Red Deer is located on the Red Deer River, from which it derives its name.
Prior to European settlement, the area was a gathering place that was inhabited by Aboriginal tribes including the Blackfoot, Plains Cree and Stoney.
On March 25, 1913, Red Deer was incorporated as a city
The highest temperature ever recorded in Red Deer was 37.2 °C (99 °F) on 8 July 1906, 2 July 1924, and 28 & 29 June 1937. The coldest recorded temperature was −50.6 °C (−59 °F) on 17 December 1924. The city lies in the 4a plant hardiness zone.
Red Deer hosted the Canada Games in winter 2019.
The city is now a centre for the oil and natural gas extraction and related industries and also for agriculture and agricultural services. Red Deer is a regional centre for administration with a courthouse and provincial building.
Red Deer is located near the midpoint of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor and is surrounded by Red Deer County.
The Estimated Population of Red Deer is 103,588.
Red deer is 855 m above sea level.
Red Deer is located in aspen parkland, a region of rolling hills that is home to oil, grain, and cattle production.
Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario.
Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the fourth most populous city in North America.
Toronto is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe.
The city is home to the Toronto Stock Exchange, the headquarters of Canada’s five largest banks, and the headquarters of many large Canadian and multinational corporations.
Toronto is the only Canadian city with 7 major sports teams.
When Europeans first arrived at the site of present-day Toronto, the vicinity was inhabited by the Iroquois, who had displaced the Wyandot people, occupants of the region for centuries before c. 1500.
Toronto is the third-largest city for English theatre, being just behind New York and London.
Toronto Pearson International Airport is the busiest airport in Canada. In 2015, 41 million travellers passed through the airport.
The Toronto Islands are the largest urban car-free community in North America.
The name Toronto is likely derived from the Iroquoian word tkaronto, meaning “a place where trees stand in the water”.
Toronto covers an area of 630 square kilometres, with a maximum north-south distance of 21 kilometres.
Toronto has over 1,500 parks and 10 million trees.
The Toronto Public Library consists of 100 branches with more than 11 million items in its collection
56.7% of Torontonians are Christian, making Christianity the largest faith group in the city.
Toronto has partnerships with Chicago, Illinois, United States; Chongqing, China; Frankfurt, Germany & Milan, Italy.
The city of Toronto was known as York, the capital of Upper Canada in 1793. York was incorporated and renamed Toronto in 1834.
The coldest temperature ever recorded in Toronto was -31.3°C on January 4, 1981. The hottest temperatures ever recorded were 41°C from there are over 8,000 restaurants in Toronto, and it would take you 22 years to try them all if you tried a new one every night July 7-9 in 1936.
The Toronto Zoo is the largest in Canada.
Toronto has friendships status with Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Kyiv, Ukraine; Quito, Ecuador; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sagamihara, Japan & Warsaw, Poland.
There are around 160 completed skyscrapers in Toronto and 112 more are being constructed.
Toronto is 76.5 metres above sea level.
English is the predominant language spoken by Torontonians with approximately 95 per cent of residents having proficiency in the language, although only 54.7 per cent of Torontonians reported English as their mother tongue.
Over 180 languages and dialects are spoken in the city.
The city hosts the annual Honda Indy Toronto car race, part of the IndyCar Series schedule, held on a street circuit at Exhibition Place.
Dundas Street is actually the product of multiple smaller streets being joined together.
Toronto has the second-largest public transit system in North America.
Little Italy, Little Portugal and Chinatown have dual-language street signs written in both English and a language other than French.
Toronto is North America’s third-largest venue for movie production. There are over 25,000 jobs in feature film production.
There are 9,520 streets in Toronto. The longest street is Lawrence Avenue East.
There are 301 measurable days of sunshine in Toronto.
Intended to be an exclusively British utopian settlement centred on the idea of sobriety, the town was founded in 1903 by the Barr Colonists, who came directly from the United Kingdom.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Lloydminster was 38.1 °C on 12 July 2002. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −50.0 °C on 13 January 1911.
The Estimated Population of Lloydminster is 31,410.
The town was named for George Lloyd, an Anglican priest who in 1922 would become Bishop of Saskatchewan.
Lloydminster is 645 m above sea level.
On January 1, 1958, the Town of Lloydminster received its charter as the City of Lloydminster and became the tenth city in both provinces.
The newly founded hamlet of Lloydminster was located astride the fourth Meridian in the Northwest Territories. When the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were created in 1905 and the fourth Meridian selected as the inter-provincial boundary, the Village of Lloydminster was split in two.
Swift Current, also known as Speedy Creek, is the fifth-largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
In 2016, Swift Current became the first city in Saskatchewan to install a permanent rainbow crosswalk.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Swift Current was 41.7 °C on 12 July 1886. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −47.8 °C on 16 February 1936.
Swift Current’s tallest commercial building is the EI Wood Building, located downtown.
The longest-running business in Swift Current is the Imperial Hotel, also known as “The Big Eye” due to the large eye painted on the side. It was built in 1903 and was used as evidence that Swift Current should be granted village status.
The Estimated Population of Swift Current is 16,604.
The settlement of Swift Current was established in 1883 after the CPR surveyed a railway line as far as Swift Current Creek.
Swift Current host to the Windscape Kite Festival, which is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada.
Swift Current is 817 m above sea level.
The Swift Current railway station has been designated a historic railway station in 1991.