Canada in French
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Le Canada

Canada is officially a bilingual country, though outside of the province of Québec, French is considerably less common than English. Nonetheless, Canada’s 13 provinces and territories have official names in both languages.

Alberta l’Alberta(f)
British Columbia la Colombie-Britannique   
Manitoba le Manitoba
New Brunswick le Nouveau-Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador la Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador   
Northwest Territories les Territoires du Nord-Ouest (m)
Nova Scotia la Nouvelle-Écosse
Nunavut le Nunavut
Ontario l’Ontario(m)
Prince Edward Island l’île du Prince-Édouard   (f)
Quebec le Québec
Saskatchewan la Saskatchewan*
Yukon (Territory) le Yukon
le territoire du Yukon

 * According to the Saskatchewan government’s official website and les Fransaskois (French-speaking inhabitants of Saskatchewan), this province is feminine. However, many dictionaries and websites mistakenly say it’s masculine.

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