Ranked:  Canada's Most Popular Thanksgiving Side Dishes and Desserts by Province

Canada celebrates Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October

Chef's Pencil analyzed the popularity of staple Canadian Thanksgiving dishes based on the number of Google searches that were done last year around Thanksgiving.

Turkey is the anchor of the Canadian Thanksgiving dinner and stuffing is equally popular.  But what about side dishes and desserts?

Brussel sprouts - roasted or with ham - are the most popular side dish in British Columbia and Alberta.

Mashed potatoes are the most popular side dish in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nunavut.

Butternut squash – roast or soup – is the top favorite side dish in Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia.

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When it comes to sauces, Gravy wins the popularity contest in almost all provinces except Newfoundland and Labrador.

Cranberry sauce is the most popular sauce in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nothing says Thanksgiving in Canada more than a slice of pumpkin pie.

Most Popular Desserts

If you are in Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador, apple pie is the king of Thanksgiving desserts.

In New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, where apple crisp or crumble is the most popular Thanksgiving dessert