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Pictou County, Nova Scotia

in the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia from 1858 to 1867. Following Confederation, he was appointed by royal proclamation to the newly formed Canadian Senate on 23 October 1867. A Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)), he represented the Senate district of Nova Scotia until his death. He was the father of Nova Scotia premier Simon Hugh Holmes. thumb 200px left Highway 106 terminus at ferry in Caribou. (Image:NSHighway106AtCaribou.jpg)'''Highway 106''' is a short

to Pictou County, Nova Scotia with his family in 1803. Prior to Canadian Confederation in 1867, he represented Pictou County (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1836 to 1847 and from 1851 to 1855. Holmes then served in the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia from 1858 to 1867. Following Confederation, he was appointed by royal proclamation to the newly formed Canadian Senate on 23 October 1867. A Conservative Party of Canada (historical

) Conservative , he represented the Senate district of Nova Scotia until his death. He was the father of Nova Scotia premier Simon Hugh Holmes. He was born in Ross-shire, Scotland in 1789 and came to Pictou County, Nova Scotia with his family in 1803. Prior to Canadian Confederation in 1867, he represented Pictou County (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1836 to 1847 and from 1851 to 1855. Holmes then served


Amherst, Nova Scotia

), Amherst, Nova Scotia ( ), via relief trains. From 1858-1867, Dickey was appointed to the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia. In 1867, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial division (Canadian Senate divisions) of Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia. A Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)), he served until his death

Upper House) and in Cabinet (Cabinet (government)) serving as leader of the "compact" government that ruled the colony from 1848 to 1854 prior to the institution of responsible government. Rhodes was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1908 as a member of the Conservative Party (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)). In January 1917, he became Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons when his predecessor, Albert Sévigny, was appointed to the Canadian Cabinet. Rhodes was highly regarded as Speaker and retained the position following the 1917 election (Canadian federal election, 1917) that fall, becoming the first Speaker since James Cockburn (James Cockburn (politician)) to preside over more than one Parliament. In 1921, he was made a member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada before retiring from politics to become president of the British-American Nickel Company. Pipes was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia. He ran in the 1878 federal election (Canadian federal election, 1878) against Charles Tupper, but was unable to wrest away Tupper's seat in the Canadian House of Commons. In 1882 (1882 in Canada), Pipes ran as a Liberal (Liberal Party (Nova Scotia)) candidate in the provincial election and won a seat. spouse Rosemary Casey residence Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia profession Businessman, stockbroker Life and career Casey was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia. He was a businessman and stockbroker before going into politics. He was first elected, as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, to represent the riding of Cumberland—Colchester in the 1988 election (Canadian federal election, 1988). In common with almost every other PC Member of Parliament (MP) in the 1993 election (Canadian federal election, 1993) he lost his seat, in his case being defeated by Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) candidate Dianne Brushett. demo-cd Colchester (Colchester County, Nova Scotia), Cumberland (Cumberland County, Nova Scotia), Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) demo-csd Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality), Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia), Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia) , Springhill (Springhill, Nova Scotia) Geography The district includes the counties of Cumberland (Cumberland County, Nova Scotia), and Colchester (Colchester County, Nova Scotia) and the northeastern part of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Communities include the towns of Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia), Oxford (Oxford, Nova Scotia), Parrsboro (Parrsboro, Nova Scotia), Springhill (Springhill, Nova Scotia), Stewiacke (Stewiacke, Nova Scotia) and Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia), as well as the villages of Bible Hill (Bible Hill, Nova Scotia), Pugwash (Pugwash, Nova Scotia) and Tatamagouche (Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia). It includes the Musquodoboit Valley region, the Halifax International Airport and the Aerotech Business Park within Halifax Regional Municipality. The riding's area is 10,086 km 2 . - Amherst Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#5) CCB3 Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia - Many residents commute to work in the nearby towns of Sackville (Sackville, New Brunswick) and Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia) or the cities of Moncton and Dieppe (Dieppe, New Brunswick). birth_date birth_place Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada death_date Goss was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia in 1968. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Sandy Goss. Retrieved July 12, 2010. He attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he swam for the Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition under coach Randy Reese from 1987 to 1990. Goss received twenty-three All-American honors during his college swimming career. He graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in marketing in 1991. Life and work He was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, son of the Rev. Canon Townshend, rector of Amherst, and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of the late honourable Alexander Stewart (Alexander Stewart (Nova Scotian politician)), C.B., formerly master of the Rolls of the Province of Nova Scotia and judge of the Vice-Admiralty Court (vice admiralty court). Canon Townshend was the son of the late Honourable William Townshend (William Townshend (colonial governor)) of Wrexham, England. The family were descended from the Townshends of Norfolk, England. counties Hants (Hants County, Nova Scotia), Colchester (Colchester County, Nova Scotia), Cumberland (Cumberland County, Nova Scotia), Halifax Regional Municipality, East Hants (East Hants, Nova Scotia) towns Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia), Springhill (Springhill, Nova Scotia), Stewiacke (Stewiacke, Nova Scotia), Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia) cities From Glenholme, Trunk 2 continues west along the north shore of the Minas Basin through Great Village (Great Village, Nova Scotia), Bass River (Bass River, Nova Scotia), Economy (Economy, Nova Scotia), and Five Islands (Five Islands, Nova Scotia) forming parts of the Glooscap Trail and Fundy Shore Ecotour. At the town of Parrsboro (Parrsboro, Nova Scotia), Trunk 2 turns north through the Cobequid Hills to Newville Lake (Newville Lake (Cumberland County)) before turning northeast to reach the Southampton River (Southampton River (Nova Scotia)), which Trunk 2 follows to the town of Springhill (Springhill, Nova Scotia). Trunk 2 turns northwest from Springhill and runs a further 30 km to the town of Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia) which it passes through until it reaches the rural community of Fort Lawrence (Fort Lawrence, Nova Scotia) on the interprovincial boundary with New Brunswick.


Westmorland County, New Brunswick

was named to the province's Legislative Council (Legislative Council of New Brunswick), serving from 1833 to 1866; he also served as a member of the Executive Council from 1838 to 1840. He supported Confederation (Canadian Confederation) and, in 1867, he was appointed to the Senate (Senate of Canada) representing the senatorial division of New Brunswick. He served as speaker in 1872 and 1880. A Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)) member, he died in office in 1894


Emerson, Manitoba

construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The elder Molloy sought election to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1879 federal election (Manitoba general election, 1879), but lost to Joseph Royal of the Conservative Party (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)) in the riding (Riding (division)) of Provencher (Provencher (electoral district)). Thomas Molloy was educated at public school in Emerson (Emerson, Manitoba), and at normal school in Winnipeg. He worked as a contractor. '''Provincial Trunk Highway 75''' (PTH 75, also officially known as the '''Lord Selkirk Highway''') is a main route from Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Manitoba to the U.S. border (United States-Canada border), where it abuts (but no longer connects to) U.S. Route 75 near the community of Emerson, Manitoba. Prior to the numbering system, PTH 75 was the northern leg of the Jefferson Highway also known as the Palm to Pine Highway since it ended in New Orleans. Wright was born in Eugenia Falls (Eugenia Falls, Ontario), Ontario, and was educated in Emerson (Emerson, Manitoba), Manitoba and at Wesley College (Wesley College, Winnipeg) in Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba). He worked as a customs broker. Wright also saw action in World War I, serving with the 29th Battalion of the C.E.F. from 1914 to 1919. During the week of April 5 to 10 is when the Red River is expected to crest around Emerson, Manitoba (w:Emerson, Manitoba). Emerson is located on the east banks of the Red River near the Canada – United States border (w:Canada – United States border).


Portage la Prairie

OF DEATH 1979 * Kennedy Francis Burns b. 1842 first elected in 1882 as Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)) member for Gloucester (Gloucester (electoral district)), New Brunswick. * William Herbert Burns b. 1878 first elected in 1930 as Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)) member for Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. * Charles Burpee b. 1817 first elected in 1867 as Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) member for Sunbury


Pointe-Claire

stretch of the highway in Pointe-Claire (from roughly St. John's Boulevard near Fairview Pointe-Claire Shopping Centre to St. Charles Boulevard) was used during the 1976 Summer Olympics for the men's road team time trial cycling (Cycling at the 1976 Summer Olympics) race. 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 156-8. Geography The borough was located in the northeastern part of the West Island. It was bounded to the north by Pierrefonds—Senneville, to the southeast by Saint-Laurent (Saint-Laurent, Quebec), to the south by Dorval—L'Île-Dorval, to the southwest by Pointe-Claire, and to the west by Kirkland (Kirkland, Quebec). History '''PCHS''' began as an academic and vocational high school for both English and French speaking Catholic students to accommodate West Island population expansion at the beginning of the 1970s. Prior to its opening in 1971, other established schools like Saint Thomas High School (St. Thomas High School (Quebec)), located in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, were doubling their enrolment to help the community cope. Originally conceived under the proposed name of '''Villa Nova''', it opened as '''Polyvalente de Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School''', to better reflect its multi-disciplined approach. In 1977 it ceded half its population when French speaking students moved to the new ''Polyvalente des Sources'' high school, located nearby. PCHS remained a Catholic school until 1998, when Quebec's Catholic and Protestant school boards were replaced with a secular, lingustically based system. He remained in Montreal until his death in 1849. He was originally buried at the Papineau military cemetery in Montreal. However, the graves had to be moved because they were in the way of building a new access ramp to the Jacques-Cartier bridge. Sir Benjamin d'Urban's remains now rest at the Last Post Fund National Field of Honour, a military cemetery owned by the Last Post Fund in Pointe-Claire where there is an obelisk to his memory


Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

. In his maiden speech to Parliament in November he accused the very conservative Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) government led by Louis St. Laurent of being socialists. His criticisms were based on the government being corporatistic and taking an interest in private business activities. * William Henry Allison b. 1838 first elected in 1878 as Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)) member for Hants (Hants (electoral district)), Nova Scotia. * Warren Allmand b. 1932 first elected in 1965 as Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) member for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Quebec. * Benjamin Graydon Allmark b. 1911 first elected in 1958 as Progressive Conservative (Progressive Conservative Party of Canada) member for Kingston (Kingston (electoral district)), Ontario. * Sarkis Assadourian b. 1948 first elected in 1993 as Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) member for Don Valley North, Ontario. * Edmund Tobin Asselin b. 1920 first elected in 1962 as Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) member for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Quebec. * Gérard Asselin b. 1950 first elected in 1993 as Bloc Québécois member for Charlevoix (Charlevoix (electoral district)), Quebec. * John Borden Hamilton b. 1913 first elected in 1954 as Progressive Conservative (Progressive Conservative Party of Canada) member for York West, Ontario. * William McLean Hamilton b. 1919 first elected in 1953 as Progressive Conservative (Progressive Conservative Party of Canada) member for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Quebec. * William James Hammell b. 1881 first elected in 1921 as Progressive (Progressive Party of Canada) member for Muskoka (Muskoka (electoral district)), Ontario. Farther west, St. Jacques Street runs through the residential neighbourhoods of Little Burgundy, Saint-Henri, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and Lachine. Lionel-Groulx (Lionel-Groulx (Montreal Metro)) and Place-Saint-Henri (Place-Saint-Henri (Montreal Metro)) metro stations are located on St. Jacques in the Sud-Ouest (Le Sud-Ouest) borough; to the west, it gives access to Autoroute 20 (Quebec Autoroute 20) in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, where it passes through a largely industrial and large-surface commercial district at the top of the Falaise Saint-Jacques. The McGill University Health Centre superhospital will front Saint-Jacques in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. Federal and provincial politics The Town of Montreal West shares a federal riding with the Montreal neighbourhoods (List of neighbourhoods in Montreal) of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and Lachine (Lachine, Quebec). The riding is known as Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine and its Member of Parliament (Member of Parliament#Canada) is New Democrat (New Democratic Party) Isabelle Morin. Used by both Quebec-born and outside English-speakers, acronyms with the letters pronounced in English, not French, rather than the full name for Quebec institutions and some areas on Montreal Island are common, particularly where the English-language names either are or, historically, were official. For instance, '''SQ''' -- Sûreté du Québec (pre-Bill 101: '''QPP''' -- ''Quebec Provincial Police'', as it once was); '''NDG''' -- Notre-Dame-de-Grâce; '''DDO''' -- Dollard-des-Ormeaux; '''TMR''' -- Town of Mount Royal (Mount Royal, Quebec), the bilingual town's official English name. Marymount Academy is a paragon of Canadian multiculturalism (multiculturalism). Marymount's diverse environment is composed of students from many ethnic groups and religions. The location of the school in the middle of two neighbourhoods attracts students from the culturally rich areas of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and Côte-des-Neiges. This further establishes the IBO areas of interaction stimulating open minds and diverse thinking; representative of the school's environment. Early life Martin was born in East York, Ontario (now part of the city of Toronto). His father used to play saxophone in Montreal subway stations to help pay for his baseball training. Along with playing baseball in the Montreal neighborhood of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Martin played hockey for N.D.G Minor Hockey, where glimpses of his future all-star athleticism could be seen. He graduated from Polyvalente Édouard-Montpetit High School, which was the same high school attended by former teammate Éric Gagné. After graduating from high school, Martin took a junior college scholarship at Chipola College in Marianna, Florida. By 2003, Mike Taylor began to court the owner of the remaining location on Monkland Avenue (Monkland Avenue (Montreal)) in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, district of the Montreal borough (Boroughs of Montreal) of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. During 2004, he gained majority control over the location and began a renovation of the Avenue Video Monkland location during the summer of 2005. The main offices of the board are at 6000, Fielding Avenue in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce district of the borough (boroughs of Montreal) of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. The building was formerly occupied by the Protestant School Board of Greater Montreal (PSBGM). caption Shaare Zedek Logo location Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada geo '''Shaare Zedek Congregation ''' is a Conservative Jewish (Conservative Judaism) synagogue located in the residential district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Territories ) was the Chief Factor (Factor (agent)) of the District of Saskatchewan for the Hudson's Bay Company. He resided at Fort Carlton in Canada. He later became a magistrate. Clarke moved to what is today Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in the early 1880s and was a prominent local citizen with connections in the Conservative Party (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)) of Canada. '''Lawrence Clarke''' (June 26, 1832 – October 5, 1890, Prince Albert (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan), Northwest Territories) was the Chief Factor (Factor (agent)) of the District of Saskatchewan for the Hudson's Bay Company. He resided at Fort Carlton in Canada. He later became a magistrate. Clarke moved to what is today Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in the early 1880s and was a prominent local citizen with connections in the Conservative Party (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)) of Canada. - 1987 The '''Prince Albert Volunteers''' or '''Prince Albert Rifles''' were a historical body of militia organized in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, which served as Canadian government militia during the North-West Rebellion. '''Pronto Airways LP''' is an airline formed in 2006 and based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. It operates cargo, scheduled and charter passenger services in Saskatchewan. Its main bases are Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and Saskatoon. Pronto is part of the West Wind Aviation group. Pronto Airway's fleet mainly consists of several Beechcraft 1900Ds. **Points North (Points North Landing Airport) (Points North Landing Airport) **Prince Albert (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan) (Prince Albert (Glass Field) Airport) **Saskatoon (Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport)


Dauphin, Manitoba

Bowman had been a teacher and lawyer in Dauphin, Manitoba. In 1917, he became the town's mayor. He ran unsuccessfully in the 1925 (Canadian federal election, 1925) and 1926 general elections (Canadian federal election, 1926) for the Conservative Party (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)). He finally winning a seat in the 1930 election (Canadian federal election, 1930) that brought R.B. Bennett to power. group2 Cities (List of cities in Canada#Manitoba) list2


Simcoe, Ontario

represented Norfolk (Norfolk County, Ontario) in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1861 until 1867. In 1867 (Canadian federal election, 1867), he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the Ontario riding of Norfolk North. A Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)), he was defeated in 1872 (Canadian federal election, 1872) and 1878 (Canadian federal election, 1878). He was reeve of Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario) from 1857 to 1859 and mayor in 1882. In 1882, he was appointed commissioner of crown lands for Manitoba. He died in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1885. death_date April 14, 1951 birth_place Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario, death_place Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia) Family background and education Brown was born in Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario, the eldest son among four children. Atholl Sutherland Brown. ''Buster: A Canadian Patriot and Imperialist.'' Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing, 2004. His father, Frank August Brown, was a successful merchant in agricultural products who had close trading ties with the United States, was active in municipal politics and generally supported the reform policies of the Liberal Party (Liberal Party (Canada)). His son, however, became an outspoken Tory supporter of Canada's role within the British Empire and had a deep mistrust of the influence and intentions of the United States towards Canada. DATE OF BIRTH June 28, 1881 PLACE OF BIRTH Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario DATE OF DEATH April 14, 1951 Paper The Simcoe Reformer Location Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario, Canada Date circa July 22, 1997 birth_date . caption Historic images location Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario years_active 172 Summary Unlike the majority of Haldimand or Norfolk County, Nanticoke a highly industralized community. Its industries supply up to 4000MW of electric energy to Southern Ontario through the Nanticoke Generating Station. This community is southeast of Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario) in neighbouring Norfolk County (Norfolk County, Ontario) and south of Brantford (Brantford, Ontario). Nanticoke's residential area is bordered on the west by the Nanticoke Industrial Park, home to the U. S. Steel Canada Lake Erie Works (Stelco Lake Erie Works) and a number of smaller businesses, including Nelson Steel, Charles Jones Industrial , ESM, and Air Products. The neighbouring Esso Refinery Nanticoke on the northeast, and the Nanticoke Generating Station on the southeast are not part of the Industrial Park land, although this is frequently confused due to their proximity.


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