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  Niagara Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Niagara Peninsula is the portion of Ontario, Canada lying on the south shore of Lake Ontario.
It stretches from the Niagara River in the east to Hamilton, Ontario in the west.
The peninsula is incorporated as the Regional Municipality of Niagara.
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 Niagara Escarpment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Niagara Escarpment is a long escarpment or cuesta running through Ontario in Canada, New York State, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Illinois in the United States.
The Niagara Escarpment has a caprock of dolomitic limestone ("dolostone") which is more resistant and overlies weaker, more easily eroded shale as a weathering-resistant "cap".
Development and land use adjacent to the escarpment is regulated and the biosphere protected by the Niagara Escarpment Commission, an agency of the Ontario government.
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 Niagara Peninsula
The Niagara Peninsula is a strip of land in southwest Ontario between Lakes Ontario and Erie.
The NIAGARA ESCARPMENT is a steep, wooded ridge that runs along the middle of the peninsula.
The eastern edge of the peninsula is the NIAGARA RIVER.
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 Niagara Peninsula
The Niagara Peninsula lies between Lakes ONTARIO and ERIE and the NIAGARA RIVER in southwestern Ontario.
Physically, the peninsula comprises 2 contrasting plains separated by the NIAGARA ESCARPMENT.
The wooded slopes of the escarpment, an abrupt rise of some 60 m, are etched deeply by gorges with falls at their heads, most notably at NIAGARA FALLS, and are quarried for limestone.
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 Memories of Niagara Peninsula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One summer most Bahá'ís in the Niagara Falls community were away at Bahá'í summer school with the exception of Joy Carter and me. We were running little short teaser advertisements in the Niagara Falls newspaper for a few weeks.
Around 1964 we were living in Niagara on the Lake and I was asked to give a talk about the Bahá'í Faith to a grade eleven class at the high school in Virgil, near Niagara on the Lake.
We lived very happily in Niagara on the Lake, until in 1965 I was elected delegate to the National Bahá'í Convention in Winnipeg.
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 Untitled Document
The Niagara Region is experiencing some conflict between the government, environmentalist and concerned residents because of the decision to construct a new provincial highway through the region, south of the Niagara Escarpment.
The tender fruitlands that exist north of the Niagara Escarpment and that are now divided by the QEW are some of the prime agricultural land in Canada.
She commented that "the mid- peninsula highway is needed to divert truck traffic from the QEW, but that adding tolls to the mix may keep trucks off the route.
www.brocku.ca /geography/4P66/Geog4p66/talex2.html   (3906 words)

 Niagarapeninsula.com - The Niagara Peninsula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From the touristy bustle and natural beauty of Niagara Falls, to the serene vistas of the Escarpment, to quaint Niagara-on-the-Lake, the region has come into its own in the past decade.
Niagara's 12 mid-size to small communities offer a high quality of life.
Niagara's communities are committed to preserving the area's natural beauty, its rural roots and its history.
www.niagarapeninsula.com /01niagarapeninsula   (361 words)

 Early Church Records for the Niagara Peninsula.
Enos Shrigley, of the Township of Pelham, to Eliza Brown, of the Township of Thorold.
William Davis, of the Township of Niagara, to Hellen Bender, of the Township of Stamford, by license.
By license, George Coon, of the Township of Stamford, to Dradama Collard, of the Township of Niagara.
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 Information .:. Niagara Peninsula Lakes Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Yoga Information yoga classes in niagara peninsula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Views of Niagara Falls
As the Niagara River, with its magnificent Niagara Falls, cuts its broad course across the Niagara Peninsula, so illustrations of the river and the falls cut a wide path through the history of prints of America.
The sketch, only the second known drawing of Niagara made on the spot, was sent to London where Richard Wilson, England’s leading landscape artist, painted a large canvas--five foot by six foot--based on it.
Niagara Falls posed an artistic problem for, that of capturing both the grand scope of the sweeping vista of the two cataracts while at the same time evoking the power of the torrent pouring over the brink.
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 Facts about Niagara Falls
The Niagara River, as is the entire Great Lakes Basin of which the river is an integral part, is a legacy of the last Ice Age.
For the next 5,000 years Lake Erie remained only half the size of today, the Niagara River was reduced to about 10% of its current flow, and a much-reduced Falls stalled in the area of the Niagara Glen.
Niagara Escarpment, which was created by erosion is much older.
www.niagarafallslive.com /Facts_about_Niagara_Falls.htm   (1468 words)

 Historical reports of the Niagara Peninsula
Janet Carnochan was born in 1839 in Stamford, C.W, (Canada West) and educated in Niagara.
She was foundress of the Niagara Historical Society and its president until her death.
She was the curator of the Memorial Museum and author of the History of Niagara and many pamphlets on local historical subjects.
www.sandycline.com /history   (159 words)

 The Niagara Peninsula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A rental car will give you the flexibility to enjoy what the Niagara Peninsula has to offer, although the motorcoach tours that leave regularly from points in Toronto, offer the broader view of the region's attractions.
The drive along the Niagara Parkway the beside the Niagara River, passes the historic settlement of Niagara-on-the Lake in the heart of Ontario's grape and wine country.
The region enjoys a unique micro-climate, nestled under the protection of the Niagara Escarpment, and steadied by the moderating effects of Lake Ontario, it is one of the few areas of Canada where grapes will grow.
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 Niagara Escarpment Travel Links - Niagara Peninsula
The Niagara Escarpment begins south of Rochester, New York and extends westward parallel to and south of the shores of Lake Ontario.
The Niagara River began eroding out the 11 kilometre Gorge between the edge of the Escarpment and Niagara Falls about 12,000 years ago, thus exposing the bedrock.
In this long-settled part of the province, where intensive agriculture and burgeoning urban development leave little room for nature, the Escarpment’s protected forests, talus slopes and cliff faces are particularly important, both as a nearby retreat for residents and as wildlife habitat.
www.escarpment.org /Travel/travel_niagara.htm   (355 words)

 About Us ++ Business Education Council of Niagara - Innovation is our Motivation
Formed in 1987 as the Niagara Peninsula Industry Education Council (NPIEC), we are a non-profit corporation with a mandate to promote active communication between business and educators.
The Council itself was created through the efforts of the four school boards that existed in Niagara at that time, namely the Lincoln County Board of Education, Niagara South Board of Education, Welland County Roman Catholic Separate School Board and the Lincoln County Separate School Board.
The name of the corporation was officially changed to the Business Education Council of Niagara in 1997 to properly reflect an expanded mandate for the Council.
www.becon.org /aboutus   (192 words)

 Discover the Niagara Region
Drench your senses with the breathtaking majesty of Niagara Falls as you see the mighty torrent, hear the thunderous roar and feel the misty spray from this natural world wonder.
Cruise the Niagara Parkway by car, on a bike, in-line skates or hike and discover a tapestry of flowering parks, vibrant gardens and bountiful orchards.
Follow the Niagara Parkway to savour the vivid hues and sweet aromas of the Niagara Parks Greenhouse and Fragrance Garden and don't miss the famous Floral Clock.
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 Niagara Falls Golfing .:. Niagara Peninsula Lakes Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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At the Niagara Penisula Children's Centre School therapy goals are meshed with a modified curriculum within the special education programs.
Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality.
Contact Information Niagara to report concerns or to make suggestions.
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 Niagara Fallsview Weddings - Home
Niagara Falls has been the honeymoon capital of Canada for many years.
One major reason for this is that Niagara Falls is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty.
In addition, Niagara offers exciting nighttime activities from gourmet dining, dancing in numerous clubs on the strip, fabulous shows, and gaming at Casino Niagara to name just a few.
www.niagara-fallsview-weddings.com   (344 words)

 Web Site Links .:. Niagara Peninsula Lakes Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Niagara Falls will be known the world over for it’s golfing, casinos and entertainment once people discover what Niagara has to offer.You can now book your golfing and rooms online and get some great discounts for Peninsula Lakes golf packages.
Royal Niagara Golf Course A stunning 27-hole golf course of championship distinction embracing Niagara's history and tradition with ideal amenities for group events and individual golfers.
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 Unusual Wines - Wine and Wineries of Niagara Peninsula, Ontario Canada
As well as ice-wine a range of quality table wines from classic varieties are produced.
We visited the Niagara Peninsula wine region of Ontario in October 2001.
Niagara on the Lake is popular with visitors to the falls and wineries nearby can get busy with coach parties.
www.winelabels.org /ontario.htm   (2572 words)

 Niagara Falls Amusements
We spare no time or expense in scouring the Niagara Peninsula high and low to find the best deals available anywhere for you the member.
Around N' About Niagara The Peninsula a Canadian history enthusiasts dream the region from Niagara-on-the-lake, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie in the east to Grimsby, West Lincoln, Wainfleet in the west and in-between is doted with sights and structures to satisfy the casual and most serious history buff
Around N' About Niagara The Peninsula - tips on taking great photos, also choosing new or used for your photography needs whether a simple basic or sophisticated camera and accessories and the care of photo equipment.
www.aroundnaboutniagara.com /Niagara_Falls_Amusements.html   (1814 words)

 Niagara Peninsula Standard Contract Document
The Niagara Peninsula Standard Contract Document was developed in order to provide an effective document which could be used throughout the Niagara peninsula.
The following groups were instrumental in developing this standard document, and reflect the key stakeholders involved in roads and municipal service construction in the Niagara peninsula.
For all contracts called utilizing the Niagara Peninsula Standard Contract Document, the latest revision of the document as of the first date of tender advertizing, is the document of record for that contract.
www.regional.niagara.on.ca /business/tenders/npscd.aspx   (372 words)

The Diocese of Kingston was divided on 17 December, 1841, and Father Power, bishop-elect of the western portion, having permission to name his episcopal city, chose Toronto, the provincial capital.
On the resignation of the Bishop de Charbonnel on 26 April, 1860, Bishop Lynch became Bishop of Toronto.
TEFFY (ed.), Jubilee Volume of the Archdiocese of Toronto (Toronto, 1892); HARRIS, The Catholic Church in the Niagara Peninsula (Toronto, 1895); ROBERTSON, Landmarks of Toronto, 4th ser.
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 Niagara Falls Dining
Really, if variety is the spice of life, then we Around N' About Niagara can provide it, as we have some of the most flavorful cooking alternatives in the world.
Though Niagara is not noted for any one dish or style.
Further to the mouth watering selection of fine cuisine Niagara offers, is the unique charm and variety of its great restaurants that prepare and serve preferences.
www.aroundnaboutniagara.com /Niagara_Falls_Dining.html   (2863 words)

 Niagara - Gastronomy in the Niagara Peninsula - Food Reference
Any food and wine enthusiast is well advised to pay a visit to the Niagara Peninsula.
Niagara Falls, in Ontario, enjoys an excellent reputation amongst honeymooners, and of late with people addicted to baccarat, 21, and any type of chance game.
One of the greatest advantages of Niagara Peninsula is how much tasting you accomplish in two days, and enjoy extraordinary meals.
www.foodreference.com /html/artniagaragastronomy.html   (977 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Ontario
Colonel John Butler, (Niagara) Branch, UEL of Canada The Col. John Butler Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada can trace its origins as far back as 1898, when Captain John D. Servos organized a branch in Virgil, which was a early settlement in the Niagara area.
Niagara Peninsula Branch, OGS History of the branch, publication list and members surname index.
William Osterhout, United Empire Loyalist The story of William Osterhout whose principal residence was in Niagara.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/ontario.html   (4652 words)

 Niagara Peninsula Dental Association Web Site
The Niagara Peninsula Dental Association, or the "NPDA" was established in 1945 with less than 20 members.
As an organization, the NPDA strives to keep Niagara's dentists in touch with provincial and national dental associations, with current dental issues, and with current dental techniques.
Locally, we play a role in serving the community by donating funds, food and toys to local charities to help those in need.
www.niagara.net /npda/default.eht   (139 words)

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