June 2017 Prayer Items

City, Town, People Group

Population

Some Info.

Calgary, Alberta

1,239,220

Home of Canada’s West. Pray for: Hope 150 (large Christian outreach event in downtown on June 30 & Canada Day). Pray that Jesus would be lifted up and for the leadership team, volunteers, favour with the city, canadian bands. Pray that many would receive Christ. (HOPE150.ca) Pray for Calgary
Toronto, Ontario

2,731,571 (GTA – 6,417,516)

Capital City of Ontario. Toronto is influential all across Canada as it is a centre for the media, culture, the arts, finance, and commerce. Pray for God’s people that they would be strong in Christ and His word.
Gatineau, Quebec

276,245

Fourth largest city in Quebec. It is across the river from Ottawa. Some federal departments are located here.
Victoria, British Columbia

85,792

The Garden City’. Capital city of B.C. It has one of the most favourable climates in Canada. It has universities, colleges, tech. sector and quite a few retirees. Motto: ‘Forever Free’
Kingston, Ontario

123,798

Dates back to 1673. Home town of our first Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald. Is in a strategic military location in Canada’s history. Pray for “The Cry” event (July 1): ‘A solemn assembly” Prayer and worship before God.
Canadian “First Nation” (Indian)

851, 560 (aprox. 60% of Canada’s total aboriginal people) (2011 census)

June 21: National Aboriginal Day. Pray that God’s word would be preeminent in all matters of life and faith.
Regina, Saskatchewan

215,106

Capital City of Saskatchewan. Economy includes the natural resources, agriculture and manufacturing sectors.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

705,244

The ‘Gateway to the West’ and the provincial capital. Is a railway and transportation hub with a diversified economy. Has Canadian air force operations / school.
Yellowknife, North West Territories

19,569

Capital City of N.W.T. Located on Great Slave Lake. Logo: Diamond Capital of North America. About 20% of population is aboriginal. At least 5 native languages spoken + english and french.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

25,085

Capital city of the Yukon. Motto: ‘Our People, Our Strength’. 54% of people lay claim to christian faith.
Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

403,131

Ranked as one of the best cities to live in in Canada. Started in 1749 as a British military & naval base. Was a major port of immigration and a primary Canadian military exit point.
Moncton, New Brunswick

71,889

Motto: ‘I rise again’. Officially a bilingual city. The economy is varied with transportation / distribution, retail, education, industry and many call centres.
Saint John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador (Capital City)

108,860

Motto: ‘Go forward.’ The name St. John’s possibly given by John Cabot in 1497 for Saint John the Baptist.
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