I just realized that I have been talking so much about residency training in Canada and I have been assuming that all my readers know all the background information on Canadian medical schools.

Although Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories, its 17 medical schools are located within 8 provinces.

Province/Territory

Capital

Population of Province

Medical Schools

Residency Programs for IMGs

Alberta

Edmonton

4,067,175

  • Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary
  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

YES

British Columbia

Victoria

4,648,055

University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine

YES

Manitoba

Winnipeg

1,278,365

University of Manitoba College of Medicine

YES

New Brunswick

Fredericton

747,101

COVERED BY NOVA SCOTIA

N/A

Newfoundland & Labrador

St. John’s

519,716

Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine

NO

Northwestern Territories

Yellowknife

41,786

NONE

N/A

Nova Scotia

Halifax

923,598

Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine

YES

Nunavut Territory

Iqaluit

35,944

NONE

N/A

Ontario

Toronto

13,448,494

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine
  • Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Queen’s School of Medicine
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine
  • McMaster University Medical School

YES

Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown

142,907

COVERED BY NOVA SCOTIA

N/A

Quebec

Quebec City

8,164,361

YES

Saskatchewan

Regina

1,098,352

University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine

YES

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse

35,874

NONE

N/A

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