Brockville

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national fast

commercial development along the freeway (Parkedale Avenue parallels Highway 401 between exits 696 and 698; the Stewart and Parkedale area includes grocers, big-box department stores, fast food and chain hotels as well as the 1000 Islands Mall). Eat * Various national fast-food franchises (McDo, Harvey's, Burger King, KFC, Swiss Chalet) are located near Highway 401 exit 696 (Stewart and Parkedale). There is a food court in the 1000 Islands Mall. *


contemporary radio

. '''CJMJ-FM''' is an adult contemporary radio station at 100.3 FM (FM radio) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The station uses the brand name '''Majic 100''', and promotes itself as "Today's Soft Rock". It is also one of three adult contemporary outlets (other than CHQM-FM Vancouver and CFJR-FM Brockville) owned by Bell Media Radio. Even though still using the "Soft" in its slogan (like all Bell Media-owned ACs), the station has begun to lean in a more adult top 40 sound, like its sister AC outlets that lean at a much younger audience. Ottawa and Brockville, Ontario's CFJR-FM are the only market with a Bell Media AC station having other rival AC stations (the only AC station from the company, Vancouver's CHQM-FM, would be the only AC station there). '''CJMJ-FM''' is an adult contemporary radio station at 100.3 FM (FM radio) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The station uses the brand name '''Majic 100''', and promotes itself as "Today's Soft Rock". It is also one of three adult contemporary outlets (other than CHQM-FM Vancouver and CFJR-FM Brockville) owned by Bell Media Radio. Even though still using the "Soft" in its slogan (like all Bell Media-owned ACs), the station has begun to lean in a more adult top 40 sound, like its sister AC outlets that lean at a much younger audience. Ottawa and Brockville, Ontario's CFJR-FM are the only market with a Bell Media AC station having other rival AC stations (the only AC station from the company, Vancouver's CHQM-FM, would be the only AC station there). Family and legal career After the war, Matheson met Edith Bickley, a radiologist's assistant, in St. Anne de Bellevue Hospital in Montreal, Quebec. He said they would never have met if she hadn’t been such a curious nurse. The couple married and eventually had six children. He received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, a Master of Arts (Master of Arts (postgraduate)) degree from Mount Allison University, and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario. He was called to the Bar (Call to the bar) of Ontario in 1948 and was created a Queen's Counsel in 1967. He practiced law with the firm of Matheson, Henderson & Hart in Brockville, Ontario. John now resides in Kingston, Ontario in the St. Lawrence Place retirement residence. *Montreal – Jonquière train to Shawinigan, Chambord (Chambord, Quebec), and Jonquière *''Toronto-Montreal'' to Cornwall (Cornwall, Ontario), Brockville, Kingston (Kingston, Ontario), Belleville (Belleville, Ontario), Oshawa and Toronto Suttles made his first appearance in the Closed Canadian Chess Championship at Brockville, 1961, at age 15, and scored 3 11. http: www.chessmetrics.com, the Duncan Suttles results file. Suttles won the British Columbia Championship in 1963 and 1966. http: www.ncf.ca bw998 canchess.html. In his second Closed, he scored 8.5 from 15 games at Winnipeg 1963, finishing just above the middle of the strongest and youngest field yet seen in a Canadian final. Suttles tied for 3rd-5th places in the 1964 Canadian Open Chess Championship in Toronto, and as the top junior, qualified for the 1965 Junior World Chess Championship. ''Chess on the Edge'', by Bruce Harper and Yasser Seirawan, Chess'n Math Association publishers, Montreal 2008, p. xii. At home in Vancouver for the 1965 Canadian Championship, Suttles scored 8 11 and finished second, behind eight-time champion Daniel Yanofsky. As a dual Canadian-American citizen, Suttles was also eligible for the United States Championship, New York 1965-66, in which he finished last with 2.5 11, an event won by Bobby Fischer. In the meantime, an initial group of officers had been sent to Brockville to undergo special training and the Regiment left for Valcartier, where it underwent intensive training from December 1941 to mid-April 1942. It was subsequently sent to Nanaimo, British Columbia, where it participated in the defence of Canada as part of the 13th Infantry Brigade, 6th Canadian Infantry Division. This was the first time that a Francophone regiment had been stationed on Vancouver Island. In the year 1861, a major development also occurred when which a second unit, The Brockville Infantry Company, came into existence. Despite being similar in some respects the Rifles wore the traditional dark green of a rifle company and the infantry wore the scarlet red, common of all line infantry. Five years later the units were reorganized into the 41st Brockville Battalion of Rifles. This battalion had six companies spread across immediate area. The organisation was as follows: 1 Coy was in Brockville, 2 Coy was in Gananoque, 3 Coy was in Perth (Perth, Ontario), 4 Coy was in Merrickville, 5 Coy was in Carleton Place, and finally 6 Coy was in Pakenham. At the same time the 42nd Battalion of Infantry came into existence, however they became the Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment. Later during the Fenian Raids, the regiment was successful in combating and fending off the Fenian Brotherhood in the raids of 1866 and 1870. The regiment also contributed troops to the Boer War in 1899. The Brocks train regularly in either CFB Petawawa or at CFB Kingston. On some occasions the unit has even conducted urban style training exercises in the City of Brockville. Members of the unit can usually expect to train a minimum of one night a week and one weekend exercise a month. Often, members of the unit will train and parade more often. Training consists of basic infantry soldier skills, individual battle task standards, and more advanced training that is more pertinent to current operations overseas in Afghanistan, which is usually headed by senior members with one or more deployments to Afghanistan. The unit often trains with its sister unit, The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, as well as participating in Brigade level training exercises with 33 Canadian Brigade Group. The '''Brockville railway station''' in Brockville, Ontario, Canada is served by Via Rail trains running from Toronto to Ottawa and Montreal. It is staffed, with ticket sales, free outdoor parking, telephones, washrooms, and wheelchair access to the platform and trains. Via Rail - Station Description His working life began as a farmer in Rochester (Rochester, New York), New York, then moved on to being a machinist's apprentice in Almonte, Ontario. In 1873 journeyman Neilson worked in Brockville, Ontario, moving on in 1889 to retail store. Afterward he sold his store in 1890 and moved to Toronto and began a grocery store that eventually failed. Leaving his family behind, he moved to North Dakota to work as a farmer with his brother Jessie. - CNL3 XBR Brockville-Thousand Islands Regional Tackaberry Airport (Brockville Municipal Airport) Brockville, Ontario - - CPH8 Brockville (Medical) Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#31) Brockville, Ontario - - Brockville, Ontario CJPT (CJPT-FM) 103.7 FM ''"Bob FM"'' the Toronto Coach Terminal, Coach Canada operates casino shuttles from Toronto to Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls. Under the Megabus (Megabus (North America)) Canada brand, Coach Canada operates double-decker buses to Montreal via Kingston (Kingston, Ontario) with stops in Kirkland, QC (Kirkland, Quebec), Cornwall (Cornwall, Ontario), Brockville, and the Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal. Coach Canada also operates buses to Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, Ontario), with select buses going to Buffalo (Buffalo, New York) and Buffalo International Airport. In conjunction with Megabus USA (operated by Coach USA), Coach Canada operates buses to Buffalo, NY, Buffalo International Airport, Rochester (Rochester, New York) on limited schedules, Syracuse (Syracuse, New York), New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Please see the Toronto Hub section on this page (Megabus (North America)) for more information on their schedules. birth_date


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;airing grievances" and performing "feats of strength". This annual tradition is celebrated on the third Saturday every December. * In 2007, a Wisconsin man requested permission to erect a Festivus pole next to Green Bay (Green Bay, Wisconsin) City Hall's nativity scene as a response to public religious and secular displays.


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such as Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Close to 50 Brockville Area Youth are offered an opportunity to participate in a national level rowing program annually. The club has also sent athletes to cities across Europe and Asia to compete at international regattas as part of the Canadian National Team. Thousand Islands Secondary School is home to a strong high school track & field and cross-country running program. The Pirates have captured numerous Canadian championships and have won 5 straight overall provincial (OFSAA) Ontario championships in track & field and cross country running in an association of over 1000 schools since 2004. With over 15 former students currently on NCAA athletic track & field scholarships in the United States, TISS has been awarded over $1,000,000 in student athletic scholarships. The TISS team travels all over North America including Ohio, Florida, New Hampshire, and British Columbia, consistently winning major international championships. The accomplishments of the school have inspired the community to construct a $1.5 million athletic centre at the school. The Brockville Braves are a Tier I Junior "A" ice hockey team from Brockville, Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Central Junior A Hockey League. Founded in 1963, the Braves are the second oldest team that has never ceased operation in CJHL history—second only to Pembroke. In the 1979, the teams was the focus of national attention when they were left homeless due to their arena collapsing. This did not stop the Braves though, playing their home games out of Cardinal and Rockland, Ontario, the Braves did not miss a beat. It took until 1986 for the Brockville Braves to win a CJHL championships. They clinched the Bogart Cup on a late April night, defeating their nemesis Pembroke Lumber Kings 8-7 in the finals. Braves' goalie Jacques Breault was the hero, as with 22 seconds to go in the game, turned away a penalty shot by the league's all-time leading scorers Luc Chabot. Although losing to Orillia, Ontario in the Ontario playdowns, the team was a memorable one. Notable members of this team were all-time Braves leading scorer Larry Mitchell, Breault, Paul Duford, Tim Dubas, Dan Nummikoski, Steve Rachwal, Chad Badawey and Rob White. Since that championship, the team has experienced more bad times than good. The late 80's and early 90's were not good to the Braves, who failed to make the playoffs multiple times. In 1997, times began to change for the better again. The Braves were given the duty of hosting the Fred Page Cup, the Eastern Canadian Junior "A" championship. This allowed for their team to compete in the event and give them the experience they needed for the next season. The Braves regained their league title in 1998, bringing the club around full circle. The team will host the 2010 Fred Page Cup. 3 star graduates Bryan Murray (Barry's Bay, Ontario) Mike Daoust (Brockville, Ontario) and Guy Come (Iroquois Falls, Ontario)of the Brockville Braves won the 2001 NCAA National Championship with the Plattsburgh Cardinals vs the RIT Tigers. Brockville Bunnies Youth Baseball Program is also an elite level program that operates out of this small city, with provincial championships and several pro and Olympic graduates. The Brockville youth basketball teams, the Brockville Blues and the Brockville Blazers, provide basketball coaching and training for boys and girls across the area. The Blues and Blazers have repeatedly placed in the Ontario Baseball Association (OBA) championships. A female basketball player, Stacey Dales (a graduate of Thousand Islands Secondary School), has gone on to play for the University of Oklahoma Sooners (Oklahoma Sooners), coming in a close second for the NCAA title in her graduating year. She also has the highest Canadian woman's draft pick for the WNBA, where she has played for the Washington Mystics and Chicago Sky. She currently works for ESPN. Upper Canada Swim Club is another local youth organization that operate at a high level of competition. There are several golf courses in the Brockville area for a variety of skill levels. Sunnidel Golf is a par three course designed for an easy going round. The Brockville Highlands is a full length 18 hole course. The course has a small membership and is open to patrons willing to pay green fees. The Brockville Country Club poses greater difficulty to the average golfer. The membership comprises an older demographic and is semi-private. The course is open to green fees however certain playing restrictions are imposed. The Brockville Ontario Speedway (The BOS) is a clay oval track located just north of the city on Highway 29 in Forthton. The track races every Saturday night from May to September. Classes that race every week include Rookies, Street Stock, Sportsman, Modified and Vintage. The Brockville Privateers R.F.C. was formed in 1993, reestablishing a local rugby club in the area. Rugby has been played in Brockville area as far back as 1899. The original Brockville Rugby Football Club eventually became part of Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI). Brockville Rugby now includes multiple men's and women's teams along with a strong junior age grade program. Education Brockville is associated with one college campus, four high schools, and several elementary schools. Community colleges St. Lawrence College (St. Lawrence College, Ontario) (Brockville Campus) has an enrolment of around 800. St. Lawrence College was recently ranked number one in Ontario for graduate employment rate.


year book

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.statcan.gc.ca eng acyb_c1967-eng.aspx?opt eng 1967 196702230191_p. 191.pdf , Canada Year Book 1967 E-STAT Table Ontario (Canada): Province, Major Cities & Towns - Statistics & Maps on City Population 1871 5102 1881 7609 1891 8791 1901 8940


world made

. The city's architecture consists of many stately mansions and elaborate fountains, carefully preserved as reminders of Canadian history. The historic Fulford Place house museum is located in the east end of Brockville at 287 King St. E. This was the palatial home of Senator George Taylor Fulford, whose success in marketing "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People" around the world made him one of the area's richest industrialists before his death in 1905. The house owned


public religious

;airing grievances" and performing "feats of strength". This annual tradition is celebrated on the third Saturday every December. * In 2007, a Wisconsin man requested permission to erect a Festivus pole next to Green Bay (Green Bay, Wisconsin) City Hall's nativity scene as a response to public religious and secular displays.


including track

; High schools Thousand Islands Secondary School has an enrolment of approximately 1000 and is both a university and college preparatory school with strong technology facilities. It is also known for its athletics programs including: track and field, women's basketball, men's soccer, and cross country running. St. Mary Catholic High School is the English Catholic school and has around 600 students. Brockville Collegiate Institute has an enrolment of approximately 560


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-FM, Information Radio * FM 99.9 - CKJJ-2 (CKJJ-FM), Christian music * FM 102.1 - CBOF-7 (CBOF-FM), Première Chaîne * FM 103.7 - CJPT (CJPT-FM) ("Bob FM"), classic hits * FM 104.9 - CFJR (CFJR-FM) ("JRfm"), soft adult contemporary * FM 106.5 - CBOB (CBO-FM), CBC Radio One Television * TVCogeco Brockville * CKWS-TV Sports Several local clubs, organizations and high schools have achieved success on provincial, national


home+culture

commercial boating facilities are each about a half-day boat-trip away (at displacement speeds), downstream at Prescott, Ontario and upstream at Rockport, Ontario. So, many boaters come to Brockville during their boating vacations, to re-fuel, have repairs done, and re-provision, before casting off again for home. Culture left thumb Broad Street in Brockville (File:Brockville Broad St.JPG) The city has several music, art and dance organizations, such as Brockville Artists Studio

Brockville

'''Brockville''', formerly Elizabethtown, is a city in Eastern Ontario, Canada in the Thousand Islands region. Although it is the seat of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville it is politically independent (Independent city) of the county and is included with Leeds and Grenville for census purposes only.

Known as the "City of the 1000 Islands", Brockville is located on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River opposite Morristown, New York (Morristown (village), New York) about half-way between Cornwall (Cornwall, Ontario) to the east and Kingston (Kingston, Ontario) to the west and roughly a 50-minute drive south of the national capital of Ottawa. It is one of Ontario's oldest communities and is named after the British general Sir Isaac Brock.

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