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List of Canada-Japan Sister and Friendship Cities

As of April 2020

Canadian municipal / Province / Japanese municipal / Prefecture / Twinning date

AB: Alberta, BC: British Columbia, SK: Saskatchewan, MB: Manitoba, ON: Ontario, QC: Québec, PE: Prince Edward Island, YT: Yukon

  1. New Westminster / BC / Moriguchi / Osaka / April 10, 1963
  2. Vancouver / BC / Yokohama / Kanagawa / July 1, 1965
  3. Burnaby / BC / Kushiro Hokkaido / September 9, 1965
  4. Prince Rupert / BC / Owase / Mie / September 26, 1968
  5. Kawartha Lakes (Lindsay) / ON / Nayoro / Hokkaido / August 1, 1969
  6. North Vancouver / BC / Chiba / Chiba / January 1, 1970
  7. Winnipeg / MB / Setagaya / Tokyo / October 5, 1970
  8. Jasper / AB / Hakone / Kanagawa / July 4, 1972
  9. Richmond / BC / Wakayama / Wakayama / March 31, 1973
  10. Banff / AB / Unzen / Nagasaki / May 19, 1976
  11. Hamilton / ON / Fukuyama / Hiroshima / October 4, 1976
  12. Penticton / BC / Ikeda / Hokkaido / May 19, 1977
  13. Sparwood / BC / Kamisunagawa / Hokkaido / September 23, 1980
  14. Kelowna / BC / Kasugai / Aichi / February 5, 1981
  15. Taber / AB / Higashiomi / Shiga / March 27, 1981
  16. Mississauga / ON / Kariya / Aichi / July 7, 1981
  17. Quesnel / BC / Shiraoi / Hokkaido / July 13, 1981
  18. Timmins / ON / Naoshima / Kagawa / August 28, 1981
  19. Collingwood / ON / Katano / Osaka / November 3, 1981
  20. Halifax / NS / Hakodate / Hokkaido / November 25, 1982
  21. Campbell River / BC / Ishikari / Hokkaido / October 24, 1983
  22. Oakville / ON / Neyagawa / Osaka / April 6, 1984
  23. Rocky Mountain House / AB / Kamikawa / Hokkaido / June 21, 1984
  24. Whitehorse / YT / Ushiku / Ibaraki / April 19, 1985
  25. Victoria / BC / Morioka / Iwate / May 23, 1985
  26. Stony Plain / AB / Shikaoi / Hokkaido / August 26, 1985
  27. Camrose / AB / Kamifurano / Hokkaido / September 5, 1985
  28. Port Alberni / BC / Abashiri / Hokkaido / February 9, 1986
  29. Lacombe / AB / Rikubetsu / Hokkaido / July 5, 1986
  30. Vernon / BC / Tome / Miyagi / August 22, 1986
  31. Nelson / BC / Izu / Shizuoka / May 1, 1987
  32. Windsor / ON / Fujisawa / Kanagawa / December 2, 1987
  33. Oliver / BC / Bandai / Fukushima / April 23, 1988
  34. Surrey / BC / Koto / Tokyo / April 20, 1989
  35. Burlington / ON / Itabashi / Tokyo / May 12, 1989
  36. Castlegar / BC / Enbetsu / Hokkaido / June 21, 1989
  37. Canmore / AB / Higashikawa / Hokkaido / July 12, 1989
  38. Lake Cowichan / BC / Date / Hokkaido / October 8, 1989
  39. Salmon Arm / BC / Inashiki / Ibaraki / April 11, 1990
  40. Stettler / AB / Okoppe / Hokkaido / June 26, 1990
  41. Kamloops / BC / Uji / Kyoto / July 1, 1990
  42. Wetaskiwin / AB / Ashoro / Hokkaido / September 15, 1990
  43. Toronto (Scarborough) / ON / Sagamihara / Kanagawa / May 31,1991
  44. Barrhead / AB / Kitami / Hokkaido / July 4, 1991
  45. Hanna / AB / Wake / Okayama / March 21, 1993
  46. Charlottetown / PE / Ashibetsu / Hokkaido / July 1, 1993
  47. Vaughan / ON / Sanjo / Niigata / October 18, 1993
  48. Ashcroft / BC / Bifuka / Hokkaido / July 23, 1994
  49. Port Hardy / BC / Numata / Hokkaido / September 3, 1994
  50. Hope / BC / Izu / Shizuoka / August 1, 1995
  51. Summerland / BC / Toyokoro / Hokkaido / June 11, 1996
  52. Nanaimo / BC / Saitama / Saitama / September 25, 1996
  53. Mission / BC / Oyama / Shizuoka / October 7, 1996
  54. St-Valentin / QC / Mimasaka / Okayama / October 24, 1997
  55. Montreal / QC / Hiroshima / Hiroshima / May 20, 1998
  56. Whitecourt / AB / Yubetsu / Hokkaido / July 17, 1998
  57. Hinton / AB / Wanouchi / Gifu / August 21, 1998
  58. Abbotsford / BC / Fukagawa / Hokkaido / September 14, 1998
  59. Whistler / BC / Karuizawa / Nagano / March 3, 1999
  60. Crowsnest Pass / AB / Anpachi / Gifu / April 25, 2000
  61. Perth / ON / Asago / Hyogo / July 5, 2000
  62. Kenora / ON / Shimokawa / Hokkaido / February 16, 2001
  63. Lethbridge / AB / Haebaru / Okinawa / June 30, 2003
  64. Squamish / BC / Shimizu / Shizuoka / November 3, 2003
  65. Kimberley / BC / Annaka / Gunma / December 16, 2005
  66. Thunder Bay / ON / Gifu / Gifu / May 28, 2007
  67. Sidney / BC / Niimi / Okayama / June 30, 2008
  68. Didsbury / AB / Miki / Kagawa / April 28, 2009
  69. Barrie / ON / Murayama / Yamagata / October 30, 2017
  70. Regina / SK / Fujioka / Gunma / August 3, 2019 

Twinned province: Alberta / Hokkaido / October 17, 1980

Friendship and collaboration agreement: Quebec / Kyoto / May 26, 2016  

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2020-06-11