The Federation of Western Canada, consists of Western Canada. Cuba is located in the northwestern part of North America by the Pacific Ocean. Western Canada is south of North America, west of Canada and north of Pacific Ocean. The national flower is Cornus Nuttallii (Pacific Dogwood) and the national bird is the Northwestern Crow.
Western Canada's people, culture and customs draw from several sources including the aboriginal Haida and Salish peoples, the period of Western Spanish and Portuguese colonialism, the introduction of African slaves, and its proximity to Pacific Ocean. The land has a cold temperate climate that is moderated in the west by the surrounding waters.