Simcoe, Ontario

What is Simcoe, Ontario known for?


home building

; Agriculture and home building have also become lucrative employment opportunities during the first decade of the 21st century. The Simcoe Town Centre mall, once considered to be the closest shopping center for people who live west of Norfolk Street, is in danger of going bankrupt due to empty spaces where stores used to be in addition to the east end of the Queensway offering more lucrative opportunities for businesses to operate there as opposed to the Business Improvement Area


bringing+bright

style of architecture; bringing bright colors and illusions of rapid movement into the building design. The only operating alligator tugboat remaining in the world, the ''W.D. Stalker'', is located in Simcoe. Alligator of the North, Barrett Harry, and Clarence Coons Simcoe has its own radio station, CD 98.9, and two newspapers: The Simcoe Reformer and the NYCA Hub. CHCH-DT in Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) is the nearest broadcast television station along with CKCO-DT in Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario) and CIII-DT (a Toronto station with a repeater in Paris (Paris, Ontario), Ontario). CHCH (channel 11 on Eastlink Cable - formerly Amtelecom Cable) is mostly a news channel while CKCO (CTV Two) and CIII (Global (Global Television Network)) offer a variety of entertainment choices during prime time (7 PM through 11 PM on weekdays). Major local festivals include the Rotary-sponsored Friendship Festival (Simcoe Rotary Friendship Festival), the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show, and the winter light show of Panorama. Simcoe was one of the communities in Canada through which the Olympic torch travelled while going from its home base in Athens, Greece to Vancouver for the 21st Winter Olympic Games (2010 Winter Olympics) in Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia), British Columbia. The ''Simcoe Santa Claus Parade'' has been historically held on the weekend following Remembrance Day. During the heyday of this event in the 1950s, the entire town would stop operating for one afternoon for people to enjoy the festivities. . caption Historic images location Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario years_active 172 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.


century bringing

the building was taken over by the Bank of Montreal. Alterations made to the building within those decades would allow twice as much banking to take place. Fifteen more people were hired during the expansion of the bank in the early 20th century; bringing white collar jobs to the town. Simcoe's Molson Bank at Norfolk Historical Society Many of Simcoe's buildings feature


major local

broadcast television station along with CKCO-DT in Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario) and CIII-DT (a Toronto station with a repeater in Paris (Paris, Ontario), Ontario). CHCH (channel 11 on Eastlink Cable - formerly Amtelecom Cable) is mostly a news channel while CKCO (CTV Two) and CIII (Global (Global Television Network)) offer a variety of entertainment choices during prime time (7 PM through 11 PM on weekdays). Major local festivals include the Simcoe Rotary Friendship Festival


live work

Architecture-OntarioNewYork.aspx ''Architecture: Ontario New York'' at Thousand Islands Life The relatively tall buildings that came out of the "International" style (compared to the buildings that existed in Simcoe prior to the 1950s) were used in an attempt to make Simcoe into a more international destination for people to live, work, and admire. A couple of buildings in the downtown core even blend some "International" elements with that of the Art Deco


quot international

Architecture-OntarioNewYork.aspx ''Architecture: Ontario New York'' at Thousand Islands Life The relatively tall buildings that came out of the "International" style (compared to the buildings that existed in Simcoe prior to the 1950s) were used in an attempt to make Simcoe into a more international destination for people to live, work, and admire. A couple of buildings in the downtown core even blend some "International" elements with that of the Art Deco


architecture+bringing

style of architecture; bringing bright colors and illusions of rapid movement into the building design. The only operating alligator tugboat remaining in the world, the ''W.D. Stalker'', is located in Simcoe. Alligator of the North, Barrett Harry, and Clarence Coons Simcoe has its own radio station, CD 98.9, and two newspapers: The Simcoe Reformer and the NYCA Hub. CHCH-DT in Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) is the nearest


service industry

- - CPA4 Simcoe (Dennison Field) Airport Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario - - CPA8


Simcoe, Ontario

southern_grand_river_country_and_ontario's_south_coast simcoe.html title Southern Ontario Tourism: Simcoe, Ontario accessdate 2007-12-04 publisher Southern Ontario Tourism Organization Simcoe was incorporated as the ''Corporation of the Town of Simcoe'' in 1878 and had its own town council and mayor until December 31, 2000. In 2001, the town and all other municipalities within the Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk were dissolved and the region was divided into two single tier municipalities with city

and the Norfolk County Fair. Housing and neighborhoods The monthly rent of a typical apartment in Simcoe ranges from 450 Canadian dollars per month (for a bachelor apartment in a working class neighborhood) to 1,000 Canadian dollars per month (for a 3-bedroom apartment in a newer and more posh neighborhood). Property prices in Simcoe, Ontario at Numbeo Monthly


architecture international

the International style (International style (architecture)) of architecture; typical of the period between 1920 and 1950 International Building Style at Ontario Architecture while residential buildings from the 1850s use the Gothic Revival (Gothic Revival architecture) style of architecture. ''Architecture: Ontario New York'' at Thousand Islands Life The relatively tall buildings that came out of the "International" style (compared to the buildings that existed in Simcoe prior to the 1950s) were used in an attempt to make Simcoe into a more international destination for people to live, work, and admire. A couple of buildings in the downtown core even blend some "International" elements with that of the Art Deco style of architecture; bringing bright colors and illusions of rapid movement into the building design. The only operating alligator tugboat remaining in the world, the ''W.D. Stalker'', is located in Simcoe. Alligator of the North, Barrett Harry, and Clarence Coons Simcoe has its own radio station, CD 98.9, and two newspapers: The Simcoe Reformer and the NYCA Hub. CHCH-DT in Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) is the nearest broadcast television station along with CKCO-DT in Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario) and CIII-DT (a Toronto station with a repeater in Paris (Paris, Ontario), Ontario). CHCH (channel 11 on Eastlink Cable - formerly Amtelecom Cable) is mostly a news channel while CKCO (CTV Two) and CIII (Global (Global Television Network)) offer a variety of entertainment choices during prime time (7 PM through 11 PM on weekdays). Major local festivals include the Rotary-sponsored Friendship Festival (Simcoe Rotary Friendship Festival), the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show, and the winter light show of Panorama. Simcoe was one of the communities in Canada through which the Olympic torch travelled while going from its home base in Athens, Greece to Vancouver for the 21st Winter Olympic Games (2010 Winter Olympics) in Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia), British Columbia. The ''Simcoe Santa Claus Parade'' has been historically held on the weekend following Remembrance Day. During the heyday of this event in the 1950s, the entire town would stop operating for one afternoon for people to enjoy the festivities. . caption Historic images location Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario), Ontario years_active 172 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.

Simcoe, Ontario

'''Simcoe''' is an unincorporated community (unincorporated community#Canada) and former town in Southwestern (Southwestern Ontario) Ontario, Canada located near Lake Erie. It is the county seat and largest community of Norfolk County (Norfolk County, Ontario). See Norfolk County, Ontario Simcoe is located at the junction of Highway 3 (Ontario Highway 3), at Highway 24 (Ontario Highway 24), due south of Brantford, and accessible to Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) by nearby Highway 6 (Ontario Highway 6).

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