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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.

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Pembroke

Long associated with the lumber trade, the city currently produces wood and paper products in addition to other light manufacturing. The seat of Renfrew County, it is also the commercial and service centre of the region.

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Houston

Houston, BC, incorporated as a district municipality in 1969, population 3147 (2011c), 3163 (2006c). The District of Houston is situated midway between PRINCE GEORGE and PRINCE RUPERT on the Yellowhead Highway and at the confluence of the Bulkley and Morice rivers.

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Kent

Kent, BC, incorporated as a district municipality in 1895, population 5664 (2011c), 4738 (2006c). The District of Kent was named after the county of Kent in England. It is located in the upper portion of the FRASER RIVER LOWLAND of southwestern British Columbia about 117 km east of VANCOUVER.

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Ladysmith

Ladysmith, BC, incorporated as a town in 1904, population 7921 (2011c), 7538 (2006c). The Town of Ladysmith is located on the east coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND, 85 km north of Victoria. It is located on Ladysmith Harbour on the northern edge of a lucrative farming area.

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Langley

Langley, BC, incorporated as a district municipality in 1873, population 104 177 (2011c), 93 726 (2006c). The Township of Langley is located about 40 km east of VANCOUVER. The city of Langley, population 25 081 (2011c), 23 606 (2006c), became a separate municipality in 1955.

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Granisle

Granisle, BC, incorporated as a village in 1971, population 303 (2011c), 364 (2006c). The Village of Granisle is located in central British Columbia on the west shore of Babine Lake, the longest natural lake in the province (at 177 km).

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Hope

Hope, BC, incorporated as a district municipality in 1992, population 5969 (2011c), 6185 (2006c). The District of Hope is located on the Trans-Canada Highway, 150 km east of VANCOUVER where it sits on the east bank of the FRASER RIVER, surrounded on three sides by mountains.

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Logan Lake

Logan Lake, BC, incorporated as a district municipality in 1970, population 2073 (2011c), 2162 (2006c). The District of Logan Lake is in the heart of the Highland Valley, 17 km west of the COQUIHALLA HIGHWAY between Kamloops and Merritt.

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Fruitvale

Fruitvale, BC, incorporated as a village in 1952, population 2016 (2011c), 1952 (2006c). The Village of Fruitvale is located in the southern interior of BC close to the US border, 11 km east of TRAIL, 645 km east of Vancouver.

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North Cowichan

North Cowichan, BC, incorporated as a district municipality in 1873, population 28 807 (2011c), 27 557 (2006c). The Municipality of North Cowichan is located on the east coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND about halfway between Nanaimo and Victoria.

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Peachland

Peachland, BC, incorporated as a district municipality in 1909, population 5200 (2011c), 4883 (2006c). The District of Peachland is located on the west shore of OKANAGAN LAKE, 25 km south of KELOWNA.

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Port McNeill

Port McNeill, BC, incorporated as a town in 1984, population 2505 (2011c), 2623 (2006c). The Town of Port McNeill is located on the northeast coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND on Broughton Strait, 200 km northwest of CAMPBELL RIVER.

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Aurora

Aurora, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1888, population 53 203 (2011c), 47 629 (2006c). The Town of Aurora is located in York County, 30 km north of Toronto.

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Baddeck

Baddeck, NS, incorporated as a village in 1950, population 769 (2011c), 873 (2006c). The Village of Baddeck is located on the north shore of Bras d'Or Lake, 60 km west of North Sydney.

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Campbell River

Campbell River, BC, incorporated as a city in 2005, population 31 186 (2011c), 29 572 (2006c). The City of Campbell River was formerly a village (1947) and a district municipality (1964) before receiving civic status in 2005.

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Masset

Masset, BC, incorporated as a village in 1961, population 884 (2011c), 940 (2006c). The Village of Masset is located on the northern tip of Graham Island, the largest of HAIDA GWAII off the northern coast of British Columbia.

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Hampton

Hampton, NB, incorporated as a town in 1991, population 4292 (2011c), 4004 (2006c). The Town of Hampton is situated 37 km northeast of SAINT JOHN on the Kennebecasis River.

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Hartland

Hartland, NB, incorporated as a town in 1918, population 947 (2011c), 947 (2006c). The Town of Hartland is located at the mouth of Becaguimec Stream, 124 km upriver from Fredericton on the SAINT JOHN RIVER.

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Kedgwick

Kedgwick, NB, incorporated as a village in 1966, population 993 (2011c), 1146 (2006c). The Village of Kedgwick is a francophone community located 74 km southwest of CAMPBELLTON.