Norfolk County, Ontario

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and provides a variety of events, including concerts, public meetings, community fund raisers, dance recitals, workshops, band rehearsals and classes. Annually, more than 36000 people now attend events at Lighthouse Theatre. In addition to enriching the cultural fabric of Norfolk and beyond, Lighthouse bolsters the local economy, drawing tourists from out of town who then dine, shop and stay over in the community. Waterford's Old Town Hall is home to many local theatre

, an open air museum featuring a historic grist mill and a nature center, is a National Historic Site (National Historic Site of Canada). Festivities Port Dover is the location of a biker rally which takes place every Friday the 13th. Simcoe is well known for annual community events including the Rotary Friendship Festival (Simcoe Rotary Friendship Festival), Simcoe Panorama, and the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show, Canada's largest County


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out-of-town resources for the event production.news arts mumford-sons-take-tour-to-simcoe-ont-1.1401701 Mumford & Sons take tour to Simcoe, Ontario Retrieved November 14, 2013. The aim of this tour was to be an economic stimulus for small towns in various parts of the world, where their festival stopovers occurred. The band encouraged festival goers to spend their money locally at each stopover.


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children in 2006. The fair has grown every year with the help of many volunteers. Fundraising events are held all year to finance the fair. These events include an annual barbecue dance, a Victoria Day brunch, food booths at every "Friday the 13th" event in Port Dover, and numerous raffles. The most popular event at each fair is the demolition derby. These were sponsored for a long time by the Horsepower Unlimited Car Club from Simcoe but are now sponsored by the Vittoria & St


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, Ontario Green's Corners , Ontario, Canada death_date Early years (1943–1960) The third of four sons, Danko was born in Green's Corners (Norfolk County, Ontario), Ontario, a farming community outside of the town of Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), to a musical family of Ukrainian (Ukrainians) descent. DATE OF BIRTH December 29, 1943 PLACE OF BIRTH Green's Corners (Norfolk County, Ontario), Ontario


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, students from all over Norfolk County (Norfolk County, Ontario) submit their artwork to be evaluated by the local judges. The top prize winners receive a small monetary cash prize. Larger prizes are offered for professional art (art), riding, horse, cattle and poultry shows. Other buildings feature commercial inventions and innovative technologies demonstrated to the local populace. Large vegetable and field crop competitions are held, including the classics like the heaviest pumpkin. ref name


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Pumpkinbowl football game at Waterford District High School. The Donnybrook Fair in Walsh is an annual two-day event. The fair has been held every year from 1857 until the present, making 2007 the 150th Fair. This mid-September event involves the children of Walsh Public School and St. Michael's School (Saint Michael's School (Simcoe-Walsh)) entering projects and many agricultural commodities, grown locally, for prize money and ribbons. More than $1200 was paid to the elementary

in Norfolk County are administered by the Grand Erie District School Board. The board maintains 16 public elementary schools and five public high schools in Norfolk: *Boston Public School *Courtland Public School *Delhi Public School (Delhi Public School (Ontario)) *Doverwood Public School *Elgin Avenue Public School *Houghton Public School *Langton Public School *Lynndale Heights Public School *Port Rowan Public School *Teeterville Public School * Walsh

Public School *Waterford Public School *West Lynn Public School *Windham Central Public School *Simcoe Composite School *Delhi District Secondary School *Port Dover Composite School *Valley Heights Secondary School *Waterford District High School The board also administers Sprucedale Secondary School, a facility for young offenders. Separate schools Separate schools are administered by the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board


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are grouped as a single census division, as are Brant (Brant, Ontario) and Brantford (Brantford, Ontario). * In Quebec, 93 of 98 census divisions correspond precisely to the territory of one regional county municipality (with the addition of Indian reserves, which do not legally belong to RCMs) or a "territory equivalent to an RCM" (which usually corresponds to a single independent city). However, there are five census divisions consisting of two or three RCMs or equivalent


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of the Road Tour Retrieved November 14, 2013. Boating Norfolk County is also known for its attraction to boaters and fishers. The small village in Norfolk County, Turkey Point, is known for having the largest freshwater marina in Canada, MacDonald Turkey Point Marina. All summer long, thousands travel from Turkey Point to Pottahawk Point to party.


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, students from all over Norfolk County (Norfolk County, Ontario) submit their artwork to be evaluated by the local judges. The top prize winners receive a small monetary cash prize. Larger prizes are offered for professional art (art), riding, horse, cattle and poultry shows. Other buildings feature commercial inventions and innovative technologies demonstrated to the local populace. Large vegetable and field crop competitions are held, including the classics like the heaviest pumpkin. ref name


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play at Talbot Gardens in Simcoe. The Norfolk Harvesters RFC of the Niagara Rugby Union are a competitive rugby football club that operates both a men's and women's senior rugby teams. The Club was established in 2001 and has already won division championships in 2003, 2004, and 2007. The Club's current home is the rugby pitch at Waterford's Hellyer Memorial Park. The Port Dover Sailors, are a junior hockey team which play in Waterford and Port Dover. Education Public schools in Norfolk County are administered by the Grand Erie District School Board. The board maintains 16 public elementary schools and five public high schools in Norfolk: *Boston Public School *Courtland Public School *Delhi Public School (Delhi Public School (Ontario)) *Doverwood Public School *Elgin Avenue Public School *Houghton Public School *Langton Public School *Lynndale Heights Public School *Port Rowan Public School *Teeterville Public School *Walsh Public School *Waterford Public School *West Lynn Public School *Windham Central Public School *Simcoe Composite School *Delhi District Secondary School *Port Dover Composite School *Valley Heights Secondary School *Waterford District High School The board also administers Sprucedale Secondary School, a facility for young offenders. Separate schools Separate schools are administered by the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board, which maintains seven elementary schools and one high school: *Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School *Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic School (Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board) *Sacred Heart Catholic School (Sacred Heart Catholic School (Norfolk County, Ontario)) *St. Cecilia's Catholic School (St. Cecilia's Catholic School (Norfolk County, Ontario)) *St. Mary's Catholic School *St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School (Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic School) *St. Joseph's Catholic School (St. Joseph's School (Simcoe)) *St. Michael's Catholic School (Saint Michael's School (Simcoe-Walsh)) *Holy Trinity Catholic High School (Holy Trinity Catholic High School (Simcoe, Ontario)) There is also a separate school administered by the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud *Ecole Elementaire Catholic Sainte-Marie in the former building of the St. Mary's Catholic Elementary School and Laval 65, the predecessor to the school. Defunct These eleven elementary schools once taught residents of Norfolk County. Many of these school closed down between the 1950s to the early 2000s as a result of changing municipal and provincial policies towards the funding of education: *Doan's Hollow Public School *Lynedoch Public School *North Public School *Nixon Public School *Port Dover Public School *Port Ryerse School *Simcoe Lions School *South Public School *St. Williams Public School *Walsingham Public School *Forestville Public School Vittoria Public School Media Featuring Norfolk In 2004 the documentary film ''Tobacco's Last Stand'' was released which highlighted the effect on tobacco production on the region. CM Magazine:Tobacco's Last Stand Radio Simcoe has its own radio station, CHCD-FM, And the area is otherwise served by media in Erie (Erie, Pennsylvania) (Pennsylvania), Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) (Ohio), Buffalo (Buffalo, New York) (New York), and some radio stations from Toronto are also often receivable. Newspapers *''The Silo'' www.thesilo.ca *''The Simcoe Reformer'' *''The Delhi News-Record'' *''Norfolk News'' Notable residents *Musician Rick Danko from The Band, *Hockey players Rick Wamsley, *Rob Blake, *Jassen Cullimore, *Dwayne Roloson, *Nelson Emerson, *Local swimmer Annaleise Carr , *Hall of famer Red Kelly, *Former Minister of Agriculture (Minister of Agriculture (Canada)) and Liberal MP Bob Speller lives with his family in the community of Villa Nova, just east of Waterford. *Shane Bergman, CFL player Demographics The population in 2011 was 63,175; and was projected to reach 87,488 people by the year 2056. 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.

Norfolk County, Ontario

'''Norfolk County''' is a rural single-tier municipality (Census divisions of Ontario#Single-tier municipalities) on the north shore of Lake Erie in Southwestern (Southwestern Ontario) Ontario, Canada.

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