Sources: NRCan – Remote Communities Energy Database, Statistics Canada – 2021 Census of Population, Various Indigenous community websites, CER
Description: This interactive map illustrates the location of 178 remote Indigenous and Northern communities in Canada. The size of each circle indicates community population size, while the colour of each circle illustrates the primary source for electricity generation.
The number of remote Indigenous and Northern communities in each province and territory are as follows: Yukon (21), NWT (35), Nunavut (25), B.C. (27), Alberta (4), Saskatchewan (1), Manitoba (4), Ontario (26), Quebec (22), and Newfoundland and Labrador (14). There are no remote Indigenous communities in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.