FACTOID # 13: New York has America's lowest percentage of residents who are veterans.
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 


FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:



(* = Graphable)



Encyclopedia > Capreol, Ontario

Capreol is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal it began, loyal it remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... Motto: Come, let us build together. ...

From 1918 to 2000, Capreol existed as an independent town. It was a major railway depot on the Canadian National Railway line, and was named for Frederick Chase Capreol, the original promoter of the Northern Railway of Canada. 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Missing image Canadian National Railways logo or herald (used pre-1960) Missing image Network Map of Canadian National Railway The Canadian National Railway (CN; AAR reporting marks CN, CNA, CNIS), known as Canadian National Railways (CNR) between 1918 and 1960, and Canadian National/Canadien National (CN) from 1960 to present... Lady Elgin breaks the sod for the Northern Railway of Canada, Toronto, 1851 Frederick Chase Capreol (10 June 1803 – 12 October 1886) was an English-born Canadian businessman and railway promoter. ... The Northern Railway of Canada was a historical Canadian railway located in the province of Ontario. ...

Although the town was originally an independent community with its own thriving economy, it gradually became a satellite community to the more rapidly growing city of Sudbury, approximately 40 kilometres to the south. Greater Sudbury (2001 census population 155,219) is a city in Northern Ontario. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ...

In 1973, the boundaries of the town of Capreol were expanded to include the nearby villages of Selwood and Milnet, and the town was incorporated into the Regional Municipality of Sudbury. 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Selwood is a former community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Milnet is a ghost town in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... The Regional Municipality of Sudbury was a Regional Municipality in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1973 to 2000. ...

On January 1, 2001, the towns and cities of the Regional Municipality were amalgamated into the single-tier city of Greater Sudbury. In recent years, Capreol citizens have voiced thier concerns that Sudbury does not take care of them. For example, they cite lack of a police presence and increasing vandilism as areas that Sudbury needs to improve on. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Capreol is the location of the Northern Ontario Railway Museum. It has a population of roughly 3000 people, most of whom are retired.

Former Mayors

incomplete list

  • James E. Coyne
  • Harold Prescott
  • Norman Fawcett
  • Frank Mazzuca
  • Dave Kilgour

  Results from FactBites:
Welcome to Ontario (2055 words)
Both Quebec and Ontario were required by section 93 of the BNA Act to safeguard existing educational rights and privileges of the Protestant and Catholic minorities.
Ontario's right to Northwestern Ontario was determined by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in 1884 and confirmed by the Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Ontario is bounded on the north by Hudson Bay and James Bay, on the east by Quebec, on the west by Manitoba, and on the south by the American states of Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.
Capreolonline: Your news magazine for the Capreol area (370 words)
Open to all boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13.
Capreol Citizens On Patrol (COP) Program is looking for volunteers.
The first Capreol Youth Artsfest will be held on Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th.
  More results at FactBites »



Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m