WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE...
Canada’s most important element
by Sue Kliebenschädel
January 18, 2008







Alberta
Capital Edmonton
Area 255,286 sq mi
661,188 sq km
Population 2,696,826 (1996 census)
MajorCities
(1996 census)
Calgary (768,082), Edmonton (616,306),
Lethbridge (63,053), Red Deer (60,075),
St. Albert (46,888)
Highest Point Mt. Columbia
12,293 feet 3,747 meters
Industry petroleum and coal products, food processing, chemicals
Agriculture beef cattle, wheat, canola, barley, hogs, milk
Minerals and Resources petroleum, natural gas


British Columbia
Capital Victoria
Area 365,946 sq mi
947,796 sq km
Population 3,724,500 (1996 census)
Major Cities
(1996 census)
Vancouver (514,008), Surrey (304,477),
Burnaby (179,209), Richmond (148,867),
Abbotsford (105,403)
Highest Point Fairweather Mtn.
15,299 feet 4,663 meters
Industry fishing (salmon), forestry, wood products, paper products, food products
Agriculture milk, apples, beef cattle
Minerals and Resources coal, copper