Dalhousie, New Brunswick

What is Dalhousie, New Brunswick known for?


liberal support

area of the city demo-cd Madawaska (Madawaska County, New Brunswick), Restigouche (Restigouche County, New Brunswick) demo-csd Edmundston, 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


sponsorship

to any sort of practical success was on March 23, 1896, when one George Moffat (George Moffat, Jr.), an MP from Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, put forth a motion (in response to Monk's copious letter to he and his colleagues) in Parliament to discuss Canadian sponsorship of an international tribunal, convened in Jerusalem. Though it was the first time such a proposition had been discussed in a legislative body of the English-speaking world, the motion was sidelined


current time

surplus. However, a deal was struck between CN and the Port of Dalhousie for this section of line to remain open under a leasing agreement ( November 2011) The town's only remaining industry is the Dalhousie Generating Station, a thermal power plant operated by NB Power, which is in the process of being decommissioned. While there are several smaller employers, the largest employer in the town at the current time is the Dalhousie Nursing Home. Transportation The town benefits from its geography by having a deep sea port located adjacent to the pulp and paper mill. It is also served by the New Brunswick East Coast Railway and is located on the Highway 11 (New Brunswick Route 11) arterial highway. Via Rail Canada provides passenger train service 6 days week with stops at Charlo (Charlo, New Brunswick) immediately east of the town and in Campbellton to the west. The Charlo Airport is located several kilometres east of the town for private and charter service with scheduled air service available at the Bathurst Airport (Bathurst Airport (New Brunswick)). Education Dalhousie has two elementary schools (Académie Notre Dame and L.E.Reinsborough), one middle school (Dalhousie Middle School), and two high schools (Dalhousie Regional High School and École Aux Quatre Vents). Religion Christianity is the dominant religion, with the Roman Catholic Church being the largest denomination. Protestant denominations include the Anglican Church of Canada, United Church of Canada, Presbyterian Church in Canada and several evangelical groups. Notable people '''Donald Arseneault''' (born in Dalhousie, New Brunswick) is a New Brunswick politician. He is the member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick for the riding (Riding (division)) of Dalhousie-Restigouche East. '''Balmoral''' (2006 population: 1,706) is a Canadian (Canada) village in Restigouche County (Restigouche County, New Brunswick), New Brunswick. New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Balmoral It is located approximately 10 kilometres south of Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick). Although Balmoral's population presently meets the requirements for "town" status under the Municipalities Act of the Province of New Brunswick, the community has not yet made any change to its municipal status. The village also contains the communities of Blair Athol (Blair Athol, New Brunswick), Saint-Maure (Saint-Maure, New Brunswick), Selwood (Selwood, New Brunswick), and Upper Balmoral (Upper Balmoral, New Brunswick). School District 15 (New Brunswick School District 15) Headquarters: Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick) (formerly in Bathurst (Bathurst, New Brunswick)) *Coronation Park Elementary School - Bathurst (Bathurst, New Brunswick) (K-5)


innovations

973&pane 3 thumb right '''Snow blower''' in Rocky Mountain National Park (Image:Snow blower 1933.jpg), 1933 Robert Carr Harris of Dalhousie, New Brunswick patented a "Railway Screw Snow Excavator" in 1870. Various other innovations also occurred. Mario Theriault, ''Great Maritme Inventions 1833-1950'', Goose Lane Editions, 2001, p. 61 However, it is Arthur Sicard (1876–1946) who is generally credited as the inventor of the first


industry

of the shore. Dalhousie has been called "a waterfront town without a waterfront." The mill also meant that the town had a high average income. It brought a new and different kind of prosperity. Still, Dalhousie was in the situation of many one-industry towns – dependent on the success of that one main sector of its economy. (For information concerning the 2008 mill closure, see Economy section) The hilly town site was first laid out in 1826

thumb left 240px Past Industrial view of Dalhousie Until January 31, 2008, the economy was dominated by the forestry industry, namely a large pulp and paper mill spanning the waterfront along the Restigouche River. This mill was built to produce newsprint by the New Brunswick International Paper Co. in 1928 (a subsidiary of International Paper). Dalhousie was prosperous for many decades due to the mill and the employment opportunities it created. The mill underwent ownership

surplus. However, a deal was struck between CN and the Port of Dalhousie for this section of line to remain open under a leasing agreement ( November 2011) The town's only remaining industry is the Dalhousie Generating Station, a thermal power plant operated by NB Power, which is in the process of being decommissioned. While there are several smaller employers, the largest employer in the town at the current time is the Dalhousie Nursing Home. Transportation The town benefits from


expertise

sub-region within the Maritimes has developed over time to exploit different resources and expertise. Saint John became a centre of the timber trade and shipbuilding and is currently a centre for oil refining and some manufacturing. The northern New Brunswick communities of Edmundston, Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick), Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick), Bathurst (Bathurst, New Brunswick), and Miramichi (Miramichi, New Brunswick) are focused on the pulp and paper industry


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, and Parliament adjourned soon afterward. It included were mainline between Campbellton (Campbellton, New Brunswick) and Pacific Junction near Moncton. Important spurs connected Dalhousie Junction (Dalhousie Junction, New Brunswick) and Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick), Nepisiguit Junction (Nepisiguit Junction, New Brunswick) and Brunswick Mines, and Nelson-Miramichi, New Brunswick Nelson


industries

adjustment. Due to the closure of this mill, hundreds were left without work in the local economy and were forced to move. The mill has since been completely demolished. Following the closure of the pulp and paper mill in 2008, Pioneer Chemicals closed a processing plant on the western edge of the town. As a result of the closures of these industries, the New Brunswick East Coast Railway and its subsequent owner CN Rail announced that it was declaring the railway spur into the town

and some mining activity. Moncton was a centre for railways and has changed its focus to becoming a multi-modal transportation centre with associated manufacturing and retail interests. The Halifax metropolitan area has come to dominate peninsular Nova Scotia as a retail and service centre, but that province's industries were spread out from the coal and steel industries of industrial Cape Breton (Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia) and Pictou (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) counties, the mixed

practical snow blower. In 1925 Sicard completed his first prototype, based on a concept he described in 1894. He founded Sicard Industries in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec and by 1927 his vehicles were in use removing snow from the roadways of the town of Outremont (Outremont (borough)), now a borough of Montreal. His company is now a division of SMI-Snowblast, Inc. of Watertown, New York.


640

;. The 2007 merger of Bowater and Abitibi Consolidated resulted in the decision by the newly merged company to announce the closure of the Dalhousie newsprint mill on November 29, 2007 due to apparent market conditions. The mill, which produced 640 tonnes of newsprint per day for shipment by rail, truck and ship to domestic and international markets, was officially closed on January 31, 2008. Consequently the economy of the town of Dalhousie is facing uncertainty during the post-industrial


moffat

to any sort of practical success was on March 23, 1896, when one George Moffat (George Moffat, Jr.), an MP from Dalhousie (Dalhousie, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, put forth a motion (in response to Monk's copious letter to he and his colleagues) in Parliament to discuss Canadian sponsorship of an international tribunal, convened in Jerusalem. Though it was the first time such a proposition had been discussed in a legislative body of the English-speaking world, the motion was sidelined

Dalhousie, New Brunswick

'''Dalhousie''' is a Canadian (Canada) town located in Restigouche County (Restigouche County, New Brunswick), New Brunswick. New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Dalhousie

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