Leamington, Ontario

What is Leamington, Ontario known for?


friendly attitude


major products

, with east of the town Leamington (Leamington, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. One of earliest activities was to provide and coordinate training for teachers. Mennonite Collegiate Institute (Gretna, Manitoba, 1899) was soon followed by Mennonite Educational Institute (Altona, Manitoba) and the German-English Academy, now Rosthern Junior College (Rosthern, Saskatchewan, 1905). Strong support for schools continued through the history of the conference, which by the 1990s included these additional schools: Canadian Mennonite Bible College (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Columbia Bible College (Columbia Bible College (Abbotsford, British Columbia)) (Abbotsford, British Columbia), Conrad Grebel University College (Waterloo, Ontario), Swift Current Bible Institute (Swift Current, Saskatchewan), United Mennonite Education Institute (Leamington, Ontario) and Westgate Mennonite Collegiate (Winnipeg, Manitoba). - colspan "4" '''Leamington (Leamington, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Leamington municipal election, 2006)'' -


major site

in Canada, after the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Leamington lies on the 42nd Parallel, the same latitude as Chicago (Chicago, Illinois), Rome, the northern border of California, and Zaragoza. Leamington is situated on the north shore of Lake Erie and is home to Point Pelee National Park, a major site for migrating birds (bird migration) especially in the autumn. As such, it plays host to many birdwatching birdwatcher


quot play

, after which CFCO signed on the new country format with "Play Something Country" by Brooks & Dunn. Opening the station was thirty two year CFCO vet George Brooks. This is the first time Chatham-Kent has had its own country music station, although now-sister station CHYR in nearby Leamington (Leamington, Ontario) was a country station for most of the 1990s and sister station CJSP, also in Leamington, debuted its own country format prior to CFCO's change. Besides


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for a radio station located in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, with a booster station ('''CKUE-FM-1''') in Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), and an office in Leamington (Leamington, Ontario). Dubbing itself "Canada's Rock Station", the station features an active rock format. Country 92.9 & AM 630 On March 3, 2008 at 9AM, after sixteen years as an oldies station, "Classic Gold 630" came to an end with the song "The Beat Goes On" by Sonny and Cher


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east of the town Leamington (Leamington, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. One of earliest activities was to provide and coordinate training for teachers. Mennonite Collegiate Institute (Gretna, Manitoba, 1899) was soon followed by Mennonite Educational Institute (Altona, Manitoba) and the German-English Academy, now Rosthern Junior College (Rosthern, Saskatchewan, 1905). Strong support for schools continued through the history of the conference, which by the 1990s included these additional schools: Canadian Mennonite Bible College (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Columbia Bible College (Columbia Bible College (Abbotsford, British Columbia)) (Abbotsford, British Columbia), Conrad Grebel University College (Waterloo, Ontario), Swift Current Bible Institute (Swift Current, Saskatchewan), United Mennonite Education Institute (Leamington, Ontario) and Westgate Mennonite Collegiate (Winnipeg, Manitoba). - colspan "4" '''Leamington (Leamington, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Leamington municipal election, 2006)'' -


liberal member

2, 1993 in the riding of Essex South (Essex South (electoral district)), held after longtime Liberal Member of Provincial Parliament (Member of Provincial Parliament (Ontario)) (MPP) Remo Mancini announced his resignation from the legislature. He won this election very easily, defeating his nearest opponent (Progressive Conservative (Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario) candidate Joan Flood) by almost 10,000 votes, amid fewer than 20,000 cast. DeCicco graduated from


single serving

States. Ketchup is the main product produced there but the factory also produces Canada Fancy (Grade A) tomato juice, mustard, vinegar, baby food, BBQ sauces, canned pastas, beans, pasta sauces, gravies and soups. Heinz Canada is also the major supplier of single serving and flexible packaging condiments for most fast food chains in Canada. Leamington is the largest tomato processing region per acreage in the world. The Leamington plant usually processes more than 250,000 tons of tomatoes per year


major sports

Association has over 800 players every year *Leamington S.C. United Soccer Club formed in Dec. 2008 has become a major sports club, with 10 competitive traveling teams from under-11 to Senior Mens *Sun County Crows play in the Zone 7 of the Ontario Lacrosse Association at Heinz Arena *Velocity Volleyball Media Leamington's weekly newspaper is the Southpoint Sun. The weekly newspaper that was Leamington Post ceased operations in 2012 after 138 years in publication. Leamington is home to two regional commercial radio stations. Mix 96.7 (CHYR-FM)FM was originally known as CJSP and was on 710 on the AM dial, having signed on the air on February 17, 1955. In 2008, a second radio station with the call-sign of CJSP (CJSP-FM) signed on at 92.7 FM as a country music station. A community television (Community channel (Canada)) station, CFTV (CFTV-TV) channel 34, launched in 2006. CFTV-TV is on channel 100 on Cogeco digital cable (digital cable television) (having been moved from channel 79 to 100). Leamington In media *Aspects of the fictional town of Port Ticonderoga in The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood (including street names, demographics and a store name) appear to have been derived from Leamington. Atwood is a part-time resident of Pelee Island, which is accessed by ferry from Leamington. *The fictional town of the Sun Parlour in the book Lives of the Saints by Nino Ricci is based on Leamington. *The book Splat! By Eric Walters takes place in Leamington at the tomato festival. *Stompin' Tom Connors mentions Leamington in his tune ''The Ketchup Song'' *David Letterman referred to Leamington as ''the tomato capital of Canada'' in a monologue in July 2009. Education English-language public education for kindergarten through secondary school grades in Essex County is administered by the Greater Essex County District School Board, along with the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board which oversees English-language catholic education. French-language public and catholic education are overseen by the Conseil scolaire Viamonde and the Conseil scolaire de district des ├ęcoles catholiques du Sud-Ouest respectively. The scope of all of these organizations includes both the County and the City of Windsor. Prior to 1998 the Essex County Board of Education operates Anglophone secular public schools. Elementary Leamington has six public elementary schools, Margaret D. Bennie, Mill Street, Queen Elizabeth, Gore Hill, Mount Carmel - Blytheswood Public School and East Mersea. Leamington has two Catholic elementary schools: Queen of Peace and Saint Louis. Leamington also has one French speaking Catholic School, St. Michel. South Shore Christian School is a private elementary school located in Leamington. Leamington has two main school boards the Greater Essex County District School Board and the Windsor-Essex Catholic School Board. Secondary Leamington has three secondary schools: Leamington District Secondary School (LDSS) (Leamington_District_Secondary_School); Cardinal Carter Catholic High School (Leamington), and U.M.E.I (United Mennonite Education Institute). Notable people from Leamington * Major league pitcher Bob Hooper and infielder Danny Klassen. * NHL players Brad Selwood, Pat Ribble, Randy Manery, Darren McCarty, Kirk Bowman * Environmentalist David Suzuki * Authors Bill Sherk, Nino Ricci, Jean Brown, Lynsay Sands, Vesna Bailey * Sandra Campbell (Sandra Campbell (beauty contestant)), Miss Dominion of Canada 1974, represented Canada in Miss Universe and Miss World beauty pageants. * Musician Jody Raffoul * Wally Tatomir the equipment manager for the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL * CBC Radio 3 personality Lana Gay * Arena Football League Defensive Back Corey Petryschuk * Actor Jeff Hammond (Jeff Hammond (actor)) See also *List of townships in Ontario References east of the town Leamington (Leamington, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. One of earliest activities was to provide and coordinate training for teachers. Mennonite Collegiate Institute (Gretna, Manitoba, 1899) was soon followed by Mennonite Educational Institute (Altona, Manitoba) and the German-English Academy, now Rosthern Junior College (Rosthern, Saskatchewan, 1905). Strong support for schools continued through the history of the conference, which by the 1990s included these additional schools: Canadian Mennonite Bible College (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Columbia Bible College (Columbia Bible College (Abbotsford, British Columbia)) (Abbotsford, British Columbia), Conrad Grebel University College (Waterloo, Ontario), Swift Current Bible Institute (Swift Current, Saskatchewan), United Mennonite Education Institute (Leamington, Ontario) and Westgate Mennonite Collegiate (Winnipeg, Manitoba). - colspan "4" '''Leamington (Leamington, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Leamington municipal election, 2006)'' -


shows+beauty

; the city hosts a "Tomato Festival" each August, as a kickoff of the tomato-harvesting season. Car shows, beauty pageants, parades, and a fair are featured at the festival. Leamington's position on the north shore of Lake Erie makes it an important recreational centre. The tourist information booth in the centre of town is a large fiberglass tomato. Parks thumb Seacliff Park (File:seacliffpark.jpg) Leamington has several parks

Leamington, Ontario

'''Leamington''' is a municipality in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. With a population of 28,403, it is the second largest municipality in the Windsor-Essex County area (after the separated municipality of Windsor, Ontario). It includes Point Pelee, the southernmost point of mainland Canada. The previous home to the H. J. Heinz Company, who closed operations in June 2014. Is known as the "Tomato Capital of Canada", with 4 km┬▓ of this crop in the vicinity. It also lays claim to being the "Sun Parlour" of Canada due to its southern location.

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