Talk:List of census divisions of Alberta

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Undiscussed move[edit]

A good faith move of List of census divisions in Alberta to List of census divisions of Alberta, without discussion, with the rationale of "to be consistent with other census divisions lists", has resulted in an inconsistency. It is now inconsistent with, possibly among others:

Any suggestions on how this inconsistency should be resolved? Hwy43 (talk) 18:53, 4 May 2011 (UTC)

I can understand the difference, there are multiple towns in Alberta, but the province isn't divided into towns, it is divided into census divisions. For another example, there are multiple mayors in Alberta, but no one is a mayor of Alberta, there are premiers of Alberta. 117Avenue (talk) 20:10, 4 May 2011 (UTC)
117 Avenue, Forgive that I have found your comment and associated edit summary a tad ambiguous.
Are you advising that you support the move to "...of Alberta" in this case?
And are you suggesting that since the sum of all census divisions (in terms of area) equals the province (in terms of area), using of would be favourable over in this case? Hwy43 (talk) 03:57, 5 May 2011 (UTC)
Yes. I believe that a census division is "of the province" and not "in the province". The province has been divided into these census divisions, hence the name. 117Avenue (talk) 05:39, 5 May 2011 (UTC)
Okay. I see your perspective. So the 10 list articles I provided above are things "in the province", whereas census divisions are "of the province". This is satisfactory and my reservations are quelled. I'll go through what links here and avoid the redirects.
I wonder if there are any candidates at Index of Alberta-related articles that should be changed from in to of or vice versa based on this discussion. A task for a rainy day perhaps. Hwy43 (talk) 06:12, 5 May 2011 (UTC)