Simcoe County

What is Simcoe County known for?


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show called First Local for the Simcoe County, Ontario public access Rogers Cable station. Osler was born at Tecumseh Township (New Tecumseth, Ontario), Simcoe County, Canada West (Ontario); he was brother of Britton Bath Osler (founder of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt), and doctor Sir William Osler (William Osler). Their father, Featherstone Lake Osler (1805–1895), the son of a shipowner at Falmouth, Cornwall, was a former Lieutenant in the Royal Navy


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in 1890 at De Grassi Point in Innisfil Township (Innisfil, Ontario), Simcoe County. "Innisfree," as his wife named it, became the centre of Walker's family life. There, he built "Broadeaves" designed by leading Canadian architect Frank Darling (Frank Darling (architect)). Darling was the architect of the University of Toronto and designed many buildings associated with Walker such as Convocation Hall and University of Trinity College Trinity College


scientific interest

at the University of Toronto and the Canadian Bank of Commerce (now Commerce Court North) on King Street West in Toronto. In 1913-14, Walker built "Innisfree Farm" to further his interest in livestock husbandry. Innisfree was left in trust to his descendants as a private land trust. Managed today with the assistance of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (Ministry of Natural Resources (Ontario)), Innisfree is designated an Area of Natural and Scientific Interest for its prairie


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map url http: www.mto.gov.on.ca english traveller map images pdf southont sheets Map4.pdf format PDF title Map 4 series Official road map of Ontario publisher Ministry of Transportation of Ontario scale 1 : 700,000 date 2010-01-01 accessdate 2011-09-08 Presently living in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, she has been involved with and has done some on-air radio work at CIQB-FM with Darren Stevens (Darren Stevens (comedian)) as well as hosting a dinner hour news

show called First Local for the Simcoe County, Ontario public access Rogers Cable station. Osler was born at Tecumseh Township (New Tecumseth, Ontario), Simcoe County, Canada West (Ontario); he was brother of Britton Bath Osler (founder of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt), and doctor Sir William Osler (William Osler). Their father, Featherstone Lake Osler (1805–1895), the son of a shipowner at Falmouth, Cornwall, was a former Lieutenant in the Royal Navy


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permitted roads to be set in predominantly straight lines. Simcoe County is traversed by many Provincial Highways; Ontario Highway 400 being the most significant. Other provincial highways in Simcoe County include: Highway 11, Highway 12, Highway 26, Highway 89 and Highway 93. Simcoe County also maintains an extensive series of County Roads, see List of numbered roads in Simcoe County. Rail GO Transit operates commuter rail services from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to South


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Government The Corporation of the County of Simcoe comprises 16 local municipalities. As an "upper tier" municipality, the County of Simcoe is responsible for municipal services which include social housing, land ambulance and emergency planning, environmental services (solid waste management), a County road system, Ontario Works, children's services, homes for the aged, a library co-operative, museum, archives, County forest management, tourism, a Geographic Information System (computer mapping) and land use policy planning. The local, or "lower tier" municipalities are responsible for water and sewer services, local roads, public libraries, recreation services, fire and police services, land use development control and licensing and permitting services. The cities of Barrie and Orillia, although separate politically and administratively from the County, are geographically and economically part of the County and send elected representatives to serve on County committees which provide services to the residents of the cities, including paramedic services, long term care facilities, social services, social housing, archives and Museum. They are counted within the census division. County Council is composed of the mayors and deputy mayors of each of the sixteen towns and townships which comprise the County of Simcoe. The head of County Council is called the Warden, who is elected for a one-year term by the council members at the Inaugural Meeting, held each December. The Warden for the 2010 term is Cal Patterson, mayor of Wasaga Beach (Wasaga Beach, Ontario). Though once a consideration according to the Wasaga Sun, County looking to restructure its council Simcoe county has elected not to restructure itself as a regional municipality. County Council Chooses Not to Study Its Structure Federal and provincial representation At both the federal and provincial levels, Simcoe County encompasses all or part of the electoral districts of Barrie, York—Simcoe, Simcoe—Grey and Simcoe North. Economy The economy of Simcoe County is diverse and includes a full range of businesses from agricultural, industrial to high-tech. Honda of Canada Manufacturing has been established in Simcoe County since 1986 and continues to be one of the County's largest single employers. In addition to the automotive industry, other industries include plastics, glass manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, aggregate resources. The County is also home to internationally known institutions like Casino Rama, Georgian College, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Lakehead University and the Ontario Provincial Police Headquarters. Agri-business is a diverse multi-faceted industry and farmland in the region is among the best in all of Canada including a section of the Holland Marsh in Bradford. Tourism is a vital industry in Simcoe County, providing a diversity of jobs and economic impact in a variety of sectors


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of Tay (Tay, Ontario) * Township of Tiny (Tiny, Ontario) The cities of Barrie and Orillia are within the Simcoe census division, but are separated from the county administration, as are three Indian reserves: *Christian Island 30 (Christian Island 30, Ontario) *Christian Island 30A (Christian Island 30A, Ontario) *Mnjikaning First Nation 32 (Mnjikaning First Nation 32, Ontario) Demographics The figues below are for the Simcoe census division, which includes

the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia, as well as the three Indian reserves.

40.5 2006_total_pvt_dwell 180,071 2006_mean_hh_income 62,328 2006_access_date 2012-02-02 2001_population 377,050 2001_pop_delta 14.3 2001_land_area 4840.54 2001_pop_density 77.9 2001_median_age 37.3 2001_median_age_m 36.7 2001_median_age_f 37.9 2001_total_pvt_dwell 162,520 2001_mean_hh_income 53,813 2001_access_date 2012-02-02 notes Includes separated municipalities of Barrie and Orillia. Government The Corporation of the County of Simcoe comprises 16 local


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and Russell Wellington (Wellington County, Ontario) group3 Districts (Districts#Ontario) '''Wasaga Beach''' (variant: '''Wasaga''') is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. It is a popular summer tourist destination situated on Nottawasaga Bay at the southern end of Georgian Bay, approximately two hours


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Government The Corporation of the County of Simcoe comprises 16 local municipalities. As an "upper tier" municipality, the County of Simcoe is responsible for municipal services which include social housing, land ambulance and emergency planning, environmental services (solid waste management), a County road system, Ontario Works, children's services, homes for the aged, a library co-operative, museum, archives, County forest management, tourism, a Geographic Information System (computer mapping) and land use policy planning. The local, or "lower tier" municipalities are responsible for water and sewer services, local roads, public libraries, recreation services, fire and police services, land use development control and licensing and permitting services. The cities of Barrie and Orillia, although separate politically and administratively from the County, are geographically and economically part of the County and send elected representatives to serve on County committees which provide services to the residents of the cities, including paramedic services, long term care facilities, social services, social housing, archives and Museum. They are counted within the census division. County Council is composed of the mayors and deputy mayors of each of the sixteen towns and townships which comprise the County of Simcoe. The head of County Council is called the Warden, who is elected for a one-year term by the council members at the Inaugural Meeting, held each December. The Warden for the 2010 term is Cal Patterson, mayor of Wasaga Beach (Wasaga Beach, Ontario). Though once a consideration according to the Wasaga Sun, County looking to restructure its council Simcoe county has elected not to restructure itself as a regional municipality. County Council Chooses Not to Study Its Structure Federal and provincial representation At both the federal and provincial levels, Simcoe County encompasses all or part of the electoral districts of Barrie, York—Simcoe, Simcoe—Grey and Simcoe North. Economy The economy of Simcoe County is diverse and includes a full range of businesses from agricultural, industrial to high-tech. Honda of Canada Manufacturing has been established in Simcoe County since 1986 and continues to be one of the County's largest single employers. In addition to the automotive industry, other industries include plastics, glass manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, aggregate resources. The County is also home to internationally known institutions like Casino Rama, Georgian College, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Lakehead University and the Ontario Provincial Police Headquarters. Agri-business is a diverse multi-faceted industry and farmland in the region is among the best in all of Canada including a section of the Holland Marsh in Bradford. Tourism is a vital industry in Simcoe County, providing a diversity of jobs and economic impact in a variety of sectors


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in the 2003 provincial election (Ontario general election, 2003). birth_place Dieppe (Dieppe, Seine-Maritime), Normandy, France death_place Hillsdale (Hillsdale, Ontario), Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada titles Jesuit, Missionary, Martyr Daniel was born at Dieppe (Dieppe, Seine-Maritime), in Normandy. After two years' study of philosophy and one year of law, Daniel entered the Society of Jesus in Rouen on 1 October 1621. He was sent

Simcoe County

'''Simcoe County''' is located in central (Central Ontario) portion of Southern (Southern Ontario) Ontario, Canada. The County is situated just north of the Greater Toronto Area stretching from the shores of Lake Simcoe in the east to Georgian Bay in the west. Simcoe County forms part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe area, a densely populated and industrialized region centred on the Greater Toronto Area.

The land area of the county is . The elevated Niagara Escarpment runs through sections of the western part of the county and the Minesing Wetlands, a Ramsar Convention Wetland Of International Importance, is located in the central area of the County.

The county administrative centre is located in Midhurst (Midhurst, Ontario), outside of Barrie.

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