable media set in Yukon:''' ''Yukon Men'', ''Ice Pilots'', ''WesternAnimation/YvonOfTheYukon''

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->'''Notable media set in Yukon:''' ''Yukon Men'', ''Ice Pilots'', ''WesternAnimation/YvonOfTheYukon''''WesternAnimation/YvonOfTheYukon'', ''Film/{{City of Gold|1957}}''



->'''Notable media set in Nunavut:''' ''Ice Pilots'', ''VideoGame/Sly2BandOfThieves''

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->'''Notable media set in Nunavut:''' ''Ice Pilots'', ''VideoGame/Sly2BandOfThieves''''VideoGame/Sly2BandOfThieves'', ''Series/TheTerror''


There is a clear sense of [[FriendlyRivalry boisterous competition]] between all thirteen divisions (and sometimes within an individual region as well), this is mostly centered on [[EnemyMine Toronto]].

In keeping with Canada as the second largest country by land mass (only beaten by UsefulNotes/{{Russia}} in sheer size, and the majority of the country is cold empty forest just like them), most of these divisions are quite large, Nunavut in particular is almost as large as Europe. However, some provinces are much smaller, reflecting the divisions of the original settlers.

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There is a clear sense of [[FriendlyRivalry boisterous competition]] between all thirteen divisions (and sometimes within an individual region as well), well); this is mostly centered on [[EnemyMine Toronto]].

In keeping with Canada as the second largest country by land mass (only beaten by UsefulNotes/{{Russia}} in sheer size, and the majority of the country is cold empty forest just like them), most of these divisions are quite large, large; Nunavut in particular is almost as large as Europe. However, some provinces are much smaller, reflecting the divisions of the original settlers.


->'''Notable media set in Nova Scotia:''' ''Series/TrailerParkBoys'', ''Film/HoboWithAShotgun'' ([[CanadaDoesNotExist probably]]), ''Film/MyBloodyValentine'', ''WesternAnimation/TheodoreTugboat'', mentioned in "You're So Vain" by Music/CarlySimon.

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->'''Notable media set in Nova Scotia:''' ''Series/TrailerParkBoys'', ''Film/HoboWithAShotgun'' ([[CanadaDoesNotExist probably]]), ''Film/MyBloodyValentine'', ''Film/SelfDefense'', ''WesternAnimation/TheodoreTugboat'', mentioned in "You're So Vain" by Music/CarlySimon.

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