The following worksheets will introduce your students to aspects of Canadian culture, government, and more.

Canada is located just north of the United States, on the other side of the 49th parallel. While many countries initially claimed land in Canada, it was primarily owned (and fought over) by France and England. This collection of worksheets explores the history, geography, industry, etc. of each of the Canadian providences and territories, offering short reading passages, maps, and two questionnaires for each. Answer keys have also been provided for the questionnaires.

Fun Fact: The United States and Canada share the world’s longest international border (5,525 miles) and the world’s shortest international bridge (Zavikon Island – 32 feet).

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Alberta - Reading Passage

Over 80% of the population of Alberta lives in the metropolitan Calgary-Edmonton area. This metro area is ranked high in quality of life and average income and is one of the fastest growing areas in Canada.

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Blank Map Alberta Map

A nice solid outline of the province for your class to work with.

Alberta Poster

A colored map for you to use to highlight areas of the province.

British Columbia and Alberta Map

A detailed map of the major parts of the two provinces. Includes upper Washington state (U.S.)

Alberta - Multiple Choice Questions

The Rocky Mountains influence the rainfall of Alberta. Which of the following statements describes this influence?

Alberta - Short Answer Questions

Explain why Alberta has just one four-lane highway and this interstate highway connects Calgary and Edmonton.

British Columbia - Reading Worksheet

The economy is based upon the vast natural resources available in the area. Forests cover over half of British Columbia.

British Columbia - Multiple Choice Questions

It is north of Washington State in the United States. A unique feature of British Columbia is that it also borders Alaska to the west.

British Columbia - Short Answer Questions

10.6% of the population of British Columbia is of Chinese heritage. If you interviewed 200 people walking through a shopping mall in Vancouver, how many people of Chinese heritage would you expect to talk with?

British Columbia Map Outline

A large silhouette of the province for you to work with and write on.

The province of Manitoba - Reading Worksheet

Manitoba, along with Alberta and Saskatchewan, are called the Prairie Provinces of Canada.

Manitoba - Multiple Choice Questions

Manitoba contains over 100,000 lakes and is part of the prairie pothole region of North America that is the summer nesting grounds for many species of waterfowl, especially ducks and geese.

Manitoba- Short Answer Questions

Manitoba is relatively flat ground in the middle of the continent so its weather is not influenced by the ocean or mountain ranges.

Manitoba Map

A blank map for you to work with.

New Brunswick - Reading Worksheet

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are known as Canada’s Maritime Provinces.

New Brunswick- Multiple Choice Questions

About one-third of the people in New Brunswick speak French as their native language. Canada has a mixed culture across the country as far as whether English or French is generally spoken.

New Brunswick - Short Answer Questions

Historically forestry and the production of lumber products have been important to the New Brunswick economy.

New Brunswick Outline

A large printable map.

Newfoundland and Labrador - Reading Worksheet

Newfoundland is an island in the Atlantic Ocean and the provincial capital of St. John's is located on the eastern tip of the island.

Newfoundland Map

A smaller printable that allows you draw around it.

Newfoundland and Labrador - Multiple Choice Questions

The island and the mainland parts of the province have different climates. Newfoundland is generally humid and experiences weather similar to its neighboring province of New Brunswick. However, Labrador extends far enough north to be considered a polar tundra climate.

Newfoundland and Labrador - Short Answer Questions

Labrador is largely uninhabited. The population density for the entire province of Newfoundland and Labrador is just 3.6 persons per square mile.

The Northwest Territories - Reading Worksheet

The Northwest Territories is not a Canadian province but a territory that is administered directly by the federal government of Canada, just like U.S. territories such as the Virgin Islands are.

The Northwest Territories - Multiple Choice Questions

Due to its northerly location the Northwest Territories experience climate extremes.

The Northwest Territories - Short Answer Questions

In the Northwest Territories there are eleven official languages, including English, French and nine native languages but three-quarters of the people report that they speak English as their first language.

Nova Scotia - Reading Worksheet

Nova Scotia is a large peninsula that is separated from New Brunswick by the Bay of Fundy, a large saltwater inlet of the Atlantic Ocean.

Nova Scotia Map

A floating island to print and work on.

Nova Scotia - Multiple Choice Questions

Because of its location near the ocean, Nova Scotia is Canada's warmest province.

Nova Scotia - Short Answer Questions

The economy of Nova Scotia has traditionally been centered on fishing since the 1700s but the cod catch declined significantly in the 1990s due to overfishing.

Nunavut - Reading Worksheet

The majority of people in Nunavut Territory are Inuit, who used to be called Eskimos by other people in North America.

Nunavut - Multiple Choice Questions

The sections of Nunavut below the Arctic Circle have a subarctic climate which means the short summers can be hot while the long winter is very cold, with long periods of temperatures well below zero.

Nunavut - Short Answer Questions

The wildlife native to the territory includes the major arctic animals like polar bears, caribou, arctic fox, walruses and muskox.

Ontario - Reading Worksheet

The province is so large that the geography and climate vary, especially from north to south.

Ontario Map

This is a unique looking province and has a great deal of diversity.

Ontario - Multiple Choice Questions

Southern Ontario has a climate similar to that of the Midwestern United States with hot humid summers and cold winters. The eastern areas around Lake Superior and Lake Huron experience lake-effect snow, which means these areas get more snow due to the lake's environment than the neighboring regions.

Ontario - Short Answer Questions

Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, is located in Ontario. Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is the largest city in Canada with a population over 5 million people in the greater metropolitan area.

Prince Edward Island - Reading Worksheet

Prince Edward Island is Canada's smallest province both in physical size and population.

Prince Edward Island- Multiple Choice Questions

Prince Edward Island is long and narrow and the landscape consists mostly of rolling hillsides and some forested areas.

Prince Edward Island - Short Answer Questions

The main access to the island is by ferry or air. However, on May 31, 1997 the Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island allowed vehicles to access the island.

Quebec - Reading Worksheet

Quebec occupies a huge portion of land in eastern Canada and is the largest province in the country.

Quebec Outlined Map

A broad tilted map for your own use.

Quebec - Multiple Choice Questions

Quebec extends from Canada's southern border with the United States to the Hudson Strait, which is near to the Arctic Circle.

Quebec - Short Answer Questions

Combined with the harsh climate of the northern half of Quebec, much of the land of the province is sparsely populated.

Saskatchewan - Reading Worksheet

Saskatchewan is an inland province in western Canada located between Manitoba to the east and Alberta to the west.

Saskatchewan - Multiple Choice Questions

The glaciers that once covered vast areas of North America removed topsoil from large areas of Canada, leaving only bedrock covered with a thin layer of poor soil.

Saskatchewan - Short Answer Questions

Being a Prairie Province, Saskatchewan has historically been called The Bread Basket of Canada because of the amount of wheat grown there.

The Yukon Territory - Reading Worksheet

Canadian territories don’t have their own government like states and provinces do; the territorial officials report directly to the government of Canada.

The Yukon Territory Map

A well spaced out version of this map for your own use.

The Yukon Territory - Multiple Choice Questions

The Yukon Territory is famous in history because thousands of prospectors came during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 and 1898.

The Yukon Territory - Short Answer Questions

The northern parts of the Yukon are above the Arctic Circle and experience an arctic climate which means long, very cold winters and short cool summers.

Yukon Territory

A colored version of the territories.

All Canadian Provinces Map

Fit to a single portrait orientation on a single sheet of paper.

Blank Map

A full sized blank version.

Gray-scale Full Provinces Map

All major sections are prep-labelled for you.