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When Little League Baseball expanded the World Series to an eight team format in 1958, the Canadian Region was established. Despite the name, however, the region only encompassed leagues in Ontario and Quebec. Leagues in Western Canada continued to compete in the Western and Northern Region tournament structures, and leagues in the Maritimes could not advance beyond the Maritime Provinces championship tournament.
In 1965, the first all-Canadian champion was crowned. Western Canada champion East Trail, British Columbia traveled to Dundas, Ontario, to face the Eastern Canada champions from Stoney Creek, Ontario. Stoney Creek defeated East Trail 4-0 en route to Canada's best-ever finish, second place, at the Little League World Series.
The Canadian Region tournament is a seven-team, round-robin tournamen. Tournament participants include the provincial champions from Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan; a divisional champion from the Atlantic Provinces; and the host league.
Click to view a timeline showing the evolution of the Canadian Region Little League tournament structure.
|Australian Region||Mid-Atlantic Region||Southeast Region|
|Canadian Region||Midwest Region||Southwest Region|
|Great Lakes Region||New England Region||Western Region|
|Japanese Region||Northwest Region|
|Arizona||Illinois||New Mexico NEW FOR 2016!|
|Connecticut||Maryland||Texas (East and West)|
|District of Columbia||Michigan NEW FOR 2016!||Wisconsin|
|Florida||Minnesota||Wyoming NEW FOR 2016!|
|Central Region||Southern Region||Western Region|
|Region 1||Region 4||Region 7|
|Region 2||Region 5||Region 8|
|Region 3||Region 6|