All-Time List of Canadian Transit Systems

by David A. Wyatt

4.0 Index By Urban Centres

CMA - Census Metropolitan Area

CA - Census Agglomeration

† - Transit not currently operating.

Population figures come from the Statistics Canada website, 2012 and Wikipedia, 2011.

Urban Centre2011 Population Links
Toronto (Ont.) CMA 5,583,064 Toronto, Toronto Region, †Bolton, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Brampton, Milton, Mississauga, †New Tecumseth, Oakville, Orangeville, Durham Region, York Region.
Montréal (Que.) CMA 3,824,221 Montréal, Banlieues de Montréal, Laval, Longueuil.
Vancouver (B.C.) CMA 2,313,328 Vancouver, Vancouver Region.
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ont./Que.) CMA 1,236,324 Ottawa, Gatineau (Outaouais).
Calgary (Alta.) CMA 1,214,839 Calgary, Calgary Region.
Edmonton (Alta.) CMA 1,159,869 Edmonton, Edmonton Region.
Québec (Que.) CMA 765,706 Québec, Lévis, Banlieues de Québec & Lévis.
Winnipeg (Man.) CMA 730,018 Winnipeg, Winnipeg Region, Winnipeg Selkirk & Lake Winnipeg.
Hamilton (Ont.) CMA 721,053 Hamilton, Burlington.
Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo (Ont.) CMA 477,160 Kitchener - Cambridge
London (Ont.) CMA 474,786 London, St. Thomas, London & Lake Erie, London & Port Stanley.
St. Catharines - Niagara (Ont.) CMA 392,184 St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Region, Fort Erie, †Pelham, Port Colborne, †Ridgeway - Crystal Beach, Welland.
Halifax (N.S.) CMA 390,328 Halifax
Oshawa (Ont.) CMA 356,177 Durham Region
Victoria (B.C.) CMA 344,615 Victoria, Duncan - Victoria.
Windsor (Ont.) CMA 319,246 Windsor, Tecumseh.
Saskatoon (Sask.) CMA 260,600 Saskatoon
Regina (Sask.) CMA 210,556 Regina
Sherbrooke (Que.) CMA 201,890 Sherbrooke
St. John's (N.L.) CMA 196,966 St. John's
Barrie (Ont.) CMA 187,013 Barrie, Essa Twp., GO Transit.
Kelowna (B.C.) CMA 179,839 Kelowna
Abbotsford - Mission (B.C.) CMA 170,191 Abbotsford - Mission
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury (Ont.) CMA 160,770 Greater Sudbury
Kingston (Ont.) CMA 159,561 Kingston, Loyalist Township.
Saguenay (Que.) CMA 157,790 Saguenay
Trois-Rivières (Que.) CMA 151,773 Trois-Riviéres, Bécancour.
Guelph (Ont.) CMA 141,097 Guelph
Moncton (N.B.) CMA 138,644 Moncton
Brantford (Ont.) CMA 135,501 Brantford, Brantford & Hamilton, Lake Erie & Northern.
Saint John (N.B.) CMA 127,761 Saint John
Thunder Bay (Ont.) CMA 121,596 Thunder Bay, Mount McKay & Kakabeka Falls.
Peterborough (Ont.) CMA 118,975 Peterborough
Lethbridge (Alta.) CA 105,999 Lethbridge
Chatham-Kent (Ont.) CA 104,075 Chatham
Cape Breton (N.S.) CA 101,619 Sydney, Sydney & Glace Bay.
Kamloops (B.C.) CA 98,754 Kamloops
Nanaimo (B.C.) CA 98,021 Nanaimo
Fredericton (N.B.) CA 94,268 Fredericton
Belleville (Ont.) CA 92,540 Belleville, Deseronto, Madoc, Quinte West.
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Que.) CA 92,394 Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Banlieues de Montréal.
Chilliwack (B.C.) CA 92,308 Chilliwack, British Columbia Electric.
Red Deer (Alta.) CA 90,564 Red Deer, Springbrook / Gasoline Alley.
Sarnia (Ont.) CA 89,555 Sarnia
Drummondville (Que.) CA 88,480 Drummondville
Prince George (B.C.) CA 84,232 Prince George
Sault Ste. Marie (Ont.) CA 79,800 Sault Ste. Marie
Granby (Que.) CA 77,077 Granby, Montreal & Southern Counties.
Kawartha Lakes (Ont.) CA 73,214 Kawartha Lakes
Medicine Hat (Alta.) CA 72,807 Medicine Hat, †Redcliff.
Wood Buffalo (Alta.) CA 66,896 Fort McMurray
Charlottetown (P.E.I.) CA 64,487 Charlottetown
North Bay (Ont.) CA 64,043 North Bay
Norfolk (Ont.) CA 63,175 Norfolk County, Lake Erie & Northern.
Cornwall (Ont.) CA 58,957 Cornwall
Vernon (B.C.) CA 58,584 Vernon - Coldstream
Saint-Hyacinthe (Que.) CA 56,794 Saint-Hyacinthe, Banlieues de Montréal.
Courtenay (B.C.) CA 55,213 Courtenay
Grande Prairie (Alta.) CA 55,032 Grande Prairie
Shawinigan (Que.) CA 55,009 Shawinigan
Brandon (Man.) CA 53,229 Brandon
Rimouski (Que.) CA 50,912 Rimouski
Leamington (Ont.) CA 49,765 Leamington, Windsor Essex and Lake Shore.
Sorel-Tracy (Que.) CA 47,772 Sorel-Tracy, Banlieues de Montréal.
Joliette (Que.) CA 46,932 Joliette, Banlieues de Montréal.
Victoriaville (Que.) CA 46,354 Victoriaville
Truro (N.S.) CA 45,888 †Truro, Nova Scotia Rural Paratransit Systems.
Duncan (B.C.) CA 43,252 Cowichan Valley, Duncan - Victoria.
Timmins (Ont.) CA 43,165 Timmins
Prince Albert (Sask.) CA 42,673 Prince Albert
Penticton (B.C.) CA 42,361 Penticton, Naramata, Summerland.
Rouyn-Noranda (Que.) CA 41,798 Rouyn-Noranda
D'Autray (Que.) MRC 41,650 D'Autray [MRC]
Orillia (Ont.) CA 40,731 Orillia
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield (Que.) CA 40,077 Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Banlieues de Montréal.
Brockville (Ont.) CA 39,024 Brockville
Woodstock (Ont.) CA 37,754 Woodstock, Woodstock Thames Valley & Ingersoll.
Campbell River (B.C.) CA 36,096 Campbell River
New Glasgow (N.S.) CA 35,809 †New Glasgow - Trenton, Nova Scotia Rural Paratransit Systems.
Midland (Ont.) CA 35,419 Midland
Saint-Georges (Que.) CA 34,642 Saint-Georges
Moose Jaw (Sask.) CA 34,421 Moose Jaw
Bathurst (N.B.) CA 33,484 †Bathurst
Val-d'Or (Que.) CA 33,265 Val-d'Or
Alma (Que.) CA 33,018 †Alma
Owen Sound (Ont.) CA 32,092 Owen Sound
Stratford (Ont.) CA 30,886 Stratford
Lloydminster (Alta.) CA 30,798  †
Baie-Comeau (Que.) CA 28,789 Baie-Comeau
Sept-Îles (Que.) CA 28,487 Sept-Îles
Miramichi (N.B.) CA 28,115 Miramichi
Thetford Mines (Que.) CA 27,968 Thetford Mines
Parksville (B.C.) CA 27,822 Nanaimo
Rivière-du-Loup (Que.) CA 27,734 Québec Rural Paratransit Services
Corner Brook (N.L.) CA 27,202 Corner Brook
Centre Wellington (Ont.) CA 26,693  †Centre Wellington
Fort St. John (B.C.) CA 26,380 Fort St. John
Kentville (N.S.) CA 26,359 Kings County - Hants County
Whitehorse (Y.T.) CA 26,028 Whitehorse
Port Alberni (B.C.) CA 25,465 Port Alberni
Magog (Que.) Ville 25,358 †Magog
Cranbrook (B.C.) CA 25,037 Cranbrook
Okotoks (Alta.) CA 24,511 Okotoks
Pembroke (Ont.) CA 24,017 †Pembroke, Chalk River
Brooks (Alta.) CA 23,430 Brooks
Quesnel (B.C.) CA 22,096 Quesnel
Edmundston (N.B.) CA 21,903  †
Collingwood (Ont.) CA 19,241 Collingwood
Yellowknife (N.W.T.) CA 19,234 Yellowknife
North Battleford (Sask.) CA 19,216 North Battleford - †Battleford
Huntsville (Ont.) Town 19,056 Huntsville
Cobourg (Ont.) CA 18,519 Cobourg, Northumberland [County].
Williams Lake (B.C.) CA 18,490 Williams Lake
Gaspé (Que.)
Percé (Que.)
Ville
Ville
15,163
3,312
Gaspésie
Matane (Que.) CA 18,368 Québec Rural Paratransit Services
Yorkton (Sask.) CA 18,238 Yorkton
Lacombe (Alta.)
Blackfalds (Alta.)
CA
Town
11,707
6,300
†Lacombe - Blackfalds, Lacombe & Blindman Valley Electric
Campbellton (N.B.) CA 17,842 Gaspésie
Salmon Arm (B.C.) CA 17,683 Salmon Arm
Wasaga Beach (Ont.) Town 17,537 Wasaga Beach
Swift Current (Sask.) CA 17,535 Swift Current
Squamish (B.C.) CA 17,479 Squamish, †Whistler - Squamish.
Camrose (Alta.) CA 17,286 †Camrose
Amos (Que.) CA 17,090  †
Powell River (B.C.) CA 16,689 Powell River
Summerside (P.E.I.) CA 16,488 Summerside
Port Hope (Ont.) CA 16,214 Port Hope
Dolbeau-Mistassini (Que.) CA 16,019  †
Petawawa (Ont.) CA 15,988  †
Terrace (B.C.) CA 15,569 Terrace, Skeena
Bracebridge (Ont.) Town 15,414 Bracebridge
Kenora (Ont.) CA 15,348 Kenora
Tillsonburg (Ont.) CA 15,301 †Tillsonburg
Cold Lake (Alta.) CA 13,839 †Cold Lake
Grand Falls-Windsor (N.L.) CA 13,725  †
Temiskaming Shores (Ont.) CA 13,566 Temiskaming Shores, Nipissing Central.
Steinbach (Man.) CA 13,524 †Steinbach
Prince Rupert (B.C.) CA 13,052 Prince Rupert
Portage la Prairie (Man.) CA 12,996 †Portage-la-Prairie
Estevan (Sask.) CA 12,973  †
High River (Alta.) CA 12,920 High River
Thompson (Man.) CA 12,839 Thompson
Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Que.) TE 12,781 Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Sylvan Lake (Alta.) CA 12,762  †
Lachute (Que.) CA 12,551 Québec Rural Paratransit Services
Wetaskiwin (Alta.) CA 12,525 Wetaskiwin
Cowansville (Que.) CA 12,489 Banlieues de Montréal
Coaticook (Que.)
Compton (Que.)
Ville
Mun.
9,255
3,112
Coaticook / Compton
Strathmore (Alta.) CA 12,305 Strathmore
Canmore (Alta.) CA 12,288 Banff – Canmore
Ingersoll (Ont.) CA 12,146 Woodstock Thames Valley & Ingersoll
Hawkesbury (Ont.) CA 12,128 †Hawkesbury
Dawson Creek (B.C.) CA 11,583 Dawson Creek
Montmagny (Que.) Ville 11,491 Montmagny
Elliot Lake (Ont.) CA 11,348 Elliot Lake
La Tuque (Que.) Ville 11,227 †La Tuque
Bay Roberts (N.L.) CA 10,871  †
Salt Spring Island (B.C.) 10,500 Salt Spring Island
Weyburn (Sask.) City 10,484 †Weyburn
Nelson (B.C.) City 10,230 Nelson, Kaslo - Nakusp.
Roberval (Que.) Ville 10,227 †Roberval, Québec Rural Paratransit Services.
Whistler (B.C.) Resort Mun. 9,824 Whistler, †Whistler - Squamish.
Hinton (Alta.) Town 9,640 Hinton
Mont-Tremblant (Que.) Ville 9,494 Mont-Tremblant, Laurentides - Pays-d'en-Haut.
Sechelt (B.C.) DM 9,291 Sechelt - Sunshine Coast
La Malbaie (Que.) Ville 8,862 †La Malbaie
Kitimat (B.C.) DM 8,335 Kitimat, Skeena.
Renfrew (Ont.) Town 8,218 †Renfrew
Kirkland Lake (Ont.) Town 8,133 †Kirkland Lake
Drumheller (Alta.) Town 8,029 †Drumheller
Fort Frances (Ont.) Town 7,952 Fort Frances
Ladysmith (B.C.) Town 7,921 Cowichan Valley
Castlegar (B.C.) City 7,816 Castlegar, Kaslo - Nakusp, Trail.
La Pocatière (Que.)
Saint-Pascal (Que.)
Ville
Ville
4,266
3,490
Saint-Pascal – La Pocatière
Trail (B.C.) City 7,681 Trail
Dryden (Ont.) City 7,617 †Dryden
Banff (Alta.) Town 7,584 Banff – Canmore
Goderich (Ont.) Town 7,521 Ontario West Shore
Napanee (Ont.) uninc. 7,221 †Napanee
Revelstoke (B.C.) City 7,139 Revelstoke
Merritt (B.C.) City 7,113 Merritt, Logan Lake / Chase.
Yarmouth (N.S.) Town 6,761 Yarmouth
Peace River (Alta.) Town 6,744 †Peace River
Iqaluit (Nunavut) City 6,699 †Iqaluit
Plessisville (Que.) Ville 6,688 Plessisville
Kimberley (B.C.) City 6,652 Kimberley
Port Hardy (B.C.)
Port McNeill (B.C.)
DM
Town
4,008
2,505
Mount Waddington
The Blue Mountains (Ont.) Town 6,453 The Blue Mountains
Parry Sound (Ont.) Town 6,191 Parry Sound
Flin Flon (Man.) City 5,592 Flin Flon
Smithers (B.C.) Town 5,404 Smithers
Espanola (Ont.) Town 5,364 †Espanola
Creston (B.C.) Town 5,306 Creston
Gananoque (Ont.) Town 5,194 †Gananoque
St. Stephen (N.B.) Town 4,817 †St. Stephen
Chase (B.C.)
Logan Lake (B.C.)
Village DM 2,495
2,073
Logan Lake / Chase
Waterloo (Que.) Ville 4,330 †Waterloo
Saint-Donat (Que.) Mun. 4,130 Saint-Donat-de-Montcalm
Gabriola Island (B.C.) uninc. 4,045 Gabriola Island
Cheticamp (N.S.) 4,000 †Cheticamp
Grand Forks (B.C.) City 3,985 Grand Forks
Bancroft (Ont.) Town 3,880 Bancroft
Golden (B.C.) Town 3,701 †Golden
Hay River [Xatl'o Dehe] (N.W.T.) Town 3,606 †Hay River
Ashcroft (B.C.)
Cache Creek (B.C.)
Clinton (B.C.)
Village
Village
Village
1,809
1,037
578
Ashcroft - Cache Creek - Clinton
Port Hawkesbury (N.S.) Town 3,366 †Port Hawkesbury
Marathon (Ont.) Town 3,353 †Marathon
Wawa (Ont.) Twp 2,975 Wawa
Invermere (B.C.) DM 2,955 Invermere
Princeton (B.C.) Town 2,724 Princeton
Liverpool (N.S.) uninc. 2,653 †Liverpool
Nakusp (B.C.)
Kaslo (B.C.)
Village
Town
1,524
1,072
Kaslo - Nakusp
Wabana (N.L.) Town 2,346 †Bell Island
Clearwater (B.C.) DM 2,331 Clearwater
Lillooet (B.C.) DM 2,322 Lillooet
East Broughton (Que.) Mun. 2,229 †East Broughton
Chapleau (Ont.) Twp. 2,116 Chapleau
Behchokò (N.W.T.) Comm. Gvt. 1,926 Behchokò
100 Mile House (B.C.) DM 1,886 100 Mile House
Tofino (B.C.) DM 1,876 Tofino
Terrace Bay (Ont.) Twp. 1,471 †Terrace Bay
Pinawa (Man.) LGD 1,444 †Pinawa
Lake Louise (Alta.) uninc. 1,041 †Lake Louise
Canso (N.S.) Town 806 †Canso
Lockport (Man.) uninc. 754 †Lockport, Winnipeg Selkirk & Lake Winnipeg.
Hazelton (B.C.) Village 270 Hazelton
Cavendish (P.E.I.) uninc. 267 Cavendish
Bella Coola (B.C.) uninc. 95 Bella Coola
Ocean Falls (B.C.) uninc. 40 †Ocean Falls


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