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Deep River

Deep River, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1959, population 4193 (2011c), 4216 (2006c). The Town of Deep River is located in eastern Ontario, 208 km northwest of Ottawa.

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Midland

Midland, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1890, population 16 572 (2011c), 16 330 (2006c). The Town of Midland is located on Midland Bay, an inlet of Georgian Bay. It is about 145 km by road north of Toronto.

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Moosonee

Moosonee, Ont, incorporated as a town in 2001, population 1725 (2011c), 2006 (2006c). The Town of Moosonee is located on the Moose River, 25 km from James Bay.

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Hochelaga

The term Hochelaga historically referred to an Indigenous village the French explorer Jacques Cartier (1491-1557) visited on Sunday, 3 October 1535, during his second voyage in what is now Quebec (1535-1536). Hochelaga is an Iroquoian term which is either a variation of the word osekare, meaning “beaver path,” or of the word osheaga, which translates as “big rapids.” Today, Hochelaga refers to islands at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and the Ottawa rivers, as well as various electoral and city districts.

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Thousand Islands

Thousand Islands (Ontario part), an 80 km long section of the St Lawrence River, extending downstream from Lake Ontario between Kingston and Brockville and containing over 1000 rocky, wooded islands which range from several square kilometres to barely emergent rocks and shoals.

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Mahone Bay

Mahone Bay, NS, incorporated as a town in 1919, population 943 (2011c), 904 (2006c). The Town of Mahone Bay is located on the "Lighthouse Route" of Nova Scotia's southern shore, 10 km northwest of LUNENBURG.

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Middleton

Middleton, NS, incorporated as a town in 1909, population 1749 (2011c), 1829 (2006c). The Town of Middleton is located in Nova Scotia's historic ANNAPOLIS VALLEY.

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Alberton

By 1833 Alberton was known as "Stump Town" because hundreds of stumps were left after the clearing of a forest. Owing to its crossroads location, Alberton was later known as the "Cross." On 27 June 1862, the community was renamed in honour of Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales.

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Montague

While it still lacks an industrial base, the town has experienced renewed prosperity with the agricultural revitalization that began in the 1960s. Out-of-province investment established tobacco farms and rejuvenated the mixed- and dairy-farming industries.

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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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Regina

Regina, Saskatchewan, founded in 1882, incorporated as a city in 1903, population 215,106 (2016 c), 193,100 (2011 c). The City of Regina is the capital, commercial and financial centre of Saskatchewan. Regina is situated 160 km north of the United States border. The city is set in a wide, level alluvial plain. It was named for Queen Victoria, mother-in-law of the Marquess of Lorne, governor general at the time of the city’s founding.

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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.