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Old 06-25-2012, 05:55 AM
 
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I'm just in my hometown atm, bored just in aw of the natural beauty and got me thinking places that Should cities that don't. So pretend your given 100k people 500k people or a million to settle somewhere, where would you want them to go.


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Old 06-25-2012, 04:53 PM
 
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Given a million people, I would want them to settle in
1) Vancouver island
2) Southern Ontario (outside GTA).

500K, I will put them in the City of Toronto.
100K? too few. Hardly makes a change anywhere.
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:01 PM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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1 million + 500k + 100k = Iqaluit

It'd be interesting to see Iqaluit, a capital of 7,000, take in 1.6 million people
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Mexico City (Montreal soon!)
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Only a million? I would give 700k to Halifax and the rest to either Whitehorse/Yellowknife/Iqaluit.

I think that having a major city east of Québec could bring a lot of great things to the region.

I also think that the North is underdeveloped, Canada could assert it's sovereignty on the territory a lot better if there was a major city up there. I know the weather isn't exactly the same, but if Alaska can do it, I think Canada can too.
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:41 AM
 
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I'd throw em all into St Johns,, party time eh!
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Old 06-26-2012, 06:16 AM
 
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I also think that the North is underdeveloped, Canada could assert it's sovereignty on the territory a lot better if there was a major city up there. I know the weather isn't exactly the same, but if Alaska can do it, I think Canada can too.
Anchorage is warmer than Winnipeg and Regina due to its coastal location. Might be warmer than Edmonton too.
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Old 06-26-2012, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Mexico City (Montreal soon!)
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Anchorage is warmer than Winnipeg and Regina due to its coastal location. Might be warmer than Edmonton too.
That's exactly what I meant with "I know the weather isn't exactly the same" I didn't feel the need to go into detail. Point is, the north needs more people.
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Old 06-26-2012, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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The place in Canada that cries out for a much bigger city than it already has is definitely Atlantic Canada. Make Halifax the size of Calgary I say.
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Old 06-26-2012, 11:20 AM
 
Location: Canada
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I think I would like a few more small towns scattered across Manitoba and Saskatchewan. There are some loooong empty stretches of road. I really don't like cities much but the north could also do with more people.
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Canada
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I'd stick them all in Halifax. What Canada really needs is a metropolis in Atlantic Canada.
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