Fergus, Ontario

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Stanley Cups. * Jamie McGinn, current member of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche. * Tye McGinn, OHL Player of the Ottawa 67's, Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL, and current member of the Adirondack Phantoms AHL * Brock McGinn, OHL player of the Guelph Storm *Mason Hambly, Canadian Snowboarder *Ariel Waller, actress (''Life with Derek''). * Arthur Black (Arthur Black (humorist)), writer radio host (CBC Radio). *J.M. Frey, science fiction fantasy


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on Union Street East in Fergus. Dr. Abraham Groves (1847-1935) was a pioneer of many forms of healthcare in Fergus, and was recognized for his skill and ability as a surgeon. He opened his own hospital, the Royal Alexandria in 1902 and included a nursing school. Before Dr. Groves died in 1935, he gave the hospital to the community. It was then rebuilt as Grove's Memorial Community Hospital. Media 92.9 the Grand fm Established as a Not For Profit organization in December 2009. Founder


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Community Profiles work Statistics Canada publisher Government of Canada accessdate 2010-09-10 class "wikitable" style "margin-left:2em" - Population: 10,017 (12.8% from 1996) - Land area: 7.23 km² - Population density: 1,383.4 people km² - Median age: 35.2 (males: 34.2, females: 36.0) - Total private dwellings: 3,764 - Mean household income: $53,115 Education Fergus and Centre Wellington have two major

school boards that operate inside the municipality at a public level. The Wellington Catholic District School Board administers Catholic education in Guelph and Wellington County, operating St. Joseph's Catholic Elementary School (JK-8). The Upper Grand District School Board administers to the area surrounding the upper Grand River operating in Fergus, J. D. Hogarth Public School (K-8), John Black Public School, James McQueen Public School (K-6), Victoria Terrace Public School (K-6). High Schools *Centre Wellington District High School (C.W.D.H.S.) is located in the newer suburbs on the south-east edge of the town. It is home to the Falcons and has a student population of roughly 1500. *Emmanuel Christian High School (E.C.H.S) is a private Canadian Reformed Christian school located on the east side of Fergus and has a student population of roughly 200. Health Care Fergus is home to Grove's Memorial Community Hospital, a health care centre located on Union Street East in Fergus. Dr. Abraham Groves (1847-1935) was a pioneer of many forms of healthcare in Fergus, and was recognized for his skill and ability as a surgeon. He opened his own hospital, the Royal Alexandria in 1902 and included a nursing school. Before Dr. Groves died in 1935, he gave the hospital to the community. It was then rebuilt as Grove's Memorial Community Hospital. Media 92.9 the Grand fm Established as a Not For Profit organization in December 2009. Founder of the radio station include: Scott Jensen, Vic Folliott, and Bill Valedis. Print *''Fergus Elora News Express'' *''Guelph Mercury'' - serves Guelph and Wellington County *''Wellington Advertiser'' - serves Wellington County Attractions thumb Wellington County Museum and Archives in Aboyne (File:Wellington cnty Museum Archives jun2009 tac.jpg) Fergus is best known for the annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games, held in August. The games represent the largest gathering of clans in the world outside of Scotland and Cape Breton Island. Fox has a wife, Carol, and daughter, Sarah. He and his wife live in Fergus, Ontario, just outside of Toronto, in an 1860s farmhouse.


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Fox has a wife, Carol, and daughter, Sarah. He and his wife live in Fergus, Ontario, just outside of Toronto, in an 1860s farmhouse.


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degree in Philosophy. "About Michael", Michael Chong (online biography), accessed 2008. Chong has worked in information technology, holding senior positions at Barclays Bank and Research Capital Corporation. Prior to his election, he worked as Chief Information Officer for the National Hockey League Players Association and was a senior technology consultant at the Greater Toronto Airports Authority GTAA

for the redevelopment of Toronto Pearson International Airport. "About Michael", Michael Chong (online biography), accessed 2006. Biography Sims was born in Fergus (Fergus, Ontario), Ontario, and was educated at Brant School near Stonewall and in Winnipeg. He received a Teachers' Certificate, and also worked as a farmer. Sims served as a councillor in the Rural Municipality of Swan River, Manitoba Swan River


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on Union Street East in Fergus. Dr. Abraham Groves (1847-1935) was a pioneer of many forms of healthcare in Fergus, and was recognized for his skill and ability as a surgeon. He opened his own hospital, the Royal Alexandria in 1902 and included a nursing school. Before Dr. Groves died in 1935, he gave the hospital to the community. It was then rebuilt as Grove's Memorial Community Hospital. Media 92.9 the Grand fm Established as a Not For Profit organization in December 2009. Founder

; but he was also a charismatic figure with an easy ability to communicate with people. Others, however, did not fully approve of Alexander; editor Hugh Templin, from Fergus, Ontario, met with Alexander during Templin's time as a special correspondent with the Canadian Press during the Second World War, and he said of the encounter: "Lord Alexander impressed us considerably, if not too favourably. He was an aristocratic type, who didn't like


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by profession. Webster took up residence here and supervised the settlement's early development. thumb left St Andrew Street East (File:Fergus Ontario St Andrew St E.jpg) The first house of this predominantly Scottish community was erected in 1833. A hotel was built in 1834 and a sawmill, grist mill, church and school followed in 1835. They soon established a vibrant economy, using the waterfalls on the Grand River as power for local industry. The Scots built solid stone houses, factories and other


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Fergusites * Craig Norris, lead singer of The Kramdens, Host of The Morning Edition on CBC Radio One. * Lori Bowden, professional triathlete, Ironman Triathlon World Champion. * Ed Chadwick, former National Hockey League goalie who played most notably with the Toronto Maple Leafs. * Ryan Joyce, critically acclaimed magician and illusionist. * Ryan Laird, country musician. * Bucko McDonald, former Member of Parliament and NHL defenceman who won three Stanley Cups. * Jamie McGinn, current member of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche. * Tye McGinn, OHL Player of the Ottawa 67's, Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL, and current member of the Adirondack Phantoms AHL * Brock McGinn, OHL player of the Guelph Storm *Mason Hambly, Canadian Snowboarder *Ariel Waller, actress (''Life with Derek''). * Arthur Black (Arthur Black (humorist)), writer radio host (CBC Radio). *J.M. Frey, science fiction fantasy author and fanthropologist. Twin cities * Fox has a wife, Carol, and daughter, Sarah. He and his wife live in Fergus, Ontario, just outside of Toronto, in an 1860s farmhouse.


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) is the largest community in Centre Wellington, a township within Wellington County (Wellington County, Ontario) in Ontario, Canada. It lies on the Grand River (Grand River (Ontario)) about 25 km north of Guelph. History The first settlers to this area were freed slaves who formed what was known as the Pierpoint Settlement, named after their leader, Richard Pierpoint. Along with a half dozen other men, Pierpoint was granted land in Garafraxa Township somewhere around

north of Fergus) in 1840. Originally Fergus was known as Little Falls, because of the scenic (water) falls downtown, between the Public Library and the Fergus Market. The settlement's name was changed to honour one of its founders, Adam Fergusson. Other names that (parts of) Fergus have been known as include Nichol Township, Aboyne, Garafraxa Township and Pierpoint Settlement. Geography Fergus is located north of Guelph and sits on the Grand River. It is near many natural settings

school boards that operate inside the municipality at a public level. The Wellington Catholic District School Board administers Catholic education in Guelph and Wellington County, operating St. Joseph's Catholic Elementary School (JK-8). The Upper Grand District School Board administers to the area surrounding the upper Grand River operating in Fergus, J. D. Hogarth Public School (K-8), John Black Public School, James McQueen Public School (K-6), Victoria Terrace Public School (K-6

Fergus, Ontario

'''Fergus''' (2011 (Canada 2011 Census) population 19,126) is the largest community in Centre Wellington, a township within Wellington County (Wellington County, Ontario) in Ontario, Canada. It lies on the Grand River (Grand River (Ontario)) about 25 km north of Guelph.

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