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These images are taken
from Wills's Cigarettes of England. They were issued by the
Imperial Tobacco Co of Great Britain and Ireland. 1914
Toronto, the capital of the Province of Ontario and the
second largest city in the Dominion, had a population of
about 445,600 in 1913. It is the center of extensive
shipping interests on the Great Lakes, a great
industrial city, and also the seat of the Legislature.
The Provincial Government is invested in a Lieut.
Governor, a Cabinet, and an elected Legislative Assemble
of 106 members.
Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba, is the third largest
city in Canada; population 136,035 (1911). The
Provincial Government of Manitoba consists of a Lieut.
Governor, an Executive Council of 6 and a Legislative
Assembly of 41 members. Winnipeg possesses a fine
University and an Agricultural College. The opening up
of Manitoba was brought about by the building of the C.P.
Few of the capital cities of the world can surpass
Ottawa for its commanding situation and the beauty of
its surroundings. Our picture shows the imposing
Parliament buildings on the left, and on the extreme
right the new Central Station of the Grand Trunk
Railway. Ottawa is a city of noble buildings, beautiful
natural parks, and splendid roadways. The Canadian
Government Commission superintends the laying out of the
new roads and parks.
British Columbia is the largest Province of the
Dominion. The capital, Victoria, had a population of
31,660 in 1911. Though one of the youngest of the
Canadian Provinces, British Columbia is developing very
rapidly, for is enjoys a temperate climate, and
possesses great mineral wealth, besides much timber and
extensive fisheries. Our illustration shows the handsome
edifice of the Provincial Parliament.
The picture shows the home of the Legislature of Nova
Scotia, which consists of a Lieut. Governor, a
Legislative Council of 21 members, and a House of
Assembly of 38. Nova Scotia was first settled by the
French at the end of the 16 th century, and was known as
Acadia until it became a British possession in 1713. The
province is chiefly agricultural, being especially noted
for its fruit growing.
This imposing pile of buildings is the center of the
Provincial Government of Quebec, which includes 24
members, under the presidency of the Lieut. Governor.
The province of Quebec is populated chiefly by French
Canadians, among whom race-tradition is very strong.
French is everywhere spoken, and the Roman Church is the
State Church, and is all powerful.