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Description Animation of the changes to the borders of Canada.

The captions read as follows:

July 1, 1867: Dominion of Canada formed

July 15, 1870: Rupert's Land and North-Western Territory join, become North-West Territories; Manitoba formed

July 20, 1871: British Columbia joins

July 1, 1873: Prince Edward Island joins

July 26, 1874: Ontario provisionally expanded north and west

April 12, 1876: District of Keewatin formed

September 1, 1880: British Arctic Islands joins as part of North-West Territories

July 1, 1881: Manitoba expanded

May 7, 1886: Border of District of Keewatin adjusted

August 12, 1889: Ontario's expansion finalised

June 13, 1898: Yukon Territory formed, Quebec enlarged

May 23, 1901: Yukon Territory adjusted

September 1, 1905: Alberta and Saskatchewan formed, District of Keewatin dissolved

May 15, 1912: Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec enlarged; North-West Territories renamed Northwest Territories

March 11, 1927: Border with Newfoundland adjusted

March 31, 1949: Newfoundland joins

April 1, 1999: Nunavut formed

December 6, 2001: Newfoundland renamed Newfoundland and Labrador

April 1, 2003: Yukon Territory renamed Yukon
Date 15 July 2009
Source Own work
Author Golbez


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