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  Ontario - LoveToKnow 1911
Ontario is thus pre-eminently an agricultural province, though the growth of manufactures has increased the importance of the towns and cities, and many of the farmers are seeking new homes in the provinces of Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
In the rural districts an attempt is being made to increase efficiency by the consolidation of several small schools and the conveyance of the children to one central building.
In the discussions from which sprang the federation of 1867, Ontario was the one province strongly in favour of the union, which was only rendered possible by the coalition of her rival leaders, J. Macdonald and George Brown.
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 Ancestors - pafg91 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Amela BURRITT was born in 1870 in Deux Rivieres, Renfrew, Ontario.
Edmond BURRITT was born in 1884 in Nipissing District, Ontario.
Gertrude BURRITT was born in 1886 in Nipissing District, Ontario.
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 Ancestors - pafg92 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Josephine ENGLAND.Josephine married Albert Earnest BURRITT in 1897 in Mattawa, Nipissing District, Ontario.
Jessie I BURRITT was born in 1880 in Pembrooke, Renfrew, Ontario.
Marion BURRITT was born in 1886 in Pembrooke, Renfrew, Ontario.
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 Nipissing First Nation
The Nipissing ownership of the north shore of Lake Nipissing was described by the early founding fathers of the neighboring towns as a burden on progress.
The use of the ceded territory for hunting and fishing by the Nipissing people were challenged in the courts until the late 1980’s where court cases upheld the use of crown lands for those hunting and fishing rights entrenched by the Treaty.
Nipissing is also in a process to repatriate CN lands to its land base.
www.nfn.ca /land.php   (1564 words)

 Upsdell/Ackerman Family Tree - pafg271 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Melville Francis Beckett was born on 9 Jan 1928 in Eau Claire, Calvin Twp, Nipissing District, Ontario.
Muriel Isabel Catherine Beckett was born on 12 Sep 1931 in Eau Claire, Calvin Twp, Nipissing District, Ontario.
Verna Theresa Beckett was born on 8 Feb 1934 in Eau Claire, Calvin Twp, Nipissing District, Ontario.
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 Welcome to Ontario
Ontario is the most populous and second-largest in area of Canada's ten provinces.
Ontario's right to Northwestern Ontario was determined by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in 1884 and confirmed by the Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Ontario is bounded on the north by Hudson Bay and James Bay, on the east by Quebec, on the west by Manitoba, and on the south by the American states of Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.
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 Ontario - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ontario [1] is the most populous and second-largest province of Canada, home to the Canadian capital city of Ottawa, as well as Ontario's own capital Toronto, Canada's largest city.
Ontario is bordered by the province of Quebec to the east, by the Great Lakes region of the United States to the south, by Manitoba to the west and by Hudson and James Bays to the north.
It is not unheard of to enter Ontario from the USA by train, but the customs waits between the USA and Canada are no different than might be expected by car or plane, especially with the constant increases in Terror alerts south of the border.
wikitravel.org /en/Ontario_(province)   (1985 words)

 North Bay Ontario: A History in Vintage Postcards
While the village of North Bay began as a trading center in 1851 and was chosen as the Nipissing District seat in 1858, rapid growth didn’t occur until about the time that William A. Ramsey, chief surveyor for the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) mapped the railroad’s path in 1881.
Father David Joseph Scollard, born in Ennismore, Ontario on 4 November 1862 and ordained as a priest on 21 December 1890, was appointed to North Bay in 1896.
The Ontario branch of the Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada is headquartered in Toronto.
www.vintagepostcards.org /North-Bay-Ontario.htm   (10806 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Ontario
Finnish-Canadians of the 1901 Census of Ontario An extract all of the Finnish Canadians from the 1901 census for the districts of Thunder Bay, Rainy River and Kenora.
Ontario Canada Local History and Genealogy This page is being created, on a volunteer basis, to explore the world of our ancestors who resided in Ontario.
Districts of 1846 in Upper Canada District, county and township names and populations in 1846.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/ontario.html   (4652 words)

 Archives of Ontario: Nipissing District Surrogate Court Records
Archives of Ontario: Nipissing District Surrogate Court Records
Purchase the appropriate microfilm reel directly from the Archives of Ontario.
Ontario Surrogate Court Records: Glossary of Legal Terms
www.archives.gov.on.ca /English/interloan/c-nipp-t.htm   (648 words)

 Regions - Regions Explored by Samuel de Champlain - Ontario - From the La Vase Portage to Lake Nipissing
The Nipissing Indians (Nipissingues or Nipissiriniens) settled in the area where North Bay and Sturgeon Falls are located today.
"Nipissing" means "people of the little water", a reference to the fact that the Amerindians lived near Lake Nipissing, which was small in comparison to Lake Huron.
Nipissings were Algonquian but they were feared by other nations, including the Algonquin, because of their reputation for being sorcerers.
www.ropfo.ca /champlain/region/ang_nipissing.php   (366 words)

 Ontario (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The flag of Ontario was established 'An Act to provide a Provincial Flag for Ontario (The Flag Act 1965)', which "assented to" on 14 April, received Royal Approval on 11 May, proclaimed on 13 May (published in 'The Ontario Gazette of 15th May) and came into effect on 21 May 1965.
At the request of the provincial government, the Standard of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario was the first in a series of new Vice-Regal standards approved by the Governor General, acting in the name of The Queen.
The flag used by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (LAO) is derived from the Coat of Arms of the LAO and as far as I am able to assess, it is very close to being a banner of arms.
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 Sudbury District cottage for sale ecottagecanada.com
The "Sudbury District" is located in what is considered to be North Eastern Ontario.
Northern "districts" are quite large, geographically, compared to their "county" counterparts in the south of the province.
The City of Greater Sudbury, the largest community within the district; is located closer to the southern extremity of the district and encompasses over 300 lakes within its boundaries and serves as the regional capital of northeastern Ontario.
www.ecottagecanada.com /fcontent/ontario/Sudbury_District   (157 words)

 Nipissing District, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nipissing District, Ontario is a district in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario.
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 Upsdell/Ackerman Family Tree - pafg270 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
William John Upsdell [Parents] was born on 21 Sep 1888 in Hamilton, Ontario.
Catherine Beckett [Parents] was born on 15 Oct 1875 in Eau Claire, Calvin Twp, Nipissing District, Ontario.
Dinah Pearl Lowin was born on 20 Feb 1900 in Eau Claire, Calvin Twp, Nipissing District, Ontario.
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 Sturgeon Falls, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The community of Sturgeon Falls is located in the District of Nipissing of Northeastern Ontario, Canada and is part of the Municipality of West Nipissing.
It is situated on the Sturgeon River, 5 km (3 miles) north of Lake Nipissing and 35 km (22 miles) west of North Bay on Highway 17, part of the Trans-Canada Highway.
James Holditch of Bracebridge, Ontario is generally credited as being the first permanent non-aboriginal settler in the area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sturgeon_Falls,_Ontario   (384 words)

 CBC - Ontario Votes 2003 - Ridings
Central Ontario: This region is north of the "905" belt, running from Grand Bend on Lake Huron in the west, encompassing most of Lake Simcoe in the east, and extending north along Algonquin Park to French River and Lake Nipissing.
Eastern Ontario: This region runs along Lake Ontario, from Port Hope in the west, along the St. Lawrence to Quebec, and up the Ottawa River to north of Algonquin Park.
Southwestern Ontario: This region consists of ridings in the southwestern corner of Ontario.
www.cbc.ca /ontariovotes2003/ridings   (693 words)

 Nipissing District North Bay and Algonquin Park cottages for sale ecottagecanada.com
Within the district, you will find the granite cliffs of Lake Temagami, sandy shores of Lake Nipissing and the world famous Algonquin Provincial Park.
The Nipissing District borders the Districts of Timiskaming to the north, Sudbury and Parry Sound Districts to the West, the counties Haliburton, Hastings and Renfrew to the south, with the Ottawa River and the Province of Quebec bordering the east of the district.
The largest community in the district, The City of North Bay (Population 53,000) is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Nipissing and is located 430 kilometers (268 miles) east of Sault Ste.
www.ecottagecanada.com /fcontent/Ontario/Nipissing_North_Bay_and_Algonquin_Park   (227 words)

 Nipissing Village, Ontario, Cottage Rental   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
From the south shore and South Bay of Lake Nipissing, the South River winds five kilometers to Chapman's Chute and to Nipissing Township.
Surveyed in the late 1870s and incorporated in 1888, the village of Nipissing was the earliest and largest commercial centre in the district for a period before the turn of the century.
These early years have been documented preserved in the Nipissing Township Museum, which is housed in the 1882 old squared timber Methodist church located on the main street.
www.chapmanslanding.info /NipissingVillage.html   (195 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Candidates and Ridings
The riding of Nipissing was established in 1892.
The riding of Nipissing voted Conservative from 1908 to 1917 and Liberal from 1921 to 1980.
She was ordained in 1985 and served rural congregations in Northeastern Ontario and Quebec She retired in 2001 after six years as a hospital chaplain.
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d0001/g0000056.htm#I055ARMSTRONGRachel /ARMSTRONG/12 Jul 1884Mona Mills, Dufferin County, Ontario6 Apr 1947Chrisholm Twp., Nipissing District, Ontario
d0001/g0000067.htm#I063DELANEYJames /DELANEY/5 Dec 1907Chrisholm Twp., Nipissing District, Ontario24 Jun 1957Bowmanville, Ontario
d0001/g0000073.htm#I069MOWATTDonald /MOWATT/5 Sep 1941Chrisholm Twp., Nipissing District, Ontario
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 Birds, Familiar: Evening Grosbeak, Life Histories of North American Birds, A.C. Bent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
While observing two pairs at a salt lick by Clear Lake, Haliburton County, Ontario, on June 1, 1945, I noted that the females were as combative as the males, spreading their wings, jerking from side to side, and clinching bills.
We watched wild adults in the Nipissing District of Ontario feeding the young similarly on the masticated larvae of the spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.).
In Ontario and elsewhere, evening grosbeaks are sometimes highway casualties, owing to their previously mentioned fondness for chlorided gravel with which many of the roads are sanded in winter.
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 Nipissing District, Ontario: A History in Vintage Postcards
Nipissing District, Ontario: A History in Vintage Postcards
Highlighting in vintage postcards the history of towns and townships in the greater Lake Nipissing and Lake Temagami areas of Northern Ontario, Canada.
Old postcard collections interest collectors of antiques, memorabilia and ephemera; collectables such as old vintage postcards are used by museums and historians to document what was.
www.vintagepostcards.org /NipissingHistory.htm   (319 words)

 Newry Maine Pegmatites
Schaller (4) has also postulated the complete replacement of earlier pegmatites by later solutions thought to be of probable hydrothermal character.
This is a common, typical arrangement in Ontario pegmatites and would probably be interpreted by most observers as indicating that the soda feldspar crystallized first, the microcline next and finally the quartz.
This brief description suggests a process of crystallization from a pegmatite magma having a composition, except for the fugitive constituents, like the now existing pegmatites, instead of a process in which the soda feldspar replaced an earlier potash feldspar or a graphic-granite which existed between the remaining microcline and wall rock.
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 Ontario Canada Genealogy
Macaulay, McLean, Rama, Ryde, and Thorah, Ontario North County, Ontario Census, 1901
Ontario North District, Ontario Census, 1901: Brock Township
Ontario Province, Canada: Immigrants extracted from the 1901 Census
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 Ontario Fishing .Net: Information
Algonquin Park Region Map - Algonquin Park is one of Ontario’s greatest treasures and is known as one of the premier wilderness areas in Canada.
Lake Nipissing Fishing Reports - Reports on the conditions and fishing on Lake Nipissing by Rob Hyatt.
O.F.A.H. Ontario Angler Awards - The O.F.A.H. Ontario Angler Awards, in partnership with Ontario - More to discover, is a province wide program that officially promotes and recognizes recreational angling efforts in Ontario by both resident and non-resident anglers.
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 Ontario Canada Local History and Genealogy
Land Records in Ontario: an article prepared by Leslie S. Edwards, which includes information about the System of Land Division and how to locate land records.
Ontario East Tourism Association - Bay of Quinte, Brockville, Cornwall and Seaway Valley, Gananoque, Greater Kingston, Lanark County, Land O'Lakes, Lower Ottawa Valley, Merrickville, Ottawa, Prescott, Smiths Falls, Ottawa Valley, and Westport.
The Office of the Registrar General holds Ontario records for births that happened during the past 95 years, marriages that happened during the past 80 years, and deaths that happened during the past 70 years.
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 Oxford County, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Oxford County Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario.
Aggregate resources inventory of the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford County, southern Ontario (Ontario Geological Survey aggregate resources inventory paper)
Aggregate resources inventory of the Township of Blandford-Blenheim, Oxford County, southern Ontario (Ontario Geological Survey aggregate resources inventory paper)
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