Whitby, Ontario

What is Whitby, Ontario known for?


rock musical

was to establish a takeout pizza and pasta business. The venture was successful and the Pat & Mario’s chain expanded into the North York area, as well as Florida, U.S.A. '''The Mark Inside''' is a four-piece rock (Rock music) band (Musical ensemble) from Whitby, Ontario


sporting family

of four children to Gordon and Joanne Nieuwendyk, who immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands in 1958. Gordon owned a car repair shop in Whitby. Joe grew up in a sporting family. His brother Gil was a box lacrosse


high cultural

, Richmond Hill (Richmond Hill, Ontario) and Vaughan (Vaughan, Ontario) to the north, and Brampton and Mississauga to the west) since the early 1980s, due to a number of converging factors including an exponential rise in the cost of real estate within the city and high property and corporate taxes. Due to Toronto's high cultural diversity, jobs, and infrastructure (including public transit), it is a leading destination for immigration, which continues to drive demand for living space


band line

; Originally named Happy Go Lucky, the band line-up has remained the same since their formation in 1999.


significant architectural

as a private residence for the Sheriff of Ontario County, is a significant architectural landmark and Whitby's only provincial historic site marked with a plaque. The school celebrated its 125th anniversary in 1999. During the Second World War, Whitby was the location of Camp X, a secret spy training facility established by Sir William Stephenson, the "Man Called Intrepid". Although the buildings have since been demolished, a monument was unveiled on the site of Camp X in 1984 by Ontario's Lieutenant Governor (Lieutenant Governor of Ontario) John Black Aird. In 1968, the Town of Whitby and Township of Whitby amalgamated to form the current municipality. Municipal boundaries were not changed during the 1974 formation of Durham Region and remain to this day. Today, Whitby is the seat of government in Durham Region. It is commonly considered part of the Greater Toronto Area, although statistically it belongs to the greater Oshawa Metropolitan Area (Census Metropolitan Area). They are both in the eastern part of the Golden Horseshoe region. Demographics At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. *'''Delete''' no objective criteria for inclusion or exclusion. Carlossuarez46 (User:Carlossuarez46) 20:10, 5 April 2006 (UTC) *I'd personally have to go with the '''delete''' side. I think there's a too-high degree of subjectivity involved, and a too-low degree of verifiability. Plus I just don't think it's that important, and while I may be wrong I don't think WP has ever established a consensus that all shopping malls are legitimately notable. For what it's worth, the only mall on here that I could speak to at all (Whitby Mall in Whitby, Ontario) is one that I don't think would merit an article even if it ''weren't'' on some people's subjective lists of "distressed" malls. Bottom line, this just doesn't strike me as being a particularly notable or encyclopedic list. Bearcat (User:Bearcat) 02:47, 7 April 2006 (UTC) The first school to be named after the legendary conservationist was built in 1956 and renamed Jack Miner Public School in 1968. It remains to this day, just a few miles from Miner's sanctuary in what was Gosfield South Township. Each year the graduating students participate in the yearly banding activities at the sanctuary. A school in the name of Jack Miner was created in 2001 in Whitby, Ontario, administered by the Durham District School Board. There is also a Jack Miner Senior Public School in Guildwood in city of Scarborough,ON. - colspan "4" '''Whitby (Whitby, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Whitby municipal election, 2006)'' - In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar (w:Andrea Muizelaar) was crowned winner of the reality TV series ''Canada's Next Top Model (w:Canada's Next Top Model)'', her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario (w:Whitby, Ontario), to modeling haute couture (w:haute couture) in Toronto (w:Toronto), she had reached her dream of becoming a true Top Model.


training programs

is the Whitby Dunlops, a celebrated ice hockey squad that captured the world championship in 1958 at Oslo, Norway. This team featured long-time president of the Boston Bruins, Harry Sinden and former mayor of Whitby, Bob Attersley. The Dunlops were revived in 2004 as part of the Eastern Ontario Senior Hockey League. The Whitby Yacht Club, which offers racing, cruising, social, and sail training programs on Whitby Harbour overlooking the Lake Ontario, was founded in 1967


sporting team

. Several other papers have been published in the town over the years, including the Whitby Free Press, which ran from 1971 to 1996. Other GTA media outlets also serve the area, including the Durham-based Artsforum Magazine.. Cultural assets *Camp X *Durham Council for the Arts *Whitby Brass Band *Whitby Courthouse Theatre *Whitby Heritage Day *Whitby Public Library *Station Gallery Sports thumb Whitby Harbour (File:Whitby Harbour.jpg) Whitby's most famous sporting team is the Whitby Dunlops, a celebrated ice hockey squad that captured the world championship in 1958 at Oslo, Norway. This team featured long-time president of the Boston Bruins, Harry Sinden and former mayor of Whitby, Bob Attersley. The Dunlops were revived in 2004 as part of the Eastern Ontario Senior Hockey League. The Whitby Yacht Club, which offers racing, cruising, social, and sail training programs on Whitby Harbour overlooking the Lake Ontario, was founded in 1967. Whitby Yacht Club Lacrosse is also a prominent sport in Whitby. The Brooklin Redmen Senior A lacrosse club is one of the most successful in Canadian sporting history, while the Junior A Whitby Warriors have been awarded the Minto Cup four times since 1984. Whitby is also home to the ''Iroquois Park Sports Centre'', one of the largest minor sports centres in North America. The facility includes six icepads, a swimming pool named for local Olympian Anne Ottenbrite, six tennis courts, five ball diamonds, three batting cages, a skatepark, a soccer pitch, ''The Sports Garden Cafe'' restaurant and the Whitby Sports Hall of Fame. Whitby also developed the McKinney Sports complex which boasts three ice pads, two tennis courts and a skatepark, and Luther Vipond Arena in Brooklin, with one ice pad. These 3 sport complexes hold many sporting events. For the 2008-2009 season the OPJHL has relocated a team to Whitby, to play out of the Iroquois Complex, known as the Fury. Notable residents (past and present) *John Wilson Bengough, noted political cartoonist *Caroline M. Nichols Churchill, American feminist, author, and editor *A.J. Cook (A.J. Cook (actress)), actress known for her roles in Criminal Minds, The Virgin Suicides and Final Destination 2 *Sandy Cohen (Sandy Cohen (ice hockey)), former hockey player *Chuck Coles, singer songwriter for the Organ Thieves, southern and soul-influenced experimental hard rock band. *Neil Crone, Actor and writer for local newspaper, stars on kid's television show Really Me *Kevin Duhaney, rapper and actor, well known for his role as Young Thurgood in Half Baked *Dave Devall, weather reporter for CFTO-TV *Jim Flaherty, late member of the Canadian House of Commons and Minister of Finance *Adam Foote, NHL player for Colorado Avalanche, Stanley Cup winner, Olympic Gold Medalist and former member of ''Team Canada'' *Hamar Greenwood, Chief Secretary for Ireland 1920-1922 *Zack Greer Duke University, plays in the National Lacrosse League for the Edmonton Rush *Hello Beautiful, band *Jay Harrison, hockey player for the Winnipeg Jets. *May Irwin businesswoman, pioneer film actress, singer and star of vaudeville, participant in first screen kiss in cinematic history in Thomas Edison's (Thomas Edison) 1896 film The Kiss (The Kiss (1896 film)) * Kat Burns and Kyle Donnelly of Forest City Lovers, band *k-os, Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer *John LaFontaine, member of the Edmonton Rush of the NLL (National Lacrosse League) *Priscilla Lopes-Schliep, bronze medalist in the hurdles at the 2008 Olympics *Andrew Martin (Test (wrestler)), Former WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) wrestler, best known by his ring name, Test. *Leslie McFarlane, writer of the Hardy Boys novels. *Lori Melien, Olympic (Summer Olympic Games) Bronze Medalist swimmer *Andrea Muizelaar, winner of ''Canada's Next Top Model'' *James Neal (James Neal (ice hockey)), NHL hockey player for the Nashville Predators *Joe Nieuwendyk, former NHL hockey player, Stanley Cup winner, Olympic Gold Medalist and former member of ''Team Canada'', Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee (2011) *Anne Ottenbrite, Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer *Keith Primeau, former hockey player *Wayne Primeau, former hockey player for Toronto Maple Leafs *Protest The Hero, progressive metal band *Gavin Prout National Lacrosse League player with Colorado Mammoth (team captain) *Paul Ranger, NHL player for Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs *Liam Reddox, NHL player for Edmonton Oilers *Gary Roberts (Gary Roberts (ice hockey)), former NHL player *TJ Rogers, Professional Skateboarder *O. J. Santiago, NFL (National Football League) football player *J. Torres, award-winning comic book writer *Sid Ryan, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour *Kristina Vaculik, member of the London 2012 Canadian Olympic artistic gymnastics team, who helped Canada place fifth in the team finals. *Kelita Zupancic, Judoka and Olympian, member of the London 2012 Canadian Olympic Judo team also World Ranked #1 in 2013 *Adrian Sorichetti, Hofstra University, plays in the National Lacrosse League for the Edmonton Rush Sister cities * At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. *'''Delete''' no objective criteria for inclusion or exclusion. Carlossuarez46 (User:Carlossuarez46) 20:10, 5 April 2006 (UTC) *I'd personally have to go with the '''delete''' side. I think there's a too-high degree of subjectivity involved, and a too-low degree of verifiability. Plus I just don't think it's that important, and while I may be wrong I don't think WP has ever established a consensus that all shopping malls are legitimately notable. For what it's worth, the only mall on here that I could speak to at all (Whitby Mall in Whitby, Ontario) is one that I don't think would merit an article even if it ''weren't'' on some people's subjective lists of "distressed" malls. Bottom line, this just doesn't strike me as being a particularly notable or encyclopedic list. Bearcat (User:Bearcat) 02:47, 7 April 2006 (UTC) The first school to be named after the legendary conservationist was built in 1956 and renamed Jack Miner Public School in 1968. It remains to this day, just a few miles from Miner's sanctuary in what was Gosfield South Township. Each year the graduating students participate in the yearly banding activities at the sanctuary. A school in the name of Jack Miner was created in 2001 in Whitby, Ontario, administered by the Durham District School Board. There is also a Jack Miner Senior Public School in Guildwood in city of Scarborough,ON. - colspan "4" '''Whitby (Whitby, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Whitby municipal election, 2006)'' - In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar (w:Andrea Muizelaar) was crowned winner of the reality TV series ''Canada's Next Top Model (w:Canada's Next Top Model)'', her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario (w:Whitby, Ontario), to modeling haute couture (w:haute couture) in Toronto (w:Toronto), she had reached her dream of becoming a true Top Model.


life growing

Nieuwendyk publisher CNN SI date 1998-02-03 accessdate 2012-03-04 His best friend growing up was future NHL teammate Gary Roberts. Early life Cook was born in Oshawa (Oshawa, Ontario), Ontario and spent most of her life

growing up in Whitby (Whitby, Ontario) where she attended Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institute. Her father, Mike, is a teacher, and her mother, Sandra, works as a psychiatrist. At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. *'''Delete''' no objective criteria for inclusion or exclusion. Carlossuarez46 (User:Carlossuarez46) 20:10, 5 April 2006 (UTC) *I'd personally have to go with the '''delete''' side. I think there's a too-high degree of subjectivity involved, and a too-low degree of verifiability. Plus I just don't think it's that important, and while I may be wrong I don't think WP has ever established a consensus that all shopping malls are legitimately notable. For what it's worth, the only mall on here that I could speak to at all (Whitby Mall in Whitby, Ontario) is one that I don't think would merit an article even if it ''weren't'' on some people's subjective lists of "distressed" malls. Bottom line, this just doesn't strike me as being a particularly notable or encyclopedic list. Bearcat (User:Bearcat) 02:47, 7 April 2006 (UTC) The first school to be named after the legendary conservationist was built in 1956 and renamed Jack Miner Public School in 1968. It remains to this day, just a few miles from Miner's sanctuary in what was Gosfield South Township. Each year the graduating students participate in the yearly banding activities at the sanctuary. A school in the name of Jack Miner was created in 2001 in Whitby, Ontario, administered by the Durham District School Board. There is also a Jack Miner Senior Public School in Guildwood in city of Scarborough,ON. - colspan "4" '''Whitby (Whitby, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Whitby municipal election, 2006)'' - In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar (w:Andrea Muizelaar) was crowned winner of the reality TV series ''Canada's Next Top Model (w:Canada's Next Top Model)'', her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario (w:Whitby, Ontario), to modeling haute couture (w:haute couture) in Toronto (w:Toronto), she had reached her dream of becoming a true Top Model.


personal history

best friends, Margaret and Rain, to back her up until she figures it all out. The series was originally titled and broadcast as ''Going Green'', the name being changed to ''Naturally, Sadie'' when Shawn Hlookoff thought of the new idea. Twin towns * At the western edge of the city, the 401 meets Highway 427 (Ontario Highway 427), an important north-south artery between Toronto Pearson International Airport and the Gardiner Expressway. It mainly serves the airport and the western suburbs outside the city of Toronto. In the same area, the short length of Highway 409 (Ontario Highway 409) connects the airport directly to the traffic flow of the 401. Moving east, the 401 then intersects Highway 400 (Ontario Highway 400), which leads north to Barrie, the recreational areas of Ontario's "Cottage Country" and beyond, to the northern reaches of the province. East of the 400, the 401 meets Allen Road, and then the Don Valley Parkway Highway 404 (Ontario Highway 404), before continuing eastwards out of Toronto into the suburbs of Pickering (Pickering, Ontario), Ajax (Ajax, Ontario), Whitby (Whitby, Ontario), and Oshawa. *'''Delete''' no objective criteria for inclusion or exclusion. Carlossuarez46 (User:Carlossuarez46) 20:10, 5 April 2006 (UTC) *I'd personally have to go with the '''delete''' side. I think there's a too-high degree of subjectivity involved, and a too-low degree of verifiability. Plus I just don't think it's that important, and while I may be wrong I don't think WP has ever established a consensus that all shopping malls are legitimately notable. For what it's worth, the only mall on here that I could speak to at all (Whitby Mall in Whitby, Ontario) is one that I don't think would merit an article even if it ''weren't'' on some people's subjective lists of "distressed" malls. Bottom line, this just doesn't strike me as being a particularly notable or encyclopedic list. Bearcat (User:Bearcat) 02:47, 7 April 2006 (UTC) The first school to be named after the legendary conservationist was built in 1956 and renamed Jack Miner Public School in 1968. It remains to this day, just a few miles from Miner's sanctuary in what was Gosfield South Township. Each year the graduating students participate in the yearly banding activities at the sanctuary. A school in the name of Jack Miner was created in 2001 in Whitby, Ontario, administered by the Durham District School Board. There is also a Jack Miner Senior Public School in Guildwood in city of Scarborough,ON. - colspan "4" '''Whitby (Whitby, Ontario)''' - ''Main article (Whitby municipal election, 2006)'' - In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar (w:Andrea Muizelaar) was crowned winner of the reality TV series ''Canada's Next Top Model (w:Canada's Next Top Model)'', her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario (w:Whitby, Ontario), to modeling haute couture (w:haute couture) in Toronto (w:Toronto), she had reached her dream of becoming a true Top Model.


flamboyant

their worth. As noted above, Whitby is home to Trafalgar Castle School, trafalgarcastle.ca an independent school for women that offers grades 5 through 12 in a university preparatory programme. Built in 1859 by the flamboyant Sheriff of Ontario County, Nelson Gilbert "Iron" Reynolds, Trafalgar Castle remains a unique Canadian treasure. The school had opened its doors in 1874 and was called "Ontario Ladies' College"

Whitby, Ontario

'''Whitby''' (2011 population (Canada 2011 Census) 122,022 ) is a town in Durham Region (Regional Municipality of Durham). Whitby is located in Southern Ontario east of Ajax (Ajax, Ontario) on the north shore of Lake Ontario, and is home to the headquarters of Durham Region. It is approximately a 30 minute drive to the Toronto borough of Scarborough, and it is known as a commuter suburb in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area. While the southern portion of Whitby is predominantly urban, and an economic hub, the northern part of the municipality is more rural and includes the communities of Ashburn (Ashburn, Ontario), Brooklin (Brooklin, Ontario), Myrtle (Myrtle, Ontario) and Myrtle Station (Myrtle Station, Ontario).

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