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The Terminus of the Underground Railroad

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The British built the first Fort Erie in 1764 to protect lines of communication along the Niagara River. The original...
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The heart of Ontario's wine country

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Jacob Beam, son of Bartram, a Loyalist of Pennsylvania and Dutch extraction, came to Upper Canada in 1788 and two...
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Welland civic centre

Welland Civic Square

Posted on Sep 18, 2015
The completion of construction of the new Civic Square in 2005 was an integral step towards the revitalization of the...
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Welland history

Welland Canal

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The City of Welland is the outgrowth of a settlement which set off about the year 1788 by the United...
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Niagara falls history

The honeymoon capital

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Tourism has long been the main industry in the Niagara Falls Region and it has played a vital role in...
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Brampton history

The Flower Town of Canada

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Brampton's history started in the early 1800 when the first settlers arrived here. Brampton takes its name from an English...
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Caledon history

The History of Caledon

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The Town of Caledon was formed in 1974 when five municipalities amalgamated: the Townships of Albion, Caledon, Chinguacousy, the Village...
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Algonquianvillage

At the mouth of the great river

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
At the time of the arrival of the Europeans in the 1600s, both Iroquoian and Algonquian-speaking peoples already lived in...
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Peel History

Posted on Sep 15, 2015
Named after a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Sir Robert Peel, Peel County was created in 1851. The Region...
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Oshawa history

The Crossing Place

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Oshawa was mainly a farming community until its landscape was transformed by the automotive industry throughout the 20th century. In...
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Whitby history

The White Village

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The town of Whitby steadily grew throughout the 1900's and in these early years, much of its commerce was based...
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Ajax history

HMS Ajax: A War Born Community

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
Up until World War II, Ajax was a rural farming area outside of Toronto and a part of the Pickering...
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Pickering history

The early years in Pickering

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
For much of its history, Pickering was primarily a rural, farming region of Ontario. However after World War II, the...
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Durham history

Durham History

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The Durham region has changed a lot over the last two centuries. In its early years, the Durham region was...
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Despard brewery

Canada's Busiest Province

Posted on Feb 1, 2016
The Loyalists gave the province its Anglo-Saxon character, which was reinforced by waves of immigration from the United States and,...
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May 2016: Massive Surge in Luxury Real Estate Demand in Georgina

Posted on Jun 9, 2016
Continuing the conclusions from last month’s report, higher-end and luxurious properties have played a consistent role in Georgina’s Spring Market....