Campbellton, New Brunswick

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the construction of the J.C. Van Horne Interprovincial bridge commenced which was designed to facilitate travel between Quebec and Northern New Brunswick. The bridge was completed in 1961 and allowed the cross-river town of Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec) to fully integrate itself commercially with the City of Campbellton. The Salmon Festival was inaugurated in 1967 and has been a popular annual week-long event which is enjoyed by tourists and residents alike. Campbellton's city limits were expanded in 1979 when the Richardsville area became part of the City. Esplanade Restigouche In 2009, Mayor Bruce MacIntosh made significant progress towards restoring the tourism industry in the area and in improving the City's waterfront. He announced that the long-awaited "Esplanade Restigouche" development would finally move forward. This is a three phased project, that began in 2011, that will significantly upgrade the already picturesque waterfront and further cement Campbellton's place as a tourist destination. http: virtuel.laviron.canoe.ca doc hebdo_l-aviron Aviron_20090501OPT 2009042801 3.html#2 Fire Ship The history of the City of Campbellton is not complete without the infamous Phantom Ship known as "Fireship of Baie des Chaleurs". Stories of its appearance include seeing a burning sailing vessel, sometimes a vessel with all its sails set scudding along the water or sometimes a ball of fire or burning vessel on the water's surface or fading out of sight. This is not frequently seen. Some believe it is a ghost ship from the Battle of the Restigouche whereas others believe it is merely caused by heat waves, reflections or hallucinations. http: new-brunswick.net new-brunswick ghoststory ghost7.html Geography Campbellton is 20 km upstream (west) from the mouth of the Bay des Chaleurs Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick) and approximately 100 km northwest of Bathurst (Bathurst, New Brunswick). The city is approximately 160 km northeast of St. Leonard (Saint-Léonard, New Brunswick) in the Saint John River (Saint John River (Bay of Fundy)) valley and approximately the same distance from Mont-Joli, Quebec in the Saint Lawrence River valley. Campbellton was settled by the Scottish including surrounding area like Balmoral, Glencoe, and Glenlevit. '''Frédéric Niemeyer''' (born April 24, 1976) is a retired, veteran minor tour and Canada Canadian Davis Cup tennis player who now is a Tennis Canada coach. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Niemeyer hails from Deauville, Sherbrooke, Quebec (Deauville, Quebec). He became Canada's top ranked singles player according to the ATP rankings on January 7, 2002, retaining the position for one year solid, and most recently was thus ranked on January 23, 2006. '''Sugarloaf Senior High School''' http: www.district15.nbed.nb.ca schools.php?id 13 is an English high school, with French Immersion, located in Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada. Its name comes from the nearby Sugarloaf mountain, a local landmark adjacent to the provincial park of the same name. thumb right 350px J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton over the Restigouche River (Image:North Side Of JC Van Horne Bridge.jpg) The '''J.C. Van Horne Bridge''' is a Canadian (Canada) steel through truss steel deck truss bridge crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick and Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec), Quebec. '''Patsy Gallant''' (born August 15, 1948, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian (Canada) pop (pop music) singer (singing) and musical theater actress. Of Acadian ancestry, she has recorded and performed in both English (English language) and French (French language). DATE OF BIRTH August 15, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada DATE OF DEATH Located in the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the county, Kedgwick is approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick) and 15 kilometres east of the Restigouche River along Route 17 (New Brunswick Route 17).


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Scotia) Eastern Shore . Prince Edward Island is largely dominated by farming, fishing, and tourism. In 1875 the region's largest construction project in history was completed when the federal government's Intercolonial Railway (ICR) opened between Moncton and Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick). The following year it would link Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) with Rivière-du-Loup and the Canadian railway network. One of the biggest geographic obstacles presented in the project was the crossing of the Miramichi River. Surveyors deemed the ideal location for bridging to be at the upper reaches of tidewater between Nelson (Nelson, New Brunswick) and Newcastle (Newcastle, New Brunswick), crossing the Southwest Miramichi (Southwest Miramichi River), then a short section of land at Derby, followed by the Northwest Miramichi (Northwest Miramichi River). The combined length of these bridges would be among the largest constructed to date in Canada (surpassed only by the Victoria Bridge (Victoria Bridge, Montreal) in Montreal) and were the first bridges over the Miramichi River, revolutionizing transport in the region. thumb 300px Centennial Bridge (File:June 2009 Miramichi Centennial Bridge.jpg) Miramichi has good highway connections to other major centres in New Brunswick offered via Highways 8 (New Brunswick Route 8) (west to Fredericton; north to Bathurst (Bathurst, New Brunswick) and Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick)) and 11 (New Brunswick Route 11) (south to Moncton, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia). The Plaster Rock – Renous highway (Route 108 (New Brunswick Route 108)) offers the quickest connection to major centres in Quebec, Upper Canada, and points west. Early life The eldest of four children, Lévesque was born in the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Campbellton, New Brunswick and raised 133 km away in New Carlisle, Quebec, in the Gaspé peninsula (Gaspé Peninsula), by his parents, Diane (née Dionne) and Dominic Lévesque, a lawyer. '''Frédéric Niemeyer''' (born April 24, 1976) is a retired, veteran minor tour and Canada Canadian Davis Cup tennis player who now is a Tennis Canada coach. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Niemeyer hails from Deauville, Sherbrooke, Quebec (Deauville, Quebec). He became Canada's top ranked singles player according to the ATP rankings on January 7, 2002, retaining the position for one year solid, and most recently was thus ranked on January 23, 2006. '''Sugarloaf Senior High School''' http: www.district15.nbed.nb.ca schools.php?id 13 is an English high school, with French Immersion, located in Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada. Its name comes from the nearby Sugarloaf mountain, a local landmark adjacent to the provincial park of the same name. thumb right 350px J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton over the Restigouche River (Image:North Side Of JC Van Horne Bridge.jpg) The '''J.C. Van Horne Bridge''' is a Canadian (Canada) steel through truss steel deck truss bridge crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick and Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec), Quebec. '''Patsy Gallant''' (born August 15, 1948, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian (Canada) pop (pop music) singer (singing) and musical theater actress. Of Acadian ancestry, she has recorded and performed in both English (English language) and French (French language). DATE OF BIRTH August 15, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada DATE OF DEATH Located in the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the county, Kedgwick is approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick) and 15 kilometres east of the Restigouche River along Route 17 (New Brunswick Route 17).


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the construction of the J.C. Van Horne Interprovincial bridge commenced which was designed to facilitate travel between Quebec and Northern New Brunswick. The bridge was completed in 1961 and allowed the cross-river town of Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec) to fully integrate itself commercially with the City of Campbellton. The Salmon Festival was inaugurated in 1967 and has been a popular annual week-long event which is enjoyed by tourists and residents alike. Campbellton's


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* day care Campbellton boasts a full 18-hole golf course, the Restigouche Golf Club which was founded in 1923 and overlooks the Restigouche River and the Bay of Chaleur while providing golfers with the province's most spectacular view of the Appalachian Mountain Range and the province of Quebec. Campbellton Tigers dynasty From 1967–68 to 1989–90, the Hardy Cup was awarded to the Intermediate "A" and later Senior "AA" champion of Canada. The Tigers won more championships than any other team with three titles, in 1972, 1977 and 1988. In fact, only the Charlottetown Islanders won the cup more than once with two titles. The Tigers won the Col. J. Bourque Trophy as Eastern Canada Champions a record 4 times. The Eastern Canada champions faced the Western Canada champions for the Hardy Cup for the title of Champions of Canada. The 1972 and 1977 teams were inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame as part of the Campbellton hockey dynasty of the 1970s. New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame: http: www.nbsportshalloffame.nb.ca sports en members view_member.aspx?id 106 Gerry Ouellette, former member of the Boston Bruins, coached all three championship teams and the fourth team in 1978 which lost in the finals. Ouellette was a player-coach for the first title in 1972. '''1971–1972''' The 1972 Campbellton Tigers defeated the Rosetown Red Wings 3 games to 2 in the best of five finals which were held in Rosetown, Saskatchewan. The team was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame in 1998 which included: Robert Allain, Bev Bawn, Georges Bérubé, Dan Burkhart, Charlie Charlong, Van Currie, Martin Doyle, Brian Forster, Stephen Fraser, Gord Gallant, Harry Gray, Owen Jelly, Wayne Keeley, Noonan Maher, Peter Maher (Peter Maher (hockey announcer)), Gerry Ouellette, Jackie Parker, Jean Paul Picard, B. H. Robinson, Lou Roy, Clem Tremblay, David Vick, Donald Wood and John Wood. '''1976–1977''' The 1977 Campbellton Tigers defeated the Warroad Lakers of Warroad, Minnesota 3 games to 1 in the best of five finals which were held in Campbellton, New Brunswick. The Tigers had a record of 49 wins, 5 losses and 1 tie during the regular season and a record of 24 wins and 1 loss in the playoffs. The team was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame in 2002 which included: Robert Allain, Georges Bérubé, Jean-Marie Bouchard, Eric Cameron, Bob Chamberlain, Marcel Dumais, Brian Forster, Mike Frawley, Laurie Gregan, Dennis Henderson, Denis Langlais, Jean-Claude Legacé, Sterling Loga, Mike Morton, Greg McCullough, Noonan Maher, Sandy O'Brien, George Parker, Wayne Parker, Glen Seperich, Dave Stevenson, Luc Tessier, Paul Vautour, John Wood, Dave Wisener, Gerry Ouellette as coach and Arnold Firlotte as manager. Education '''Frédéric Niemeyer''' (born April 24, 1976) is a retired, veteran minor tour and Canada Canadian Davis Cup tennis player who now is a Tennis Canada coach. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Niemeyer hails from Deauville, Sherbrooke, Quebec (Deauville, Quebec). He became Canada's top ranked singles player according to the ATP rankings on January 7, 2002, retaining the position for one year solid, and most recently was thus ranked on January 23, 2006. '''Sugarloaf Senior High School''' http: www.district15.nbed.nb.ca schools.php?id 13 is an English high school, with French Immersion, located in Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada. Its name comes from the nearby Sugarloaf mountain, a local landmark adjacent to the provincial park of the same name. thumb right 350px J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton over the Restigouche River (Image:North Side Of JC Van Horne Bridge.jpg) The '''J.C. Van Horne Bridge''' is a Canadian (Canada) steel through truss steel deck truss bridge crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick and Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec), Quebec. '''Patsy Gallant''' (born August 15, 1948, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian (Canada) pop (pop music) singer (singing) and musical theater actress. Of Acadian ancestry, she has recorded and performed in both English (English language) and French (French language). DATE OF BIRTH August 15, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada DATE OF DEATH Located in the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the county, Kedgwick is approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick) and 15 kilometres east of the Restigouche River along Route 17 (New Brunswick Route 17).


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The City has been ranked 7th out of 180 Canadian Cities in Money Sense's "Best Places to Live 2011" rankings with regards to access to Health Care. Best Places to Live 2011: http: list.moneysense.ca rankings best-places-to-live 2011 Default.aspx?sc1 10&d1 a&sp2 1&eh ch The city is serviced by 2 health care facilities, Campbellton Regional Hospital and the Restigouche Hospital Centre, Campbellton benefits from the 100 bed Campbellton Nursing Home Inc. and many special care homes and personal care centers. Climate


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and the 1760 Celebrations. Other efforts to increase tourism include an 8.5 metre (27.88 ft) salmon statue made of stainless steel. Restigouche Sam, as the statue was christened, was donated to the city to honour Campbellton's historical connection with the "salmon-rich" Restigouche River. Several murals have also been created to beautify the city. Sports The Memorial Civic Centre (Memorial Civic Center) is the most


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, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick), Addington (Addington, New Brunswick), Saint-Quentin (Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick) Political geography In 2008, Liberal support was focused in the eastern and central parts of the riding, particularly in Edmundston, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), and Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick). Support for the Conservatives was centered in the western part of the riding, in a strip


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Scotia) Eastern Shore . Prince Edward Island is largely dominated by farming, fishing, and tourism. In 1875 the region's largest construction project in history was completed when the federal government's Intercolonial Railway (ICR) opened between Moncton and Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick). The following year it would link Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) with Rivière-du-Loup and the Canadian railway network. One of the biggest geographic obstacles presented in the project was the crossing of the Miramichi River. Surveyors deemed the ideal location for bridging to be at the upper reaches of tidewater between Nelson (Nelson, New Brunswick) and Newcastle (Newcastle, New Brunswick), crossing the Southwest Miramichi (Southwest Miramichi River), then a short section of land at Derby, followed by the Northwest Miramichi (Northwest Miramichi River). The combined length of these bridges would be among the largest constructed to date in Canada (surpassed only by the Victoria Bridge (Victoria Bridge, Montreal) in Montreal) and were the first bridges over the Miramichi River, revolutionizing transport in the region. thumb 300px Centennial Bridge (File:June 2009 Miramichi Centennial Bridge.jpg) Miramichi has good highway connections to other major centres in New Brunswick offered via Highways 8 (New Brunswick Route 8) (west to Fredericton; north to Bathurst (Bathurst, New Brunswick) and Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick)) and 11 (New Brunswick Route 11) (south to Moncton, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia). The Plaster Rock – Renous highway (Route 108 (New Brunswick Route 108)) offers the quickest connection to major centres in Quebec, Upper Canada, and points west. Early life The eldest of four children, Lévesque was born in the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Campbellton, New Brunswick and raised 133 km away in New Carlisle, Quebec, in the Gaspé peninsula (Gaspé Peninsula), by his parents, Diane (née Dionne) and Dominic Lévesque, a lawyer. '''Frédéric Niemeyer''' (born April 24, 1976) is a retired, veteran minor tour and Canada Canadian Davis Cup tennis player who now is a Tennis Canada coach. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Niemeyer hails from Deauville, Sherbrooke, Quebec (Deauville, Quebec). He became Canada's top ranked singles player according to the ATP rankings on January 7, 2002, retaining the position for one year solid, and most recently was thus ranked on January 23, 2006. '''Sugarloaf Senior High School''' http: www.district15.nbed.nb.ca schools.php?id 13 is an English high school, with French Immersion, located in Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada. Its name comes from the nearby Sugarloaf mountain, a local landmark adjacent to the provincial park of the same name. thumb right 350px J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton over the Restigouche River (Image:North Side Of JC Van Horne Bridge.jpg) The '''J.C. Van Horne Bridge''' is a Canadian (Canada) steel through truss steel deck truss bridge crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick and Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec), Quebec. '''Patsy Gallant''' (born August 15, 1948, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian (Canada) pop (pop music) singer (singing) and musical theater actress. Of Acadian ancestry, she has recorded and performed in both English (English language) and French (French language). DATE OF BIRTH August 15, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada DATE OF DEATH Located in the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the county, Kedgwick is approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick) and 15 kilometres east of the Restigouche River along Route 17 (New Brunswick Route 17).


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Scotia) Eastern Shore . Prince Edward Island is largely dominated by farming, fishing, and tourism. In 1875 the region's largest construction project in history was completed when the federal government's Intercolonial Railway (ICR) opened between Moncton and Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick). The following year it would link Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) with Rivière-du-Loup and the Canadian railway network. One of the biggest geographic obstacles presented in the project was the crossing of the Miramichi River. Surveyors deemed the ideal location for bridging to be at the upper reaches of tidewater between Nelson (Nelson, New Brunswick) and Newcastle (Newcastle, New Brunswick), crossing the Southwest Miramichi (Southwest Miramichi River), then a short section of land at Derby, followed by the Northwest Miramichi (Northwest Miramichi River). The combined length of these bridges would be among the largest constructed to date in Canada (surpassed only by the Victoria Bridge (Victoria Bridge, Montreal) in Montreal) and were the first bridges over the Miramichi River, revolutionizing transport in the region. thumb 300px Centennial Bridge (File:June 2009 Miramichi Centennial Bridge.jpg) Miramichi has good highway connections to other major centres in New Brunswick offered via Highways 8 (New Brunswick Route 8) (west to Fredericton; north to Bathurst (Bathurst, New Brunswick) and Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick)) and 11 (New Brunswick Route 11) (south to Moncton, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia). The Plaster Rock – Renous highway (Route 108 (New Brunswick Route 108)) offers the quickest connection to major centres in Quebec, Upper Canada, and points west. Early life The eldest of four children, Lévesque was born in the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Campbellton, New Brunswick and raised 133 km away in New Carlisle, Quebec, in the Gaspé peninsula (Gaspé Peninsula), by his parents, Diane (née Dionne) and Dominic Lévesque, a lawyer. '''Frédéric Niemeyer''' (born April 24, 1976) is a retired, veteran minor tour and Canada Canadian Davis Cup tennis player who now is a Tennis Canada coach. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Niemeyer hails from Deauville, Sherbrooke, Quebec (Deauville, Quebec). He became Canada's top ranked singles player according to the ATP rankings on January 7, 2002, retaining the position for one year solid, and most recently was thus ranked on January 23, 2006. '''Sugarloaf Senior High School''' http: www.district15.nbed.nb.ca schools.php?id 13 is an English high school, with French Immersion, located in Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada. Its name comes from the nearby Sugarloaf mountain, a local landmark adjacent to the provincial park of the same name. thumb right 350px J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton over the Restigouche River (Image:North Side Of JC Van Horne Bridge.jpg) The '''J.C. Van Horne Bridge''' is a Canadian (Canada) steel through truss steel deck truss bridge crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick and Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec), Quebec. '''Patsy Gallant''' (born August 15, 1948, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian (Canada) pop (pop music) singer (singing) and musical theater actress. Of Acadian ancestry, she has recorded and performed in both English (English language) and French (French language). DATE OF BIRTH August 15, 1948 PLACE OF BIRTH Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada DATE OF DEATH Located in the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of the county, Kedgwick is approximately 75 kilometres southwest of Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick) and 15 kilometres east of the Restigouche River along Route 17 (New Brunswick Route 17).

Campbellton, New Brunswick

'''Campbellton''' is a Canadian (Canada) city in Restigouche County (Restigouche County, New Brunswick), New Brunswick. New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Campbellton

Situated on the south bank of the Restigouche River opposite Pointe-à-la-Croix (Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec), Quebec, Campbellton was officially incorporated in 1889 and achieved city status in 1958.

Forestry and tourism are major industries in the regional economy, while a pulp mill in nearby Atholville (Atholville, New Brunswick) is the largest single employer in the area. As part of the tourism "industry", wealthy sportfishermen seeking Atlantic Salmon flock to the scenic Restigouche Valley every summer. The region sees extensive annual snowfall. Alpine and Nordic ski facilities at Sugarloaf Provincial Park provide winter recreation opportunities for both visitors and local residents.

Campbellton is also a retail and service centre for Restigouche County.

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