Top 10 Songs Mentioning Canadian Cities or Towns

Songs where Canadian cities and towns are mentioned either in the title or the lyrics.

The Top Ten

1 Life Is a Highway - Tom Cochrane

"From Mozambique to those Memphis nights, The Khyber Pass to Vancouver's lights"
(Vancouver is a Canadian city). - Metal_Treasure

2 Runnin' Back to Saskatoon - The Guess Who
3 Girl In Saskatoon - Johnny Cash
4 Vancouver - Jeff Buckley
5 The Toronto Song - Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie

It's a comedy song that mentions many cities and towns, and they all "suck", except Edmonton, Alberta (the home city of the band).

The band (aka The Trolls) hate the city of Toronto, its people and landmarks. They also say they hate all of Ontario, and finally all of Canada (minus Alberta, their home province, but including Calgary because the band are from Edmonton, i.e. Edmonton-Calgary rivalry).


"I hate Thunder Bay and Ottawa, Kitchener, Windsor and Oshawa

London sucks. And the Great Lakes suck, and Sarnia sucks, and Turkey Point sucks.

Alberta doesn't suck!...but Calgary does! " - Metal_Treasure

6 Where Have All the Good People Gone? - Sam Roberts
7 An American Draft Dodger In Thunder Bay - Sam Roberts
8 The Last Saskatchewan Pirate - The Arrogant Worms

"When you see the Jolly Roger on Regina's mighty shores" (Regina - capital of Saskatchewan)
"Prince Albert down to Saskatoon" - Metal_Treasure

9 Montreal - The Weeknd
10 Bobcaygeon - The Tragically Hip

The Contenders

11 Scarborough Fair - Simon & Garfunkel

Scarborough was a town /suburb that is now a big neighborhood in Toronto. - Metal_Treasure

12 Montréal - Bran Van 3000
13 My Girlfriend, Who Lives in Canada - John Tartaglia

"Her name is Alberta she lives in Vancouver" - Metal_Treasure

14 Highway of Heroes - The Trews
15 5am in Toronto - Drake
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