List of sister cities in Canada

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This is a list of sister cities in Canada. This is a subset of the worldwide List of twin towns and sister cities. As well Canada also has Canada Provincial/State Twinning Relationships.[1]

[2][3]

Alberta[edit]

Alberta

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1][2]

China –:Heilongjiang, China (1981)

Japan –:Hokkaido, Japan (1980)

Scotland – :Airdrie, Scotland, UK [4]

British Columbia[edit]

British Columbia

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Guangdong, China (1995)

Japan –: Ishikari, Japan (1983)[11]

Japan –: Ōtaki, Hokkaidō, Japan (1989 twinning)

United States –: Lynden, Washington, United States[13][14]

Japan –: Chiba City, Japan (1969) twinning)

Manitoba[edit]

Manitoba

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Henan, China (1994)

New Brunswick[edit]

New Brunswick

Slovenia –: Koper, Slovenia[17][18]

China –: Shantou, Guangdong, China[19]

Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories[edit]

Northwest Territories

Russia –: Yakutsk, Russia [2]

Nova Scotia[edit]

Nova Scotia

Barbados –: Bridgetown, Barbados (July 2004 twinning)[dead link]

Japan –: Hakodate, Japan (1982)[20]

United States –: Norfolk, Virginia, United States (April 27, 2006) [3]

Ontario[edit]

Ontario

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Jiangsu, China (1984)

Germany –: Zweibrücken, Germany (1997, twinning)

England –: Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, UK (2013), twinning)[21]

South Korea –: Gunpo, South Korea (1996,[22])

United States –: Miami Beach, Florida, United States[23]

United States –: Plano, Texas, United States[23]

Scotland –: Comrie, Scotland, UK [24]

Scotland –: Blairgowrie, Scotland, UK [25]

China –: Beijing, China (1999)[26]

Egypt –: Cairo, Egypt[27]

Argentina –: Buenos Aires, Argentina[28]

Italy –: Campobasso, Italy[29]

Scotland –: Perth, Scotland, UK [30][31]

Republic of Ireland –: County Louth, Ireland

Finland –: Forssa, Finland

Portugal –: Maia, Portugal

United States –: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, United States (also twin city)

Philippines –: Baguio, Philippines[33]

New Zealand –: Warkworth, New Zealand (since 2003)

Prince Edward Island[edit]

Prince Edward Island

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Hainan, China (2001)

Scotland –:Stirling, Scotland, UK [34]

Quebec[edit]

Quebec

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Shanghai, China (2011)

Saskatchewan[edit]

Saskatchewan

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Jilin, China (1984)

Yukon[edit]

Yukon

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Canada China Twinning Relationships". China.gc.ca. Government of Canada. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Ambassador Clugston – Message on Canada Day 2015 in Japan". japan.gc.ca. Government of Canada. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 8—Relative to Alberta, Canada." (PDF). Legalinfo.ca.gc. Government of Alberta and California. April 28, 1997. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=2624 Retrieved 29 Dec 2016
  5. ^ "Canada–Germany: Institutions and Organizations". Germany.gc.ca. Government of Canada. January 20, 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Aubrey, Merrily K (2004). Naming Edmonton : from Ada to Zoie. (Edmonton Historical Board. Heritage Sites Committee) University of Alberta Press. pp. 132, 277. ISBN 0-88864-423-X. Retrieved March 26, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Sister Cities of Nashville". SCNashville.org. Retrieved August 3, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Gangwon – Alberta Relations" (PDF). Government of Alberta. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 26, 2014. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Vriendschap Bergen op Zoom met Edmonton (Friendship Bergen op Zoom met Edmonton)" (in Dutch). BN DeStem. BN DeStem. July 21, 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  10. ^ Sister & Friendship Cities
  11. ^ "Sister City". Campbell River. Government of Campbell River. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  12. ^ "British Columbia Local Government Twinnings Inventory" (PDF). BC Asia Twinnings. Government of British Columbia. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 6, 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  13. ^ Washington Sister Cities | Lt. Governor Brad Owen
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved November 2, 2015. 
  15. ^ Winnipeg City Council Minutes for 1978 Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  16. ^ Statement from Mayor Sam Katz. News Releases, 2 August 2007. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
  17. ^ [1]
  18. ^ SAINT JOHN - The city has a twin on the Adriatic Sea - Cleveland Slovenian
  19. ^ Canada China Twinning Relationships
  20. ^ "HRM-Hakodate Twinning 25th Anniversary". Halifax. Government of Halifax. 2007. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  21. ^ "International partnership between City of Barrie, Canada and the Harrogate district". Harrogate Borough Council. June 7, 2013. Archived from the original on August 2, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  22. ^ "City of Belleville". Retrieved 26 April 2015. 
  23. ^ a b c "Economic Development Committee Committee of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Brampton" (PDF). City of Brampton. City of Brampton. March 2, 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2016. City of Brampton currently has two formal Sister Cities; Page 7.1-1 
  24. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 29, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2017.  Retrieved 29 Dec 2016
  25. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 29, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017.  Retrieved 29 Dec 2016
  26. ^ "Mayor Watson signs exchange and co-operation agreement with Beijing". Retrieved 26 April 2015. 
  27. ^ Ottawa’s Sister Cities | Ottawa Updates
  28. ^ Ottawa’s Sister Cities | Ottawa Updates
  29. ^ Ottawa’s Sister Cities | Ottawa Updates
  30. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-18296979 Retrieved 31 Dec 2016
  31. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 29, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017.  Retrieved 29 Dec 2016
  32. ^ City of Sault Ste. Marie (Ontario)
  33. ^ "International Friendship and Twin City Relationships" (PDF). City of Vaughan Economic Development Strategy. Millier Dickinson Blais Inc. 2010. p. 58. 
  34. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2017.  Retrieved 31 Dec 2016
  35. ^ twinning
  36. ^ a b Henriquez, Gloria (March 5, 2016). "Dublin and Montreal to become twin cities". Global News. Shaw Media Inc. Retrieved March 26, 2016. 
  37. ^ "Ville de Québec". Archived from the original on October 26, 2005. Retrieved March 26, 2016. 

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Now part of Cold Lake, Alberta. Still holds a sister city in Germany separate from Cold Lake.
  2. ^ Originally named Hull, Quebec until January 1, 2002 See:2000–06 municipal reorganization in Quebec