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1. This Canadian province is Canada's easternmost province, it's where the sun first rises on Canada. It has its own time zone. The provincial capital is St. John's.
2. The vote is still out as to whether this next province is a distinct society or not. It is a place where you will encounter a Catholic church every ten paces. Here you will find the 'coolest' kids on the Canadian playground. They sing louder, dance better and laugh longer than other Canadians. This province has a certain savoir faire, a sort of joie de vivre. A carefree "je ne sais quoi". Granted, you may run into trouble if you don't speak the language - and the odds are you don't. :)
3. Visit this province where the provincial motto could well be "Not as flat as you'd think". Here, seasons are variable and rains are optional. This place has a long history involving gophers, dust storms, droughts, tornadoes, swarms of grasshoppers, and just for fun, an occasional armed uprising.
4. This is the "Land of Dreamers and Doers and Schemers and Schooners" -not to mention Ashley MacIsaac. Welcome to Canada's "Ocean Playground". Come for the sunshine stay for the rain. Here a Scottish heritage is celebrated by dressing in clashing plaid and throwing heavy objects in the air. The largest provincial city is Halifax and its main exports are comedians - most of whom were originally imported from Newfoundland.
5. This beautiful little province was originally dubbed "Abegweit" by the Mi'kmaq Indians. Abegweit being interpreted literally: "Potatoes again". (No, not really.) Everybody loves this place, especially its residents. Here people are wonderfully kind to strangers and are united by one thing: They all hate Anne of Green Gables. Another pet peeve could well be jokes about how small it is and getting headlock noogies from all the other provinces.
6. Welcome to the province located somewhere between Washington and Alaska. Where its main industries are forestry, whale watching, and tourism, and its main hobbies are anti-forestry, anti-whaling and anti-tourism. The official emblem of this beautiful, but damp province could well be an umbrella turned inside out - with an activist chained to it. Drinking a latte. People in this province love to phone up the other provinces in the middle of February to ask if flowers are blooming where they are. Then they laugh and hang up.
7. This province is rich in culture. Located "Not quite in the West, but not really East either!" Its main industry is wheat, wheat and more wheat. This place exports more Ukrainian dance troops than any other place on earth - and that includes the Ukraine. (Just kidding). Here you can watch polar bears meander through the streets of Churchill. There are lots of other fun things to do here in the "Land of a Thousand Friendly Lakes".
8. In this province you will find an Irving Gas Station on every corner and a Tim Horton's Doughnut Shop on every other one. This province is home to the mighty tides of the Fundy, the Tidal Bore, Magnetic Hill and the world's longest covered bridge. You can also find an honest-to-goodness giant lobster statue if you feel so inclined.
9. This province, home to Niagara Falls, the CN Tower, the SkyDome and the world's longest parking lot, which is what Gardiner Expressway becomes every day during rush hour. Its capital city, Toronto, pronounced T'ranna, is the great gravity well of Canadian society. Sooner or later, everybody ends up in Toronto whether they like it or not. Its main industries are power, banking and ticking off Western Canada.
10. Welcome to the province where the official motto could well be, "We have oil. We have money. We have guns. Don't tick us off!" This province pumps more cash into Confederation than any other province. Residents believe in Western hospitality, but don't push your luck. The Calgary Stampede and Klondike Days are held here every year. It is also proud home of the legendary West Edmonton Mall and the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Source: Author Ballykissangel
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