Fergus, Ontario

) is the largest community in Centre Wellington, a township within Wellington County (Wellington County, Ontario) in Ontario, Canada. It lies on the Grand River (Grand River (Ontario)) about 25 km north of Guelph. History The first settlers to this area were freed slaves who formed what was known as the Pierpoint Settlement, named after their leader, Richard Pierpoint. Along with a half dozen other men, Pierpoint was granted land in Garafraxa Township somewhere around

north of Fergus) in 1840. Originally Fergus was known as Little Falls, because of the scenic (water) falls downtown, between the Public Library and the Fergus Market. The settlement's name was changed to honour one of its founders, Adam Fergusson. Other names that (parts of) Fergus have been known as include Nichol Township, Aboyne, Garafraxa Township and Pierpoint Settlement. Geography Fergus is located north of Guelph and sits on the Grand River. It is near many natural settings

school boards that operate inside the municipality at a public level. The Wellington Catholic District School Board administers Catholic education in Guelph and Wellington County, operating St. Joseph's Catholic Elementary School (JK-8). The Upper Grand District School Board administers to the area surrounding the upper Grand River operating in Fergus, J. D. Hogarth Public School (K-8), John Black Public School, James McQueen Public School (K-6), Victoria Terrace Public School (K-6


Georgetown, Ontario

McGibbon died August 20, 1940 (only a few months after Ann's death), a daughter, Gladys, and a son, Jack, took over the business until 1962. The McGibbon Hotel was sold to Isaac Sitzer Investments and in 1967 to Gladbar Hotels Ltd. George and Nick Markou purchased the hotel in 1978 and have run business to the present day under the McGibbon name, returning its connection to the downtown Georgetown business community since 1895. Guelph Radial Line The Toronto Suburban Railway Company ran

the Toronto-Guelph Electric Suburban Railway line through Georgetown for 14 years from the time it was opened in 1917 until it was closed in 1931. Georgetown Boys On July 1 in 1923, 50 orphans of the Armenian Genocide arrived in Georgetown, Ontario to be educated and trained for farming. The actual location was Cedarvale Farm now known as Cedarvale Park. They came to be known as The Georgetown Boys. In total, 109 boys and 40 girls were taken in by the Canadian government

'''Georgetown Skate Park''' Located outside of the Mold-Masters SportsPlex at 221 Guelph Street, this facility was made possible by the co-operative efforts of the Halton Hills Community through the Skateboarders, Inline Skaters & BMX Bikers of Halton Hills (S.I.B.A.H.H) Committee and the Recreation and Parks Department. Funding was provided through generous community donations and the Corporation of the Town of Halton Hills. The facility is user supervised and is managed through posted


Regional Municipality of Niagara

, Guelph and the Niagara Region (Regional Municipality of Niagara). The GTA continues, however, to be in official use elsewhere in the Government of Ontario, such as the Ministry of Finance (Ministry of Finance (Ontario)). Other nearby urban areas, such as Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario), Barrie or St. Catharines-Niagara (Regional Municipality of Niagara) and Kitchener-Waterloo (Regional Municipality of Waterloo) are not part of the GTA or the Toronto CMA, but form their own

, Bowmanville, Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and Uxbridge (Uxbridge, Ontario). To date, an excursion train serves St. Catharines and Niagara Falls on weekends in the summer, and extensions have been made to Guelph and Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario).

service starts Dec. 19 publisher Guelph Mercury date 25 November 2011 accessdate 27 November 2011 As part of the Ontario general election, 2011, Premier (Premier of Ontario) Dalton McGuinty also made a campaign pledge to provide two-way, full-day train service on all corridors, and a 15-minute on-time guarantee. The Ontario Liberal Plan 2011-2015 File:GO Transit service area.png


Cambridge, Ontario

of southwestern Ontario, with mostly moderate winters but the occasional deep freeze. In summer, the temperatures tend to be in the high twenties on the Celsius scale, and like most of southern Ontario, there can be stretches of high humidity creating some discomfort. On most days, Cambridge tends to be slightly warmer than Kitchener and Guelph, just to the north. The last frost date of the season is around May 11,

) travels through the city as Shantz Hill Road, King Street in Preston, Coronation Boulevard, and Dundas Street, linking Cambridge to Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario) and Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario) in the west, and Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) in the east. Highway 24 (Highway 24 (Ontario)) runs through Cambridge as Hespeler Road, Water Street, and Ainslie Street, connecting to Guelph in the northeast and Brantford (Brantford, Ontario) in the south. Bridges Cambridge has

has been a determined opponent of the plan. Railways Although freight trains serving the Toyota factory are a common sight in Cambridge, the city at present has no passenger rail service. The nearest Via Rail stations in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor are Kitchener station (Kitchener railway station), Guelph station (Guelph Central Station), and Brantford. The most easily accessible GO Transit


Bowmanville

extensions to many areas, including the Niagara Region (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Waterloo Region (Regional Municipality of Waterloo), Bolton (Bolton, Ontario), Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Brantford, Bowmanville, Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and Uxbridge (Uxbridge, Ontario). To date, an excursion train serves St. Catharines and Niagara Falls on weekends in the summer, and extensions have been made to Guelph and Kitchener

, Ontario Kitchener . As part of the Ontario general election, 2011, Premier (Premier of Ontario) Dalton McGuinty also made a campaign pledge to provide two-way, full-day train service


Owen Sound

and the line was formally abandoned in 1995. The Canadian National Railway subdivision connected Guelph and Owen Sound via Palmerston, this line was discontinued in the 1990s. Aircraft flying to Owen Sound may land at the Owen Sound Billy Bishop Regional Airport (CYOS). Industry The Parrish & Heimbecker Grain Terminal (Great Lakes Elevator Co Ltd) is located in the inner harbour. The original CPR grain elevators were destroyed by fire in 1911. Health care Image:Owen Sound

services, and the Regional Cancer Care Centre. St Mary's houses the Regional Cardiac Care Centre, serving a population of nearly one million from Waterloo Region, east to Guelph, north to Owen Sound Tobermory (Tobermory, Ontario), south to Lake Erie, and west to Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario). It also houses a respiratory centre. Both hospitals have emergency departments and intensive care units. Cambridge Memorial is a general hospital, treating primarily patients from Cambridge

Arena was built for 1930. '''Owen Sound Platers''' was a name used for a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League from 1989 to 2000, in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. In 2000, after the team was sold, new ownership renamed the team the Owen Sound Attack. The '''Guelph Platers''' were a junior ice hockey team that played in the Ontario Hockey League, Ontario Junior Hockey League, and Southern Ontario Junior A Hockey League. They were


Uxbridge, Ontario

between Stouffville and Uxbridge. The train is pulled by first generation diesel locomotives which directly replaced the steam locomotives. They have recently purchase 5 Budd RDC railcars from the now defunct Guelph Junction Express. Throughout the year, a number of theatrical and musical productions are held at the Music Hall. Movies are shown at a local unique movie theatre, named The Roxy.

on weekends in the summer, and extensions have been made to Guelph and Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario). As part of the Ontario general election, 2011, Premier of Ontario Premier


Kitchener, Ontario

, serving a population of nearly one million from Waterloo Region, east to Guelph, north to Owen Sound Tobermory (Tobermory, Ontario), south to Lake Erie, and west to Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario). It also houses a respiratory centre. Both hospitals have emergency departments and intensive care units. Cambridge Memorial is a general hospital, treating primarily patients from Cambridge and south Kitchener. Long term rehabilitation and physiotherapy is addressed at the Grand River

to Stratford (Stratford, Ontario). Victoria Street was then and remains the primary highway to Guelph but this is slated to be bypassed with an entirely new highway beginning at the Wellington Street exit and running roughly north of and parallel to the old route. There are two interchanges with Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario)) on Kitchener's southern border. In addition to the primary link where Hwy 8 merges into the Hwy 401, there is another interchange on the west side with Homer

, Woolwich (Woolwich, Ontario) ''via Conestoga Parkway'' Northeast Woolwich (Woolwich, Ontario), Elora (Elora, Ontario), Fergus (Fergus, Ontario) West Wilmot (Wilmot, Ontario), Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) ''via Conestoga Parkway'' Centre Kitchener East Woolwich (Woolwich, Ontario), Guelph ''via Highway 7 (Highway 7 (Ontario))'' small>


Southwestern Ontario

'''Southwestern Ontario''' is a subregion of Southern Ontario in the Canadian (Canada) province (Provinces and territories of Canada) of Ontario, centred on the city of London (London, Ontario). It extends north to south from the Bruce Peninsula on Lake Huron to the Lake Erie shoreline, and east to south-west roughly from Guelph to Windsor (Windsor, Ontario). The region had a population of 2,504,878 in 2011. Other significant towns and cities in the region

of London *Town of St. Marys (St. Marys, Ontario) *City of St. Thomas (St. Thomas, Ontario) *City of Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) *City of Windsor (Windsor, Ontario) *City of Guelph (Guelph, Ontario) Regional municipalities *Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario) *Waterloo Region (Regional Municipality of Waterloo) Counties *Bruce County (Bruce County, Ontario) *Elgin County (Elgin County, Ontario) *Essex County (Essex County, Ontario) * Grey County, Ontario

is generally above 300m (1000') in elevation. '''Guelph''' ( west of downtown Toronto at the intersection of Highway 6 (Highway 6 (Ontario)) and Highway 7


Waterloo, Ontario

) Wellesley North St. Jacobs (St. Jacobs, Ontario), Elmira (Elmira, Ontario) ''via Conestoga Parkway'' Northeast Conestogo (Conestogo, Ontario), West Montrose (West Montrose, Ontario) ''via Northfield Dr'' West Wilmot (Wilmot, Ontario), St. Agatha Centre Waterloo East Woolwich (Woolwich, Ontario), Guelph Southwest Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) small>

Waterloo , Cambridge (Cambridge, Ontario), and Guelph (Guelph, Ontario), Ontario. * Quad Cities of Davenport (Davenport, Iowa) and Bettendorf (Bettendorf, Iowa), Iowa, and Rock Island (Rock Island, Illinois) and Moline (Moline, Illinois), Illinois. It also includes a fifth member, East Moline, Illinois. * The federal electoral district of Laurier—Sainte-Marie * On 1 November 1973, Waterloo Lutheran University, one of Ontario's publicly funded universities

at the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. An anarcho-capitalist and contractarian, Narveson's form of libertarian anarchism is deeply influenced by the thought of Robert Nozick and David Gauthier. '''Guelph''' ( ; Canada 2011 Census population 121,668) is a city in Southwestern (Southwestern Ontario) Ontario, Canada. Known as "The Royal City", Guelph


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