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Topic: Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario


  
  Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Regional Municipality of Niagara (2001 population 410,574), also known as Niagara Region, Regional Niagara, or Niagara Regional Municipality, is an area covering 12 municipalities located in southern Ontario in Canada.
It is bounded on the north by Lake Ontario and on the south by Lake Erie.
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/Niagara_Regional_Municipality,_Ontario   (370 words)

  
 Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mississauga occupies the southernmost portion of the region, a sprawling city of 680,000 (the sixth largest in Canada) that reaches from Lake Ontario north to Highway 407.
Owing to immigration and its transportation infrastructure (seven highways serve Peel and Toronto Pearson International Airport is mostly within its boundaries), the Region of Peel is a rapidly-growing area with a young population and an increasing profile.
The region is responsible for the services and infrastructure related to water delivery and wastewater treatment, waste collection and disposal, regional roads, public health, long-term care centres, Peel Regional Police, ambulance services, some planning, public housing, paratransit, and social assistance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peel_Regional_Municipality,_Ontario   (797 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Peel Regional Municipality, Ontario
The Region of Peel is the second-largest municipality in Ontario after Toronto, to whom it owed its existence.
Ontario provincial highway 7 is one of the Kings Highways in the province of Ontario, Canada.
The Muskoka District Municipality (more generally referred to as the District of Muskoka, or simply Muskoka) is a regional municipality in Central Ontario that extends from Georgian Bay in the west, to the northern tip of Lake Couchiching in the south, to the western border of Algonquin Provincial Park in...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Peel-Regional-Municipality,-Ontario   (2737 words)

  
 Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Region is 1,382 square kilometres in size and its regional seat of government is in Kitchener.
The Waterloo region remained predominantly German-speaking until the early 20th century, and its German heritage is reflected in the region’s large Lutheran community and the annual Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest.
In 1973, the regional municipality style of government was imposed on the county.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Waterloo_Regional_Municipality,_Ontario   (1173 words)

  
 Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Regional Municipality of Durham, commonly called "Durham Region" (2003 population 525,000), is a regional political area located east of Toronto, Ontario.
The Region of Durham was established in 1974 as one of several new "regional" governments in the Province of Ontario--primarily in fast-growing urban and suburban areas.
The southern portion of the region, adjacent to Lake Ontario is primarily suburban in nature, forming the eastern end of the "905" belt of suburbs around Toronto.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Durham_Regional_Municipality   (471 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Niagara Falls Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Niagara Falls is a small group of massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River in eastern North America, on the border between the United States and Canada.
Niagara Falls was brought to the world's attention in the 17th century by the explorer Father Louis Hennepin, who also discovered the Saint Anthony Falls in Minnesota.
The lakes and the Niagara river are effects of the last continental ice sheet, an enormous glacier that crept across the area from eastern Canada.
www.ipedia.com /niagara_falls.html   (835 words)

  
 Regional Municipality of Halton, Ontario - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Regional Municipality of Halton, or Halton Region, is located in Ontario, Canada, and is a part of the Greater Toronto Area and until 1974 was known as Halton County.
Halton Region has a population of 375,229 (2001) spread out over 232,000 acres (939 km²) of land.
Its population is expected to reach 439,000 in 2006, making it one of the fastest growing regions in the country.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Halton_Regional_Municipality   (354 words)

  
 Regional Municipality of Niagara Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. R.13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Regional Municipality of Niagara Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.
The Regional Corporation shall be deemed to be a city for all the purposes of the provisions of the Public Hospitals Act and the Private Hospitals Act respecting hospitalization and burial of indigent persons and their dependants, and no area municipality has any liability under such provisions.  R.S.O. c.
The Regional Corporation shall be deemed to be a local municipality for the purposes of paragraph 10 of section 207 of the Municipal Act.  R.S.O. 1990, c.
www.e-laws.gov.on.ca /DBLaws/RepealedStatutes/English/90r13_e.htm   (2184 words)

  
 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF NIAGARA    REPORT TO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That the Regional Municipality of Niagara along with the Niagara Family and Children's Services train their respective staff on the program options available to extended family members wishing to care for children.
That the Region of Niagara along with Family and Children's Services advocate for the recommended changes with the Ministry of Community and Social Services as well as relevant Associations, such as the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies.
That the Regional Municipality of Niagara and the Niagara Family and Children's Services, train their respective staff on the program options available to extended family members wishing to care for children.
www.grandparentingagaincanada.com /niagara_support.htm   (1922 words)

  
 Canada-Ontario Infrastructure Program - Investment in "green" infrastructure benefits Niagara Falls
Gary Pillitteri, MP for Niagara Falls; Debbie M. Zimmerman, Chair of the Regional Municipality of Niagara; and Wayne Thomson, Mayor of the City of Niagara Falls, made the announcement today.
The Regional Municipality of Niagara, in partnership with the City of Niagara Falls, will construct a new storm sewer along Stanley Avenue that will reduce the risk of flooding for 9,000 households.
This is one of a series of matching federal and provincial investments to help municipalities protect the health and safety of their residents through essential infrastructure projects totalling more than $1 billion to date in Ontario.
www.ic.gc.ca /coip-pico/coip-pico.nsf/0/2251bdef5e272b0285256cfe00635086?OpenDocument   (473 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional:North America:Canada:Ontario:Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Regions are defined in Webster's or Funk & Wagnall's as a large and 'indefinite' part of the surface of the earth.
The major portion of the Niagara Region is taken up by the Niagara Peninsula, which lies between Lake Erie on the south and Lake Ontario on the north, with the Niagara River forming its western border and the City of Hamilton its eastern one.
Southwestern region of Ontario encompasses the counties of Elgin, Essex, Huron, Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Oxford, Perth.
dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/Canada/Ontario/Regions/desc.html   (773 words)

  
 Accountable! Letter Regional Municipality of Niagara (October 18, 2003)
According to Statistics Canada, between 1996 and 2001, the population of Ontario grew by 6.1%, or by 650,000 to 11.4 million and the population of Niagara Region grew by 1.7%, or by 7,000 to 411,000.
The scenario in the next table assumes the age group 0-4 for Niagara Region to have changed by the provincial average and adjusts the other age groups accordingly, or by the difference of 7.3%.
It is my hope that the first order of business of the next municipal council will be to build consensus with all the city councils in the region to plan and make decisions on the basis of merit and for the people.
www3.sympatico.ca /milan.novak/all/leadership_3.html   (1255 words)

  
 Regional Niagara Transportation Strategy -- Inter Municipality Transit Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The purpose of this study is to identify the role of the Region in meeting or coordinating the provision of traditional and special needs transit services between municipalities in Niagara, and to develop a long-term strategy to guide the implementation of inter-city transit services in Niagara.
In the fall of 2000, Regional Council established a Steering Committee to oversee the development and implementation of a transportation strategy for Niagara Region.
A series of public meetings were held across the Region in November and December of 2000 at which the public identified transportation related issues.
www.transportationiagara.com /intertransit.html   (1517 words)

  
 CHRONOLOGY OF THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON-WENTWORTH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When Regional Government was implemented in 1974 the townships of Binbrook and Glanford were amalgamated to form the municipal township of Glanbrook in the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth.
When Regional Government was implemented in 1974 the townships of East and West Flamborough, the town of Waterdown and the Township of Beverly were amalgamated to form the town of Flamborough in the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth.
In 1974 the county was restructured as the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth.
collections.ic.gc.ca /wentworth/twps.html   (1136 words)

  
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www.ontariostorms.com /2000/may/12/warnings.txt   (3182 words)

  
 Niagara-on-the-Lake - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Niagara-on-the-Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Town in Niagara Regional Municipality, southern Ontario; population (1991) 12,900.
It is situated on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Niagara River, opposite New York State.
Settled by Loyalists (those who remained loyal to Britain during the American Revolution), it served as the capital in the period 1792–96, when the government was relocated to York (Toronto).
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Niagara-on-the-Lake   (214 words)

  
 Elections Canada | Federal Representation 2004 - Ontario
Proposed changes in the boundaries of neighbouring electoral districts, relatively low rates of population growth, and the elimination of former municipal boundaries due to the creation of the new City of Hamilton require that substantial changes be made to electoral districts in this area, of which there currently are nine.
The remaining municipalities within the Regional Municipality of Niagara Pelham, Lincoln, West Lincoln, and Grimsby — are not sufficiently populous to form a single electoral district.
Except to the south, the boundaries of the existing electoral district of Hamilton Mountain are defined by the municipal boundary between the old City of Hamilton and the former Township of Glanbrook.
www.elections.ca /scripts/fedrep/ontario/proposals/niagara_e.htm   (464 words)

  
 Niagara Falls, Ontario, Pictures
It is a port on the Niagara River opposite Niagara Falls, New York.
The city overlooks a cataract of Niagara Falls known as Horseshoe Falls or Canadian Falls; the crescent-shaped cataract is 57 m (187 ft) high and carries nine times more water than its United States counterpart.
Niagara Falls is an enormously popular tourist destination, and it is also a major source of electricity for Ontario.
www.greatestcities.com /North_America/Canada/Ontario/Niagara_Falls_city.html?redir=1   (306 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional:North America:Canada:Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ontario is Canada's second largest province, covering more than one million square kilometers (415,000 square miles).
Ontario’s southernmost point of land is Middle Island, in Lake Erie south of Point Pelee, roughly parallel to Barcelona, Spain or Rome, Italy.
Ontario Government, agencies and Crown corporations belonging to the Government of Ontario or covering more than one Regional Municipality or County.
dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/Canada/Ontario/desc.html   (1435 words)

  
 Provision of Future Waste Disposal Capacity in the City of Niagara Falls, in the Regional Municipality of Niagara for ...
The purpose of this environmental assessment is the provision of future waste disposal capacity in the City of Niagara Falls, in the Regional Municipality of Niagara for solid, non-hazardous waste generated in the Province of Ontario.
Regional Niagara will either have to provide significant additional disposal capacity for its businesses, industries and institutions, or this waste would have to be exported to other jurisdictions with associated economic and environmental impacts.
Ontario will face an increased reliance on waste export outside of the province, and a reduction of emergency waste disposal capacity in the province.
www.ene.gov.on.ca /envision/env_reg/ea/english/ToRs/niagara_walker_tor.htm   (1529 words)

  
 Press Releases - ADAPSYS - Regional Municipality of Niagara Selects Hummingbird and ADAPSYS
The Region of Niagara is the second major Ontario municipality in the last year to choose an EDMS solution from Hummingbird and ADAPSYS.
The Hummingbird software technologies will enable the Region of Niagara to improve customer service with easier access to and exchange of information; ensure and maintain compliance with records retention standards; and increase the security and control of documents.
Nestled between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, The Regional Municipality of Niagara is home to more than 420,000 residents who enjoy the unique natural beauty, cultural heritage, historical legacy and healthy social capital of the Region.
www.adapsys.ca /niag.html   (410 words)

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