Districts of the Northwest Territories

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The vastness of Canada's Northwest Territories (spelled 'North-West Territories' from 1870 to 1905) meant that for much of its history it was divided into several districts for ease of administration.wikipedia
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Alberta

Alberta, CanadaABAlberta Transportation
Alberta and its neighbour Saskatchewan were districts of the Northwest Territories until they were established as provinces on September 1, 1905.

District of Alberta

AlbertaProvisional District of AlbertaAlberta Provisional District
The District of Alberta was one of four districts of the Northwest Territories created in 1882.

Assiniboia

District of AssiniboiaProvisional District of AssiniboiaAssiniboia Club
Assiniboia District refers to two historical districts of Canada's North-West Territories.

Provinces and territories of Canada

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The number and size of these territorial districts varied as other provinces and territories of Canada were created and expanded.
For much of the Northwest Territories' early history it was divided into several districts for ease of administration.

District of Athabasca

AthabascaAthabasca / AthabaskaAthabaska
The District of Athabasca was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

District of Saskatchewan

SaskatchewanSaskatchewan DistrictProvisional District of Saskatchewan
The District of Saskatchewan was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

District of Mackenzie

Mackenzie DistrictMackenzie
The District of Mackenzie was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

Yukon

Yukon TerritoryYKYT
It only obtained a recognizable local government in 1895 when it became a separate district of the Northwest Territories.

History of Northwest Territories capital cities

capital citycapital of the NWTcapital
The territory has changed the seat of government for numerous reasons, including civil conflict, development of infrastructure, and a history of significant revisions to its territorial boundaries.

List of regions of the Northwest Territories

Regionadministrative regionsadministrative district of the NWT
Although the Districts of Franklin, Mackenzie and Keewatin continued to appear on many maps (and were technically still extant), by the 1980s the actual practical governance of the Northwest Territories was divided into four administrative regions: Inuvik, Fort Smith, Keewatin and Baffin.
These regions are not to be confused with the former districts of the Northwest Territories.

History of the Northwest Territories

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Canada

CanadianCANCanadians
The vastness of Canada's Northwest Territories (spelled 'North-West Territories' from 1870 to 1905) meant that for much of its history it was divided into several districts for ease of administration.

Northwest Territories

North-West TerritoriesNTNorth West Territories
The vastness of Canada's Northwest Territories (spelled 'North-West Territories' from 1870 to 1905) meant that for much of its history it was divided into several districts for ease of administration.

Nunavut

NUGovernment of NunavutNunavut Territory
The districts of the Northwest Territories were abolished in 1999 with the creation of Nunavut territory and the contraction of the Northwest Territories to its current size.

Rupert's Land

Rupert’s LandPrince Rupert's LandRuperts Land
In 1870 Canada gained control of Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory from the Hudson's Bay Company.

North-Western Territory

History of the North-Western TerritoryNord-OuestNorth-West Territories
In 1870 Canada gained control of Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory from the Hudson's Bay Company.

Hudson's Bay Company

Hudson’s Bay CompanyHBCHudson Bay Company
In 1870 Canada gained control of Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory from the Hudson's Bay Company.

Western Europe

WesternWestern EuropeanWest European
This region included the vast bulk of Canada's present day landmass and covered an area about the size of western Europe.

Ontario

Ontario, CanadaONProvince of Ontario
In 1876 the North-West Territories contracted in size when a large area of 590932 km2, between Manitoba and Ontario and along the entire west coast of Hudson Bay, was established by Canada as a territory named the District of Keewatin.

Hudson Bay

Hudson's BayHudsonBaie d'Hudson
In 1876 the North-West Territories contracted in size when a large area of 590932 km2, between Manitoba and Ontario and along the entire west coast of Hudson Bay, was established by Canada as a territory named the District of Keewatin.

District of Keewatin

KeewatinKeewatin DistrictKewatin
In 1876 the North-West Territories contracted in size when a large area of 590932 km2, between Manitoba and Ontario and along the entire west coast of Hudson Bay, was established by Canada as a territory named the District of Keewatin.

Arctic Archipelago

Canadian Arctic ArchipelagoCanadian arctic islandsArctic Islands
In 1880 the Canadian Arctic Archipelago was ceded to Canada by the United Kingdom and this land was added to the North-West Territories.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

United KingdomBritishUK
In 1880 the Canadian Arctic Archipelago was ceded to Canada by the United Kingdom and this land was added to the North-West Territories.