^See "regional municipality". Nova Scotia's former incorporated "city" municipal status was abandoned in the 1990s as a result of amalgamations to form regional municipalities.
^See "ville". There is no official incorporated "city" municipal status in Quebec.
^See "municipal district" and "specialized municipality". Alberta abolished its incorporated "county" municipal status in the mid-1990s. All were continued as municipal districts but were permitted to retain the term "county" in their official names. Two of these municipal districts, Mackenzie County and Strathcona County, subsequently changed their status from "municipal district" to "specialized municipality".
^See "summer village", which is the similar equivalent to Saskatchewan's "resort villages".
^In Alberta "rural municipalities" are a group of municipal status types including "improvement districts", "municipal districts" and "special areas".
^Statistics Canada incorrectly characterizes 37 rural municipalities as simply municipalities due to their official legal names excluding the term "rural" despite officially holding rural municipality status. Also, Statistics Canada divides the RM of Mountain into two parts.
^See "resort village", which is the similar equivalent to Alberta's "summer villages".
^While Statistics Canada reports that there are 277 municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), including 3 cities and 274 towns, NL's Department of Municipal Affairs and the Canada Revenue Agency both report there are 271 municipalities in NL.
^See "ville". There is no official incorporated "town" municipal status in Quebec.
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