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O'Leary

O'Leary, PEI, incorporated as a village in 1951 and as a community in 1983, population 812 (2011c), 861 (2006c).The Community of O'Leary is situated in Prince County 59 km northwest of SUMMERSIDE. It came into being after 1874,

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New Glasgow

New Glasgow, NS, incorporated as a town in 1875, population 9562 (2011c), 9455 (2006c). The Town of New Glasgow is located on the East River of Pictou 15 km southeast of Pictou.

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Rosetown

Rosetown, Sask, incorporated as a town in 1911, population 2317 (2011c), 2277 (2006c). The Town of Rosetown is located 115 km southwest of SASKATOON. It is a focal point for the major transportation routes of the region and is

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Rosthern

In 1891 and 1892 a group of Mennonite farmers, several from the Manitoba settlements, arrived in the area. Dr Seager WHEELER, a pioneer in scientific agriculture, had his farm in the area; it is now a national historic site.

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Newmarket

Newmarket, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1880, population 79 978 (2011c), 74 295 (2006c). The Town of Newmarket is located on the Holland River with easy access to the Don and Humber rivers, 25 km north of Toronto.

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, Ontario, incorporated as a city in 1904, population 88,071 (2016 c), 82,997 (2011 c). The City of Niagara Falls possesses a fame and name that are based on the stunning, world-famous Niagara Falls on the Niagara River. Growth has combined tourism and gambling with railhead developments at this Canadian–US border crossing. In the past the manufacturing industry (including electrochemicals and abrasives) dominated, fuelled by cheap and readily available hydroelectric power.

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Haileybury

Haileybury, Ontario, unincorporated place, population 3,266 (2016 census) 3,462 (2011 census). Haileybury is located on the northwestern shore of Lake Timiskaming, 150 km north of North Bay. Incorporated as a town in 1904, it amalgamated with the town of New Liskeard and Dymond Township (incorporated 1901) to create the city of Temiskaming Shores in 2004.

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Nepean

Nepean, Ont, was a city (incorporated from 1978 to 2001) until it and 10 other municipalities were merged into the new city of Ottawa.

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Norfolk County

Norfolk County, Ont, incorporated as a city in 2001, population 63 175 (2011c), 62 563 (2006c). The City of Norfolk County is located 56 km southwest of Hamilton and 97 km southeast of London.

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Colwood

Colwood, BC, incorporated as a city in 1985, population 16 093 (2011c), 14 687 (2006c). The City of Colwood is part of Greater Victoria and located ten kilometres west of downtown VICTORIA. Colwood takes its name from the farm run by Captain Edward E.

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South Porcupine

South Porcupine, ON, one of five wards in the city of Timmins. Incorporated in 1911, South Porcupine became a part of Timmins in 1973. The town is named for an island in a local river reportedly shaped like a porcupine.

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Hanover (Ont)

Hanover, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1904, population 7490 (2011c), 7147 (2006c). The Town of Hanover is located 70 km southwest of OWEN SOUND on the Saugeen River.

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Huntsville

Huntsville, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1900, population 19 056 (2011c), 18 280 (2006c). The Town of Huntsville is located 215 km north of Toronto on a short section of the Muskoka River connecting Vernon and Fairy lakes.

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Ingersoll

Ingersoll, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1865, population 12 146 (2011c), 11 760 (2006c). The Town of Ingersoll is situated on the THAMES RIVER, 36 km east of London.

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Iroquois Falls

Iroquois Falls, Ont, Town, incorporated as a town in 1915, population 4595 (2011c), 4729 (2006c). The Town of Iroquois Falls is located 334 km northwest of North Bay.

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Kapuskasing

Kapuskasing, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1921, population 8196 (2011c), 8509 (2006c). The Town of Kapuskasing is located on the Kapuskasing River, 493 km northwest of North Bay.

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Parry Sound

Parry Sound, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1887, population 6191 (2011c), 5818 (2006c). The Town of Parry Sound is located on the eastern side of GEORGIAN BAY, 225 km north of Toronto. The name honours British explorer Sir

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Pelham

The rural-agricultural environment includes the Short Hills, vineyards, orchards and Canada's oldest sugar maple tree. There are sand quarries on the Fonthill Kame.