Trenton, Ontario

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also on the north side. The Murray Canal has been cut through the "Carrying Place", the few miles separating the end of the bay and Lake Ontario on the west side. The Trent River is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, a canal connecting Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe and then Georgian Bay on Lake Huron. * Belleville (Belleville, Ontario) * Quinte West (Quinte West, Ontario) (Including Trenton (Trenton, Ontario), the Village of Frankford, Ontario Frankford


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the ''Kingston-Bypass'', was one of the first sections of the highway to be completed. In 1952 ground-launched testing started at the Picton Range, a small test site set up outside Picton, Ontario near the RCAF base at Trenton, Ontario. Air-launches from a CF-100 started in 1954, with the aircraft flying from Trenton to fire over Picton. The site was later used to launch models of the Arrow for aerodynamics testing. Testing of the Velvet Glove


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and provides a nice historical look of the town. It mentions many of the landmarks in the city (Mount Pelion, The Bridges, Trent River, etc.) and documents the period of the town directly before and after the huge munitions plant explosion of 1918. Purdy also wrote a poem entitled "At the Quinte Hotel" about the strip club in Trenton called The Sherwood Forest Inn. http: timberhouse.net recreation culture-around-here quinte-hotel Education The Public school

Sea Cadets . In addition, n o 599 Royal Canadian Air Cadets squadron is named in his honour. The poem itself also appears as part of display panels at the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, the National Air Force Museum of Canada, Trenton, Ontario, and is the subject of a permanent display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio. Exhibit on "


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, running past Big Island (Big Island (Bay of Quinte)) on the south and Belleville (Belleville, Ontario) on the north. The width of the bay rarely exceeds two kilometers. The bay ends at Trenton (Trenton, Ontario) (Quinte West (Quinte West, Ontario)) and the Trent River (Trent River (Ontario)), both also on the north side. The Murray Canal has been cut through the "Carrying Place", the few miles separating the end of the bay and Lake Ontario on the west side. The Trent River is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, a canal connecting Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe and then Georgian Bay on Lake Huron. * Belleville (Belleville, Ontario) * Quinte West (Quinte West, Ontario) (Including Trenton (Trenton, Ontario), the Village of Frankford (Frankford, Ontario), Murray Township and Sidney Township) *Brighton (Brighton, Ontario) He is also honoured with a high school named after him, Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute in Toronto Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario and É.S.P. Marc-Garneau É.S.P. Marc-Garneau, Trenton, Ontario in Trenton, Ontario. Garneau is also the Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets. In addition, n o 599 Royal Canadian Air Cadets squadron is named in his honour. The poem itself also appears as part of display panels at the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, the National Air Force Museum of Canada, Trenton, Ontario, and is the subject of a permanent display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio. Exhibit on "High Flight" at National Museum


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by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). Three individual highways were renumbered "Highway 401" by the end of 1952: the Toronto Bypass between Weston Road and Highway 11 (Ontario Highway 11) (Yonge Street); Highway 2A (Ontario Highway 2A) between West Hill (West Hill, Ontario) and Newcastle (Newcastle, Ontario); and the Scenic Highway between Gananoque (Gananoque, Ontario) and Brockville, Ontario


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and a number of productions were filmed there. In 1923, the Trenton Film Plant was purchased by the Ontario government to house the studio and laboratory of the Ontario Motion Picture Bureau. The advent of talkies (Sound film) and 16mm film made the equipment at the film plant obsolete and the facility closed in 1934. The construction of a RCAF Station Trenton, a major Royal Canadian Air Force base just east of Trenton started in 1929 and continued through the 1930s. This provided a major


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be caught in the Trent River and in cold water streams in the area. Each year in May, the Kiwanis Club of Trenton holds the Annual Live Release Fishing Derby attracting thousands of sport fishermen from around North America with major prizes for tagged fish and heaviest weighed walleye and Northern pike. In 1990, Canadian poet Al Purdy (who received the Order of Canada and the Governor General´s award) published his only novel ''A Splinter In The Heart''. It takes place entirely in Trenton


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through town leading towards Brighton (Brighton, Ontario) in the west and to Belleville (Belleville, Ontario) in the east. The main north-south route is Hastings County Road 33 (formerly Ontario Highway 33 (Highway 33 (Ontario))), leading towards Picton, Ontario to the south and Stirling, Ontario to the north. Canadian Pacific (Canadian Pacific Railway) and Canadian National (Canadian National Railway) main railway lines (Toronto – Ottawa Montreal) pass through the city


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and a number of productions were filmed there. In 1923, the Trenton Film Plant was purchased by the Ontario government to house the studio and laboratory of the Ontario Motion Picture Bureau. The advent of talkies (Sound film) and 16mm film made the equipment at the film plant obsolete and the facility closed in 1934. The construction of a RCAF Station Trenton, a major Royal Canadian Air Force base just east of Trenton started in 1929 and continued through the 1930s. This provided a major economic boost to the area through the Great Depression, the Second World War (World War II) and later. Trenton was incorporated as a city in 1980. On January 1, 1998, Trenton was amalgamated with the Village of Frankford (Frankford, Ontario) and the Townships of Murray (Murray Township, Ontario) and Sidney (Sidney Township, Ontario) to form Quinte West. Home to nearly half the population of Quinte West, Trenton is the largest community within the municipality. Economy Canadian Forces Base Trenton 8 Wing (CFB Trenton), located on the east side of the town, is an important facility for the Royal Canadian Air Force's transport and search and rescue operations, and is Trenton's main employer. The base is currently being renovated to include a new air traffic control tower and parking for the new C-17 Globemaster III aircraft deployed there. Other large employers include Trenton Cold Storage, Norampac, Pentair Thermal Controls, Nestlé, ElectroCables and DECA Cables. Tourism also plays an important role in the economy, given Trenton's location as the southern entry point for the Trent-Severn Waterway. Transportation thumb 200px right Lock One on the Trent-Severn Waterway at Trenton (Image:Carlb-trentsevern-lock-01.jpg) Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario)) crosses the Trent River on the north side of the town. Hastings County Road 2 (formerly Ontario Highway 2 (Highway 2 (Ontario))) is the main east-west route through town leading towards Brighton (Brighton, Ontario) in the west and to Belleville (Belleville, Ontario) in the east. The main north-south route is Hastings County Road 33 (formerly Ontario Highway 33 (Highway 33 (Ontario))), leading towards Picton, Ontario to the south and Stirling, Ontario to the north. Canadian Pacific (Canadian Pacific Railway) and Canadian National (Canadian National Railway) main railway lines (Toronto – Ottawa Montreal) pass through the city. Via Rail offers limited passenger service to and from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal via Kingston. Trenton Junction station (Trenton Junction railway station). Trenton Airport is co-located with CFB Trenton on the east side of town. Trenton is the starting point for the Trent-Severn Waterway and two locks (Lock 1 and Lock 2) are located in the community. Angus, James T. ''A Respectable Ditch: A History of the Trent-Severn Waterway 1833-1920''. McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1988. Trenton also has a local public transit system. Quinte Access has been doing this for almost 5 years. It runs an hourly schedule Monday to Friday and limited service on Saturday (no Sunday Service, check for holidays). With Chevrolet Arboc specialized buses with ramps for wheel chairs. Several private firms also provide dispatched taxi services. The '''Trenton Sting''' were a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Trenton (Trenton, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They were a part of the Ontario Junior Hockey League.


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Trenton, Ontario

'''Trenton''' (2001 population 19,374) is a community in Southern Ontario in the municipality of Quinte West, Ontario, Canada. Located on the Bay of Quinte, it is the main population centre in Quinte West.

Trenton is the starting point for the Trent-Severn Waterway, which continues northwest to Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and eventually Port Severn (Port Severn, Ontario) on Georgian Bay.

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