Pembroke, Ontario

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a marina and another one from a large warehouse were blown away during the passage of a supercell storm. Mooney was born in Pembroke, Ontario in 1970, and was raised in Ontario and Nova Scotia. At age twelve, she promoted reforms in the Halifax (Halifax Urban Area) police department.She served as a military member of 723 Halifax Communications Squadron, and provided Radioteletype equipment to Canadian forces during Operation Desert Storm. She


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Experience and Cream (Cream (band)) in April 1968. That summer Cockburn broke up the band with the intention of going solo, but he ended up in the band 3's a Crowd (3's a Crowd (band)) with David Wiffen, Colleen Peterson, and Richard Patterson, who had played with him in The Children. Cockburn left this band in the spring of 1969 to pursue a solo career. Conversely, two of the most famous rock (rock music) musicians from Ontario, Avril Lavigne and Alanis Morissette


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, Canada, and spent some of his early years on a farm outside Pembroke, Ontario. He has stated in interviews that his first guitar was one he found around 1959 in his grandmother's attic, which he adorned with golden stars and used to play along to radio hits. Interview archived at http: canada.aol.com webcentres community chats archive.adp?guest Bruce_Cockburn Cockburn was a student (but did not study music) at Nepean High School (Nepean High School (Ottawa)), where his


heavy metal

autogenerated1 Encyclopaedia Metallum - Goat Horn genre Heavy metal (Heavy metal music), Thrash metal, Doom metal '''Goat Horn''' is a heavy metal (heavy metal (music)) band founded in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada in late 1999. The band was composed of Jason Decay (lead vocal bass), Brandon Wars (guitar) and Steel Rider (drums). Decay, Wars, and Rider had all been


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newspaper is ''The Daily Observer (Pembroke Observer)''. The ''Observer'' also publishes the weekly free advertising paper, ''The News''. Notable citizens from Pembroke thumb right 200px A monument to the pointer boat (Image:Monument-PointerBoat.JPG), part of the historically important logging industry, near the Pembroke Marina. *Jason Blaine, country singer *Sarah Boudens, rower and kayaker who participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics *Harry Cameron, NHL player and Hockey


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in and out of bands on the local scene before forming Goat Horn. What began as a jam of Cathedral and Judas Priest covers quickly developed into a serious project. Their music was influenced by ground-breaking metal bands such as Venom (Venom (band)), Raven, Eudoxis (Canadian thrash metal pioneers), and Celtic Frost. Born in Pembroke, Ontario, a daughter to Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Lionel C. (Lyn) Brasseur and Marie Olive (Aucoin), she joined the Canadian Forces in 1972 as an administrative clerk at a dental unit detachment in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The following year, she was accepted for commissioning under the Officer Candidate training program. She graduated as an Air Weapons Controller in 1974. In 1979, she was accepted for pilot training and received her wings in 1981. In 1988, she took fighter pilot training. She retired from the military in 1994 with 2,500 hours of jet flying. The '''Pembroke Lumber Kings''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pembroke (Pembroke, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Central Canada Hockey League and are the longest running and winningest team in CJHL history as well as 2011 Royal Bank Cup National Junior A Champions. Some notable graduates of the Lumber Kings include: Dainius Zubrus of the New Jersey Devils, Mike Eastwood - a former member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Peter White (Peter White (ice hockey)) - a former member of the Philadelphia Flyers. - Pembroke (Pembroke, Ontario) Ed Jacyno (X) - right 275px thumb w:Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn (File:Bruce Cockburn 2007.jpg) If I had a rocket launcher.. '''Bruce Douglas Cockburn (w:Bruce Cockburn)''' OC (w:Order of Canada) (born May 27, 1945) is a Canadian (w:Canadian people) singer-songwriter and guitarist. As of 2006 he has released 29 albums. Mr. Cockburn was born in Ottawa (w:Ottawa, Ontario) and spent a portion of his childhood on a farm near Pembroke (w:Pembroke, Ontario). He attended Nepean High School (w:Nepean High School (Ottawa)) in Ottawa and Berklee School of Music (w:Berklee College of Music) in Boston (w:Boston). Cockburn was inducted as a Member to the Order of Canada (w:Order of Canada) in 1982 and promoted to Officer in 2002. He is also the recipient of five Honorary Doctorate (w:Honorary Doctorate)s. One of the soldiers was injured in the mortar attack, while three others were hurt in a nearby armoured vehicle by a rocket propelled grenade during the ensuing firefight. The injured have not been identified, but a military official says two are part of the Royal 22nd Regiment based in Valcartier (w:CFB Valcartier), Quebec (w:Quebec), and one is from Canadian Forces Base Petawawa (w:CFB Petawawa) near Pembroke (w:Pembroke, Ontario), Ontario. The injured were evacuated to a hospital at Kandahar Air Field (w:Kandahar International Airport), where their injuries are described as non-life threatening.


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, although the station currently operates out of studios in Ottawa. Radio * FM (FM broadcasting) 88.7 - CBOF-FM-9 (CBOF-FM), Première Chaîne (Chapeau, Quebec) * FM 92.5 - CBCD (CBO-FM), CBC Radio One * FM 96.7 - CHVR (CHVR-FM) ("Star 96"), country music * FM 99.9 - CKQB-1 (CKQB-FM) ("Jump! 106.9"), contemporary hit radio * FM 100.7 - CHRI-2 (CHRI-FM), Christian (Christian music) * FM 104.9 - CIMY (CIMY-FM) ("My FM"


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The '''Pembroke Lumber Kings''' are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Pembroke (Pembroke, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Central Canada Hockey League and are the longest running and winningest team in CJHL history as well as 2011 Royal Bank Cup National Junior A Champions. Some notable graduates of the Lumber Kings include: Dainius Zubrus of the New Jersey Devils, Mike Eastwood - a former member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Peter White (Peter White (ice hockey)) - a former member of the Philadelphia Flyers. - Pembroke (Pembroke, Ontario) Ed Jacyno (X) - right 275px thumb w:Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn (File:Bruce Cockburn 2007.jpg) If I had a rocket launcher.. '''Bruce Douglas Cockburn (w:Bruce Cockburn)''' OC (w:Order of Canada) (born May 27, 1945) is a Canadian (w:Canadian people) singer-songwriter and guitarist. As of 2006 he has released 29 albums. Mr. Cockburn was born in Ottawa (w:Ottawa, Ontario) and spent a portion of his childhood on a farm near Pembroke (w:Pembroke, Ontario). He attended Nepean High School (w:Nepean High School (Ottawa)) in Ottawa and Berklee School of Music (w:Berklee College of Music) in Boston (w:Boston). Cockburn was inducted as a Member to the Order of Canada (w:Order of Canada) in 1982 and promoted to Officer in 2002. He is also the recipient of five Honorary Doctorate (w:Honorary Doctorate)s. One of the soldiers was injured in the mortar attack, while three others were hurt in a nearby armoured vehicle by a rocket propelled grenade during the ensuing firefight. The injured have not been identified, but a military official says two are part of the Royal 22nd Regiment based in Valcartier (w:CFB Valcartier), Quebec (w:Quebec), and one is from Canadian Forces Base Petawawa (w:CFB Petawawa) near Pembroke (w:Pembroke, Ontario), Ontario. The injured were evacuated to a hospital at Kandahar Air Field (w:Kandahar International Airport), where their injuries are described as non-life threatening.


metal music

autogenerated1 Encyclopaedia Metallum - Goat Horn genre Heavy metal (Heavy metal music), Thrash metal, Doom metal '''Goat Horn''' is a heavy metal (heavy metal (music)) band founded in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada in late 1999. The band was composed of Jason Decay (lead vocal bass), Brandon Wars (guitar) and Steel Rider (drums). Decay, Wars, and Rider had all been


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in 1918 destroyed much of Pembroke's downtown. From 2005 to 2007, the Courthouse and Jail (now non-functional) were re-constructed into one building and historic renovations were also completed. Visitors on weekdays can view original 1867 jail cells in the basement, and the original courtroom, complete with a huge replica of the original brass light fixture. County meetings were held here for many years. Three hangings occurred at the indoor gallows inside the Courthouse, two in the 1870s

Pembroke, Ontario

'''Pembroke''' (2011 population (Canada 2011 Census) 16,146; CA (Census Agglomeration) population 24,017) is a city in the province of Ontario, Canada, at the confluence of the Muskrat River and the Ottawa River in the Ottawa Valley. Pembroke is the location of the administrative headquarters of Renfrew County, though the city itself is politically independent (Independent city). It is one-hundred fifty kilometres northwest of Ottawa.

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