April 2017 Prayer Items

Items: 14

City, Town, People Group

Population

Some Info.

Saguenay, Quebec

145 949

About 200 km. north of Quebec City. Northern edge of larger population centres. Growing economy in energy, aluminium, boreal forest, and biology.

London, Ontario

383 822

A technology hub. Medical research, education, insurance are important factors in economy. Motto: ‘Through Labour and Perseverance’

Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

13 304

Agriculture and transportation important. Has some of the best soil in Canada. Motto: ‘progress’. Pray that people would come to Christ.

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

33 890

Home of snow birds aerobatic air show team. Transportation hub for agricultural products. Pray for new life in Christ and for spiritual fathers to arise and lead others to the Heavenly Father.

Grande Prairie, Alberta

63166

Seventh largest city in Alberta. Industry: Oil and gas, agriculture, forestry, food services. Has prairie on west, north, east sides. Has Chinooks.

Inuit People of Canada

60 000

Inuit means “the people”. 73% of Inuit people in Canada live in all of our northern / arctic regions. 50 % in Nunavut alone. Inuit make up about 4.2% of Canada’s aboriginal people. Pray for youth, hope, churches, christian mission organizations.

Carmacks, Yukon Territory

493

Home to the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation. Started with coal mining. Popular recreational activities. Has a United Pentecostal church.

Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories

1 202

Located on an island on the Mackenzie/Dehcho river. Gateway to the Nahanni national park.

Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq), Nunavut

1766

Has a young population. Research hub with a year-round research centre opening this year. Has Catholic, Anglican and Pentecostal churches.

Montague, Prince Edward Island

1 961

Wendy’s and Tim Horton’s first shared a location here. Regional centre.

Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

94 285

The telephone was invented here. Has the scenic Cabot Trail.

Bathurst, New Brunswick

11 897

High bilingual population. Excellent fishing. Recent mine closure has significantly increased unemployment.

Grand Falls / Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador

14 171

Largest town in central Newfoundland. Town founded and grew because of the pulp and paper industry.

Prince Rupert, British Columbia

12 220

Has more rain than any city in Canada and contains a deep natural port. Economy is based on the port, fishing and tourism.

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