November 2017 Prayer Items

City, Town, People Group Population

Some Info.

Georgetown, Prince Edward Island

555

Founded in 1732 on eastern PEI. It has a ‘deep water harbour’. Has Anglican, R.C. and Baptist Churches.

Nanaimo, British Columbia

90,504

The Harbour City” is the site of ferry terminals onto Vancouver Island. Pray for churches and that God would draw people from Nanaimo to Himself. Pray for the homeless in the larger area

Hinton, Alberta

9,882

Close to the Rocky Mountains. Economy includes: coal, pulp and wood products, oil and gas, tourism with an abundance of recreational opportunities in the area. People of no religion – 35 %, R.C.- 25%. Pray that God’s people would reach out to the people of Hinton through relationship, service and evangelism.

Pelly Crossing, Yukon Territory

353

Home of the Selkirk First Nation. Great ‘natural’ environment. Has an Anglican church.

Marystown, Newfoundland & Labrador

5,316

Has a history of and a shipbuilding capacity. Many people are working on oil platforms or far from home. Pray for a long term shipbuilding contract and for a proposed aquaculture project to get going. Pray for people struggling with drugs and alcohol. Though many have religion pray that people would come to know the truth in Christ and come into relationship with Him.

Shawinigan, Quebec

49,349

Home town of former prime minister Jean Chretien. Economy includes hydroelectricity, aluminum, chemicals, pulp and paper.

Gjoa Haven (Uqsuqtuug), Nunavut

1,324

A growing community founded in 1903 by Roald Amundsen a Norwegian arctic explorer. The Inuit came to trade and then stayed in “the finest little harbor in the world”. Has Anglican & R.C. churches.

Aklavik, Northwest Territories

590

About 100 km. south of the Arctic Ocean. Population is about 32% native Indian, 60% Inuit. Motto: ‘Never say die’.

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

4,364

First settled by Europeans in 1784. It is a university town with St. Francis Xavier Univ. being highly rated. Has Gaelic and Acadian roots and the longest running Highland Games in N.A. There are R.C., evangelical and other churches.

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

73,368

Is across the river from the U.S. One of the oldest French settlements in N.A. Economy has steal, alternative energy.

Grand Falls, New Brunswick

5,326

Motto: ‘For one Heart’. Close to Canada / U.S. border. French settlers here already in 1686. Main industries: potato farming & processing, tourism. Mostly R.C. Bilingual town.

The Pas, Manitoba

5,369

Main economic contributors: agriculture, forestry, commercial fishing, services, paper & lumber mill. Has a university college.

North Battleford (& Battleford), Saskatchewan

14,315 4,429 (Batt) Combined: 18,744

Permanent European settlement started in Battleford in 1875. Christian Assyrians from Persia were among the first settlers in N. Battleford coming in 1903.

Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Aprox. 765 –800,00

Has the mildest climate in Canada. It is beautiful, and rich in nature with recreational opportunities in abundance and a more relaxed pace of life. Many people do not engage in any church life. Pray that people would have a hunger and thirst for God and seek Him. Pray for homeless people. Pray for the strengthening of churches.
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