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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, United Kingdom [4]

 South Korea – :Gwacheon[5]

[6]

[7][8]

Germany –:Hügelsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Canada –:Gatineau, Quebec[b][12]

China –:Harbin, Heilongjiang, China[12]

United States –:Nashville, Tennessee, United States[13]

South Korea –:Wonju, Gwandong, South Korea[14]

Netherlands –:Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands[15]

Canada –:Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada[16]

British Columbia[edit]

British Columbia

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Guangdong, China (1995)

Japan –: Fukagawa, Hokkaidō, Japan[17]

[18]

China –:Zhongshan, Guangdong, China

Japan –:Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

United States –:Mesa, Arizona, United States

South Korea –:Hwaseong, Gyeonggi, South Korea

Japan –: Ishikari, Japan (1983)[19]

[20]

[21]

China –:Foshan, China

South Korea –:Paju, South Korea

Japan –:Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan[22]

[23]

Japan –:Kasugai, Japan

Netherlands –:Veendam, Netherlands

Zambia –:Senanga, Zambia

United States –: Lynden, Washington, United States[24][25]

Japan Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan[26][27]–1963 was the first Sister City agreement between Canadian and Japanese cities. (Subject to research confirmation)

Philippines Quezon City, Philippines[27] The agreement was signed in 1991.[28]

China Lijiang, Yunnan, China[27]

China Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China[27]

China Yunfu, Guangdong, China[27]

Japan –: Chiba City, Japan [29]

Japan –:Ikeda, Hokkaido, Japan[30]

Japan –:Shiraoi, Hokkaido, Japan[31]

Japan –: Wakayama, Japan[32]

Japan –:Inashiki, Ibaraki, Japan[33]

[34]

 Japan –:Kōtō, Japan

 China –:Zhuhai, China

 China –:Ningbo, China

 South Korea –:Dongjak, South Korea

 China –:Taicang, China

 India –:Ludhiana, India

 India –:Jalandhar, India

 China –:Jincheng, China

[35]

Ukraine –:Odessa, Ukraine

Japan –:Yokohama, Japan

Scotland –:Edinburgh, Scotland

China –:Guangzhou, China

United States –:Los Angeles, California, United States

[36]

India –:Anandpur Sahib, India

Austria –:Frankenburg am Hausruck, Austria

United States –:Modesto, California, United States

Canada –:Saint-Lambert, Quebec, Canada

Italy –:Tavullia, Italy

Japan –:Tome, Miyagi, Japan

[37]

Russia –:Khabarovsk, Russia

New Zealand –:Napier, New Zealand

Japan –:Morioka, Japan

China –:Suzhou, China

Manitoba[edit]

Manitoba

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Henan, China (1994)

New Brunswick[edit]

New Brunswick

United States –:Lafayette, Louisiana, United States[40]

Italy –:Parma, Italy[41]

Canada –:North Bay, Ontario, Canada[42]

Slovenia –: Koper, Slovenia[43][44]

China –: Shantou, Guangdong, China[45]

Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador

Portugal –:Ílhavo, Portugal[46]

Republic of Ireland –:Waterford, Ireland[47]

Canada –:Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada[20]

Northwest Territories[edit]

Northwest Territories

United States Reno, Nevada, United States[48]

United States Fairbanks, Alaska, United States[48]

Russia Yakutsk, Russia[48]

Nova Scotia[edit]

Nova Scotia

Japan –:Hakodate, Japan[49][50]

Mexico –:Campeche, Mexico[51]

United States –:Norfolk, Virginia, United States.[52]

United States –:Cooperstown, New York, United States[53]

Ontario[edit]

Ontario

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Jiangsu, China (1984)

Sweden –:Leksand, Sweden[54]

Wales –:Bala, Wales[55]

Germany –: Zweibrücken, Germany [56]

England –: Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England[57]

[58]

Germany –:Lahr, Germany

South Korea –:Gunpo, South Korea

China –:Zhucheng, People's Republic of China

[59] [60]

United States –: Miami Beach, Florida, United States

United States –: Plano, Texas, United States

Portugal –:Ribeira Grande, Azores, Portugal

China –:Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China

England –:Brampton, England

Philippines –:Marikina, Philippines

South Korea –:Gapyeong, South Korea

China –:Fangshan District (Funhill), Beijing, China

Poland –:Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland[61]

United States –:Ontario, California, United States[62]

[63]

Netherlands –:Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Japan –:Itabashi, Japan

[64]

United States –:Franklin, Tennessee, United States

Scotland –:Comrie, Scotland

[65]

United States –:Boone, North Carolina, United States

Mexico –:Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Japan –:Katano, Japan

England –:Coventry, England[66]

[67]

United Kingdom –:Blairgowrie and Rattray, Scotland

United States –:Pleasanton, California, United States

Italy –:Castelfranco Veneto, Italy[68]

China –:Ma'anshan, China[70]

India –:Mangalore, India[71]

Mexico –:Monterrey, Mexico[72]

Italy –:Racalmuto, Italy[73]

United States –:Sarasota, Florida, United States[74]

Canada –:Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada[75]

Italy –:Valle Peligna, Italy[76]

China –:Nanjing, China[77]

China –:Huadu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China[78]

China –:Wuhan, Hubei, China[79]

Philippines –:Las Piñas City, Metro Manila, Philippines[80]

Japan –:Kariya, Aichi, Japan[81]

Canada –:Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada[82]

Canada –:Dorval, Quebec, Canada[83]

Japan –:Neyagawa, Japan[84]

China –:Beijing, China[85]

Egypt –:Cairo, Egypt[86]

Italy –:Catania, Italy[87]

[88]

United States –:Miamisburg, Ohio, United States

Jamaica –:Ocho Rios, Jamaica

China –:Dayi County, China

[89]

Scotland –:Perth, Perth & Kinross, Scotland

Japan –: Asago, Hyogo, Japan

United States –:Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States[90]

[91][92]

Israel –: Netanya, Israel

United States –: Lakeland, Florida, United States

China –: Shijiazhuang, China

[93]

Republic of Ireland –: County Louth, Ireland

Finland –: Forssa, Finland

Portugal –: Maia, Portugal

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

Russia –:Krasnoyarsk, Russia[94]

Trinidad and Tobago –:Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago[95]

[96] which are selected based on economic, cultural and political criteria.

[97]

Italy –: Sora, Italy

Israel –: Ramla, Israel

Japan –: Sanjō, Japan

China –: Yangzhou, China

Philippines –: Baguio, Philippines

Italy –: Delia, Italy

Italy –: Lanciano, Italy

New Zealand –: Warkworth, New Zealand[98]

[99]

China–: Changchun, China

England–: Coventry, England

Japan–: Fujisawa, Japan

Canada–: Granby, Quebec, Canada

South Korea–: Gunsan, South Korea

Poland–: Lublin, Poland

Germany–: Mannheim, Germany

El Salvador–: Las Vueltas, El Salvador

Republic of Macedonia–: Ohrid, Macedonia

France–: Saint-Étienne, France

Mexico–: Saltillo, Mexico

Italy–: Udine, Italy

[100]

United States –:Sylvania, Ohio, United States

Italy –:Pesche, Italy

Prince Edward Island[edit]

Prince Edward Island

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Hainan, China (2001)

Scotland –:Stirling, Scotland[101]

Quebec[edit]

Quebec

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Shandong, China (2008)[102][103]

China –:Shanghai, China (2011)

France –:Ornans, France[104]

France –:Angoulême, France[105]

Israel –:Ashkelon[106]

[107]

France –:La Roche-sur-Yon, France

Belgium –:Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium

France –:Community of Communes Ackerland and Kochersberg, France

Canada Edmonton, Alberta, Canada[b][12]

Canada –:Windsor, Ontario, Canada[99]

England –:Coventry, England[108][66]

Israel –: Kiryat Shmona[109]

France –:Dourdan, France[110]

United States –:Farmington, Maine, United States[111]

[112]

France –:Laval, France

Israel –:Petah Tikva, Israel

France –:Nice, France

France –:Grenoble, Frane

China –:Mudanjiang, China

Italy –:Padua, Italy

United States –: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States[113]

Algeria –:Algiers, Algeria[114]

Belgium –:Brussels, Belgium[115]

South Korea –:Busan, South Korea – 2000[116][117]

Republic of Ireland –:Dublin, Ireland[118][119]

Vietnam –:Hanoi, Vietnam[120]

Japan –:Hiroshima, Japan[121]

India –:Lucknow, India[122]

France –:Lyon, France[123]

Philippines –:Manila, Philippines[124]

Haiti –:Port-au-Prince, Haiti[120]

El Salvador –:San Salvador, El Salvador[120]

China –:Shanghai, China[125]

Armenia –:Yerevan, Armenia[126]

France –:Paris, France – 2006[127]

[128]

France –:Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France

Canada –:Calgary, Alberta, Canada

France –:Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

China –:Changchun, China

Mexico –:Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Vietnam –:Huế, Vietnam

Belgium –:Liège, Belgium

Uruguay –:Montevideo, Uruguay

Belgium –:Namur, Belgium

Burkina Faso –:Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

France –:Paris, France

Russia –:St. Petersburg, Russia

China –:Xi'an, China

France –:Saint-Nazaire, France[129]

Canada –:Vernon, British Columbia, Canada[130]

United States –:Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States[131][132]

France –:La Flèche, France[133]

France –:Mérignac, France[134]

Canada –:Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada[16]

France –:Saint-Jean-d'Angély, France[135]

Saskatchewan[edit]

Saskatchewan

  • Provincial Twinning Relationships:[1]

China –:Jilin, China (1984)

Yukon[edit]

Yukon

France –:Lancieux, France[136]

Japan –:Ushiku, Japan[137][138]

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Footnotes[edit]

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