What is Oshawa known for?

music television

publisher ''Toronto Life'' date June 2006 accessdate 2009-08-11 is a former VJ (VJ (media personality)) on MuchMusic, a music television station in Canada. Early life Tim grew up in Oshawa east of Toronto and he attended O'Neill Collegiate and Vocational Institute, and had a part time job at a grocery store. Tim joined a band during high school, which played handfuls of shows over southern Ontario during their high school years. After high school Tim went to Durham College to study fire fighting. After Graduating from the fire fighting program Tim worked as a Fire Protection Officer at an automotive factory before deciding to go back to school for Wood Working. He moved to Kitchener and attended Conestoga College. '''James Kenneth Jackson''' (born February 1, 1960 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey right winger (Winger (ice hockey)). He played for the Calgary Flames and the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. He was a fan favorite as with the Rochester Americans and made a name for himself blocking shots on the penalty kill. city Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Ontario area Oshawa, Durham Region (Durham Region, Ontario), Toronto (Greater Toronto Area) format New Country '''CJKX-FM''' is a Canadian (Canada) radio station. Although its official city of licence is Ajax, Ontario, the station operates from studios in Oshawa, Ontario with co-owned stations CKDO (CKDO (AM)) and CKGE (CKGE-FM). Airing at 95.9 FM (FM radio), the station broadcasts a country music format branded as '''KX96'''. frequency 1580 kHz (AM (AM radio)), 107.7 MHz (FM (FM radio)) city Oshawa, Ontario format Oldies '''CKDO''' is a Canadian (Canada) clear-channel (Clear-channel station) radio station, broadcasting at 1580 AM (AM radio) in Oshawa, Ontario. The station airs an oldies format. CKDO also has an FM (FM radio) rebroadcaster (CKDO-FM-1) at 107.7 FM. '''Headquarters''' Oshawa, Ontario, Canada -

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) Mike Turner placed an ad in Toronto-based ''Now Magazine'' in search of musicians. Michael Maida (Raine Maida), a criminology student at the University of Toronto, was the first to reply. The two formed a band called As If, inviting Jim Newell as drummer and a friend of Turner's, Paul Martin, to play bass. After they played a number

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point-to-point microwave (Microwave#Communication) links, whose dish antennae covered the roofs of large buildings. As each new skyscraper was added to the downtown, former line-of-sight links were no longer possible. CN intended to rent "hub" space for microwave links, visible from almost any building in the Toronto area. The CN Tower can be seen from at least as far away as Kennedy Street in Aurora, Ontario, approximately to the north, 60 km east

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a move to Mississauga, a western suburb of Toronto from Oshawa. The Power played home games at the General Motors Centre. Lacrosse Oshawa was for many years one of the main centres for the sport of lacrosse and home of the Oshawa Green Gaels (Clarington Green Gaels), one of the most storied teams in the sport. A player of note in the 1920s was Nels Stewart, who became a Hall of Famer in the National Hockey League. During the 1980s, when lacrosse seemed on the edge of oblivion in Canada, (the Green Gaels themselves having folded in the early part of the decade), lacrosse continued to be played in the neighbouring towns of Whitby and Brooklin, and many of the players were from Oshawa. However, since then, Clarington has taken over the Green Gaels association. With the rise of the National Lacrosse League the sport's survival seems assured and again, many players and others involved in the professional league are from the Oshawa area. Former Oshawa Green Gaels captain and Oshawa native, Derek Keenan, is the current coach and general manager of the Edmonton Rush. He was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2012. Rugby Oshawa has been the home of Oshawa Vikings Rugby Football Club since 1959. Notable players from the club since its inception include Dave Thompson (Ontario Rugby Hall of Fame) and Dean Van Camp (Rugby Canada Men XV squad). The clubhouse (Thompson Rugby Park) is located in the Oshawa Hamlet of Raglan. Soccer With over 3000 members the Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club is the largest soccer club in the City. The club offers recreational programs for 2000 children, and adult men's and women's leagues. In 2011 the Kicks were the first soccer club to operate children's and adult's winter soccer leagues in the new Civic Fieldhouse. The club has a competitive program for youth and adults, and has won several Ontario Cup Championship titles. In 2014 the Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club and Sheffield Wednesday Football Club http: www.swfc.co.uk signed an affiliation agreement that opened a pathway to professional soccer for boys and girls. Other Oshawa was home to Windfields Farm , a thoroughbred horse breeding operation and birthplace of one of Canada's most famous racehorses, Northern Dancer.

abstract approach

1995 1 25 1905 11 28 df y Albert Tucker was born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, and earned his B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) at the University of Toronto in 1928. In 1932, he completed his Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) at the Princeton University under the supervision of Solomon Lefschetz, with the thesis ''An Abstract Approach to Manifolds''. In Ontario, the day may be known as '''Simcoe (John Graves Simcoe) Day''' in honour of the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper

unique programs

-secondary institutions, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College. Together they share the north campus on the northern side of Oshawa. * '''University of Ontario Institute of Technology''', (UOIT) is a relatively new university and is one of the newest universities in Ontario. It offers unique programs that are not commonly found in other schools, such as their "Game Development and Entrepreneurship", "Networking and IT Security" and "Automotive Engineering" programs. * '''Durham College''', next

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been partly restructured since 2002, when Oshawa lawyer Paul McKeever replaced Walker as party leader. McKeever argues that the FpO is now targeted toward building an electoral base and that a new organization, Freedom Party International, has taken on its prior advocacy role. FPI now publishes the former FpO journal, ''Consent''. Entering politics He was elected mayor of the City of Guelph in 1925 after serving as an alderman. In 1929 he left to become assistant master


of Technology (UOIT), and Durham College, which brings the finest films in the world—including several North American premieres—to audiences in the Eastern Greater Toronto Area) *Durham Council for the Arts (the region's oldest arts council, established in 1963, a charitable organization devoted to supporting and promoting artistic, cultural, and intellectual excellence throughout Durham Region) *Canadian Automotive Museum *Durham Philharmonic Choir *Oshawa Horseless Carriagemen *County Town Singers *Oshawa Civic Band *Oshawa Art Association *Ontario Philharmonic (regarded as one of Canada's finest regional orchestras) *Oshawa Fiesta Week *Oshawa Aeronautical Military and Industrial Museum *The Robert McLaughlin Gallery *Oshawa Downtown Murals *Oshawa Little Theatre *Oshawa Opera *General Motors Centre *Legends Centre (North Oshawa Recreation Centre) *Heritage Oshawa (sponsors an annual Doors Open event) * Oshawa Community Museum & Archives (Oshawa Community Museum) *Parkwood Estate *Dancyn Productions (A Not-For-Profit Theatre Company) *Durham Shoestring Performers *Regent Theatre (a designated heritage building currently owned by UOIT, but used for performing arts programs on weekends and evenings) *Camp Samac *Durham Community Choir *Driftwood Theatre *Oshawa Public Library *Oshawa Camera Club Recreation Oshawa has a diverse array of parks, walking trails, conservation areas, public pools (both indoors and outdoors), community centers, and sports facilities. Lakeview Park stretches along the coast of Lake Ontario, complete with a sandy beach. Also, the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve and Second Marsh Wildlife Area offer protected marshland areas with interpretive trails and viewing platforms. Oshawa Harbour is often a port of call for vessels from the Canadian Navy.

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-secondary institutions, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College. Together they share the north campus on the northern side of Oshawa. * '''University of Ontario Institute of Technology''', (UOIT) is a relatively new university and is one of the newest universities in Ontario. It offers unique programs that are not commonly found in other schools, such as their "Game Development and Entrepreneurship", "Networking and IT Security"

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and roughly 6% in 2007. - style "text-align:right;" style "text-align:left;" Oshawa CMA (Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), Clarington) 296,298  Camp X, at Ajax, near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, where an "assassination and elimination" training program was operated by the British Special Operations Executive. Many members of the US Office of Strategic Services also were trained there. It was dubbed "the school of mayhem and murder" by George Hunter White who trained at the facility in the 1950s. Albarelli, H.A. ''A Terrible Mistake:The Murder of Frank Olson and the CIA’s Secret Cold War Experiments'' 2009. p.67 ISBN 0977795373 * The 1957 book ''You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger'' by Roger Wolcott Hall is a witty look at Hall's experiences with the OSS. * The 1986 book "Camp X" by David Stafford is the most accurate account of the activities and personnel of Camp X the secret agent training camp for sabotage and guerrilla warfare at Ajax near Oshawa Ontario, Canada, that was administered by the British Special Opertions Executive. * Author W.E.B. Griffin's ''Honor Bound (Honor Bound series)'' and ''Men At War (Men at War (series))'' series revolves around fictional OSS operations. A commando training centre similar to Arisaig was later set up at Oshawa, for Canadian members of SOE and members of the American organisation, the Office of Strategic Services. Foot, ''SOE'', p.65 On 4 March, Richards' partner Anita Pallenberg pled guilty to drug possession and incurred a fine in connection with the original airport incident. Sandford, Christopher. ''Keith Richards: Satisfaction'', Caroll & Graf: New York, 2003, p. 227 The drug case against Richards dragged on for over a year. Ultimately, Richards received a suspended sentence and was ordered to play two free concerts for the CNIB in Oshawa; both shows featured the Rolling Stones and The New Barbarians (The New Barbarians (band)), a group that Wood had put together to promote his latest solo album, and which Richards also joined. This episode strengthened Richards' resolve to stop using heroin. It also contributed to the end of his relationship with Pallenberg, which had become strained since the death of their third child (an infant son named Tara). In addition, Pallenberg was unable to curb her heroin addiction while Keith struggled to get clean. Sandford, Christopher. ''Keith Richards: Satisfaction'', Caroll & Graf: New York, 2003, p. 232-3, 248–250 While Richards was settling his legal and personal problems, Jagger continued his jet-set lifestyle. He was a regular at New York's Studio 54 disco club, often in the company of model Jerry Hall. His marriage to Bianca Jagger ended in 1977, although they had long been estranged.


'''Oshawa''' (2011 population 149,607; CMA (Census Metropolitan Area) 356,177) Population and dwelling counts, for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data is a city in Ontario, Canada, on the Lake Ontario shoreline. It lies in Southern Ontario approximately 60 kilometres east of downtown Toronto. It is commonly viewed as the eastern anchor of the Greater Toronto Area and of the Golden Horseshoe. It is the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham. The name Oshawa originates from the Ojibwa (Anishinaabe language) term ''aazhaway'', meaning "the crossing place" or just "(a)cross". Rayburn, Alan, ''Place Names of Ontario'', Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997, p. 258. Freelang Ojibwe Dictionary

Oshawa is, as of 2011, the sole "Automotive Capital of Canada" (Self proclaimed), last Macaluso first Grace title Oshawa automotive capital of Canada work Windsor Star online date February 7, 2012 url http: blogs.windsorstar.com 2012 02 07 oshawa-automotive-capital-of-canada accessdate 2012-03-22 having shared the title with Windsor, Ontario in the past (Who holds the title as the first city in Canada to have and produce automobiles). The automobile industry, specifically the Canadian division of General Motors Company (General Motors), known as General Motors Canada, has always been at the forefront of Oshawa's economy. Founded in 1876 as the McLaughlin Carriage Company (McLaughlin automobile), General Motors of Canada's headquarters and major assembly plants are located in the city. The automotive industry was the inspiration for Oshawa's previous mottos: "The City That Motovates Canada", and "The City in Motion". The lavish home of the carriage company's founder, Parkwood Estate, is a National Historic Site of Canada, and a backdrop favoured by numerous film crews, featured in many movies including ''Studio 54 (54 (film))'', ''Billy Madison'', ''Chicago (Chicago (2002 film))'', and ''X-Men (X-Men (film))''. last Orr first Barbara Ramsay title Day trips from Toronto: Getaway ideas for the local traveler publisher Morris Book Publishing LLC year 2011 location Kearney, NE pages 82, 83 url http: books.google.ca books?id dZBMK_4EW5IC&pg PA82&dq %22Parkwood+National+Historic+Site%22&hl en&sa X&ei fKRrT8XJDqPx0gGTirXRBg&ved 0CDsQ6AEwAQ#v onepage&q %22Parkwood%20National%20Historic%20Site%22&f false isbn 978-0-7627-6462-4

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