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  Northern Ontario - Blind River Ontario - Algoma Country
Because of this steady stream of visitors Blind River has good facilities for shopping and doing business, there are restaurants and fast food places, and there are great places to stay and fun things to do.
There is a marine park in Blind River with facilities for boaters.
Blind River was started in 1853 with a sawmill being built in the area.
www.northernontario.org /Towns/BlindRiver.htm   (422 words)

  
  Blind River, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blind River is a town situated on the North Channel of Lake Huron in the Algoma District, Ontario, Canada.
Blind River was the site of the largest white pine mill in Canada with an annual capacity of 120,000,000 board feet (280,000 m³) of lumber (an output it never reached in actual production.) Its main businesses nowadays are tourism, fishing, lumbering, and uranium refining.
Blind River is celebrating its Centennial in 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blind_River,_Ontario   (209 words)

  
 September 2000 - Logging and Sawmilling Journal - Ontario Forestry
The community of Blind River, Ontario commemorates the contribution of the forest industry with a memorial.
Ontario's Environment Minister Dan Newman (top, inset) was on hand for the official unveiling of the memorial.
This past summer, the Blind River fire hall was bursting at the seams, much to the surprise and pleasure of the organizing committee, when the memorial was officially unveiled.
www.forestnet.com /archives/Oct_00/ontario_forestry.htm   (510 words)

  
 Blind River Motel Hotel Restarant, Auberge Eldo Inn, Blind River Ontario, Quality Accommodations, Professional Chef ...
Blind River motel, modern, clean, quiet, non smoking motel with a delightful dining room on Highway 17 (The Trans-Canada Highway).
Blind River is located conveniently for fishing and snowmobiling on the North Shore of Georgian Bay and Lake Huron between Killarney and Sault Ste Marie.
Customers tell us that there is simply no other place in Blind river and the north that understands and works as hard to make their visit comfortable and satisfying.
www.eldoinn.on.ca   (435 words)

  
 Historical Plaques of Lennox & Addington County
Born in Wales, Langhorn was appointed missionary to Ernesttown and Fredericksburgh townships in 1787.
Chauncey, intent on capturing the largest British warship then on Lake Ontario, attacked her in the harbour, but after exchanging fire with "Royal George" and shore batteries, was forced to withdraw.
Returning to Canada, Baker was instrumental in the formation of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind in 1918 and, as its General Secretary and Managing Director (1920-64), worked tirelessly to improve the medical, rehabilitative and educational services for veterans and the handicapped.
www.waynecook.com /alennox-addington.html   (3424 words)

  
 The Weather Network - City Weather - Blind River, Ontario
It's a great day to look for a new job in Blind River.
From Thursday Afternoon to Friday Morning we expect close to 1mm of rain.
Updated:Thursday July 5 2007,10:02 EDT - Blind River
www.theweathernetwork.com /weather/cities/can/pages/CAON0066.htm   (98 words)

  
 Blind River, ON - Ontario Funeral Homes - FSN Funeral Homes - United States and Canada Funeral Home Directory - ...
Blind River, ON - Ontario Funeral Homes brought to you by FSN Funeral Homes, a directory of funeral homes in the United States and Canada.
This Blind River Ontario Funeral Homes web page is provided courtesy of the advertising sponsorship of the funeral homes listed, along with thousands of other funeral homes.
One common way to show support for those grieving is by sending flowers to the funeral home as a memorial of the deceased or even to send flower arrangements or plants to the home of the deceased, their relatives or family members.
www.fsnfuneralhomes.com /Canada-Funeral-Homes/Ontario-Funeral-Homes/Blind-River-Funeral-Homes   (302 words)

  
 Blind River, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Blind River lies on Highway 17, the Trans-Canada Highway, between Sault Ste Marie and Espanola, on the north shore of Lake Huron.
In my opinion Blind River is a pleasant little town with a somewhat limited but certainly adequate range of facilities such as motels and restaurants, making it an excellent choice for a mid-day or overnight stop.
Blind River features in the lyrics of the Neil Young song "Long May You Run":
freespace.virgin.net /john.cletheroe/usa_can/on/b_river.htm   (92 words)

  
 BlindRiver.com - Welcome to Blind River, Ontario!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Blind River, a community of approximately 4000 people, is less than 2 hours away from either Sault Ste.
Our beautiful natural surroundings are the envy of other areas, with hundreds of lakes and rivers ideal for fishing, wildlife viewing, camping, hiking, and hunting.
When you are in the area stop by the Blind River Travel Information Centre for more information on local and regional events.
www.blindriver.com   (179 words)

  
 Algoma District, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Algoma District is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario.
It was created in 1858 comprising territory as far west as Minnesota.
Bruce - Dufferin - Elgin - Essex - Frontenac - Grey - Haliburton - Hastings - Huron - Lambton - Lanark - Leeds and Grenville - Lennox and Addington - Middlesex - Northumberland - Perth - Peterborough - Prescott and Russell - Renfrew - Simcoe - Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry - Wellington
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Algoma_District,_Ontario   (280 words)

  
 Blind River on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Cameco Corporation: Blind River Receives ISO 14001 Registration.
Fishing a horse from a river is no small feat: Amber, a blind mare, spent hours stuck in the water.
CNSC Announces Decision on Cameco's Uranium Refining Facility in Blind River, Ontario.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/BlindR1iv.asp   (244 words)

  
 Blind River Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Birch Lodge - An all season resort nestled in northern ontario with five housekeeping cottages on granary lake, enjoy our sandy beach are, in the evening sit around the campire or relax in our hot tub or sauna, we have something for everyone.
Clear Lake Camp - Located on the shores of Clear Lake near Iron Bridge, we offer fully furnished housekeeping cabins for vacation rentals and campground for tenting, trailer and RV camping.
And for over 40 years has spread the fame of Northern Ontario.
www.northern-ontario.com /blind_river_fishing_hunting_outfitters.htm   (203 words)

  
 TransCanadaHighway.com Blind River, Ontario
Marie, is beside the concealed mouth of the Blind River into Lake Huron.
The river is named for the fact its mouth appears hidden from a passing boat.
The town has a busy marina serving the North Channel, and a 9 hole golf course on the banks of the Mississagi River.
www.transcanadahighway.com /Ontario/BlindRiver.htm   (121 words)

  
 Blind River Ontario Bed & Breakfast Inn - The Birch Lodge Bed and Breakfast - FindBnB.com
Blind River Ontario Bed and Breakfast Inn - The Birch Lodge Bed and Breakfast - FindBnB.com
A pleasant welcome awaits you at the Birch Lodge and Northeast Canada Cottages, as you come to relax or play and enjoy the seasons on the peaceful and quiet shores of Granary Lake (Magog Lake), a private little lake surrounded by mountains and beautiful scenery.
Enjoy hiking or mountain biking in Northern Ontario on the trails, the regional Voyageur Trail goes right by our property and will take you through the forest to some wonderful scenic outlooks with great views, always have a camera on hand.
www.findbnb.com /2640   (659 words)

  
 Ontario Travel North Blind River Getaway Information
Blind River provides services to over four million business and pleasure travellers each year.
Renowned for their friendliness, Blind River delivers unparalleled fun and relaxation.
Endowed with four quite distinct seasons, Blind River has a bountiful medley of things to see and do.
www.400eleven.com /blindriver.html   (136 words)

  
 Walton, J. C. --- The Chemical Composition of the Earth's Original Atmosphere
Furthermore, in the Mozaan rocks of Swaziland, deposited concurrently with the Witwatersrand strata, and in the Lorrain sandstones of Ontario, almost contemporary with the Blind River conglomerates, heavy mineral assemblages, completely of modern aspect, are widely developed (24).
This indicates that the uranium-pyrite ores, which are themselves strikingly similar to recent deposits except for the presence of uraninite and pyrite grains (36), cannot be explained in terms of abnormal atmospheric conditions.
Transportation of uraninite in the Indus River Pakistan.
www.grisda.org /origins/03066.htm   (5810 words)

  
 BFRO Report 5473: Man watching his sons canoeing also sees upright animal. Extraordinary vocalizations heard
The area is north of the North Shore of lake Huron, north of Blind River by about twenty miles on Bear Head lake.
And it was evident that he was having trouble coming to grips with what he and his family experienced near Blind River.
Using binoculars he clearly saw an animal he knows was not a bear or a man and which did not fit into his preconceptions of “what’s out there.” Despite having seen this animal well and associated with the extraordinary vocalizations, he still couldn’t bring himself to say to me… it must have been a sasquatch.
www.bfro.net /GDB/show_report.asp?id=5473   (1913 words)

  
 Auberge Eldo Inn Blind River Ontario Swimming, Beach, Fishing, Snowmobiling, Hiking. Nature Trails. Six hours from ...
From Blind River we have a "tree line" for you to follow.
In winter you can sled to lakes, rivers and even a water fall that you would need to invest weeks in a canoe to see in summer.
From Blind River you can access trails leading to all major destinations: Sault Ste Marie, Wawa, Manitoulin Island, Sudbury and the new connection to Chapleau via Elliot Lake.
www.eldoinn.on.ca /activities.html   (946 words)

  
 REAP - North Eastern Ontario Site Descriptions
Hearst, a lumbering and tourist area, is a French community of Northern Ontario on the Trans Canada Highway No. 11.
The emergency service is the only one meeting the needs of a large geographic area stretching as far as South River to the north, through Algonquin Park to the east and south to Port Sydney.
Blind River was originally known for its forestry and is now considered a tourism and highway service town situated on the North Channel of Lake Huron as well as the Mississaugi River.
www.srpc.ca /nepsites.htm   (3914 words)

  
 Blind River, Ontario, Canada, Sailing Cruising or Sailing - Boats: bareboat and flotilla sailing
Blind River, Ontario, Canada, Sailing Cruising or Sailing - Boats: bareboat and flotilla sailing
Long Description: North Huron Charters has been operating a charter service from the town of Blind River on the North Shore of Lake Huron since 1986.
It is bordered on the north by Ontario mainland and to the south by Drummond, Cockburn and Manitoulin Islands.The main channel is 15 to 20 miles wide and up to 250 feet deep filled with thousands of islands of untouched natural beauty.
www.planetcharters.com /vacation/686   (244 words)

  
 CNSC - Environmental Assessment - Proposed Modifications to the Blind River Refinery Incinerator, Blind River, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Proposed Modifications to the Blind River Refinery Incinerator, Blind River, Ontario
The proposed upgrades would increase the capacity of the incinerator to handle contaminated combustible by-product from Cameco’s Blind River and Port Hope operations.
It is anticipated that the upgrades will also include pollution control equipment, on-line monitoring equipment and ash processing equipment to enable the Blind River incinerator to handle the increased loading of material.
www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca /eng/assessments/EA_04_01_8407.cfm   (312 words)

  
 BlindRiver.com - Welcome to Blind River, Ontario!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Blind River, a community of approximately 4000 people, is less than 2 hours away from either Sault Ste.
Our beautiful natural surroundings are the envy of other areas, with hundreds of lakes and rivers ideal for fishing, wildlife viewing, camping, hiking, and hunting.
When you are in the area stop by the Blind River Travel Information Centre for more information on local and regional events.
www.blindriver.com /site/welcome   (179 words)

  
 SIGHTINGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On March 24, a woman from Algoma Mills (7 miles from Blind River) had a close encounter while driving towards Blind River, where she was going to pick up her daughter at the local Tim Horton's Donut Shop.
When she got within a half-mile from Blind River, she saw an object lifting off from behind some trees at an RV trailer lot, near the shores of Lake Huron.
On Thursday, April 15, two women from Ironbridge (12 miles west of Blind River) were going for a walk at about 10:00 p.m.
www.rense.com /ufo3/blindriv.htm   (374 words)

  
 Blind River Weather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Maps, Weather, and Airports for Blind River, New Zealand
BLIND RIVER WEATHER STOCK MARKET Symbol Last Change TSX 9009.14 -13.57 CDNX 1784.38 +4.74 CAN$ 0.
...be Drummond Island, Northernaire, Gore Bay, Blind River, and Little Current on the North.....is primarily for Whalers equipped for all-weather protection and sleeping aboard.....morning...
www.braillejail.net /blind-river-weather.html   (231 words)

  
 Government of Ontario, Canada - News
Invests $60 Million in Needed Upgrades and Repairs for Every Hospital in Province TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - The McGuinty government is making sure hospital buildings remain in top condition for patients by investing $60 million in needed upgrades and repairs across the province, Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman announced today.
Earlier this year, the Health Capital Planning Review, commissioned by the government and chaired by Michael Decter, supported simplifying the HIRF program.
A recent Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) policy paper, Capital Planning and Investment in Ontario's Hospitals, also supported improvements to the HIRF.
ogov.newswire.ca /ontario/GPOE/2004/09/10/c8431.html?l...   (478 words)

  
 Blind River Ontario Information, Yellow Pages, and more
Our Free Classifieds for the State of Ontario offer items such as used horse trailers, cars, trucks, motorcycles, outboard motors, books, horses, dogs, real estate listings including homes, businesses, and land, apartments for rent, boats and many other items that are for sale by owner.
Our History, Trivia and Facts Pages are populated with interesting, useless and random facts pertaining to Blind River, Ontario history, Canadian history, family history and the history of names.
Our Free Message Boards Ontario daily to ensure the appropriateness of the topics for visitors of all ages.
www.hometowncanada.com /on/Blind_River.html   (580 words)

  
 Day 21: Sault St Marie - Blind River, Ontario, Canada: 83 mi, 6 hrs 20 min   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
I guess it's cause they have those severe winters that this seems fairly warm, but I'm shivering and trembling with my levis, T-shirt, thermo-shirt and windbreaker on.
I'm crouched down by one entrance of the Blind River High School (8:15 pm) hoping for a ball game to finish across the way so I can unroll my bed sack and go to bed.
The wind is howling and whistling and it is cold as far as I'm concerned Tonight and tomorrow morning shouldn't be all that toasty warm,but I'll be OK in my sleeping bag if I wear my thermo plus my sweatshirt and bottoms.
joe-orgill.com /biketrip/bike21.html   (533 words)

  
 TRAVEL GUIDE
Galilean Bible Camp is located in Northern Ontario, on Lake Duborne, at 1259 Granary Lake Road (formerly old Hwy 555), 8 km north of Hwy 17 at Blind River.
Blind River is the half way point in between the two larger cities of Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury.
The camp is on the left-hand side at flag #1259.
www.cssm.ca /galilean/travel-guide.htm   (105 words)

  
 Blind River Process Server, process servers in Blind River Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Blind River Process Server, process servers in Blind River Ontario
Ontario Process Serving's Elliot Lake Ontario corporate office can assist you with service of process in Blind River and the surrounding area.
No part of this website or its contents may be copied or reproduced in any way.
www.ontarioprocessserving.com /b.pages/BlindRiver-process-servers.htm   (149 words)

  
 Ontario Vacation Rentals cottage - Lake of the Mountains Vacation Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
There is nothing better than sitting on the deck at 1:00 AM watching the shooting stars, and hearing the water rushing over the falls in the distance.
You will find Blind River on Highway 17 midway between Sault Ste.
It is a memory not only myself, but my children and hopefully their children will remember for a lifetime.
www.a1vacations.com /Canada/vacation-cottage-Ontario/p213049.htm   (872 words)

  
 Aubrey Falls - Campgrounds in Blind River, Ontario Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Aubrey Falls - Campgrounds in Blind River, Ontario Canada
As in many areas of the province, the early Precambrian bedrock here has been dramatically transformed through glaciation.
Bedrock knolls support communities of jack pine and white birch.
www.campingstuff.ca /parks/Aubrey-Falls-2939.aspx   (70 words)

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