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Encyclopedia > Clarington, Ontario
Municipality of Clarington, Ontario
Motto: Leading the Way
Map showing Clarington's location in Durham Region
Coordinates: 43°56′06″N, 78°36′30″W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Durham Region
Established 1974
Mayor Jim Abernethy
Governing body Clarington Council
MP Bev Oda (Durham)
MPP John O'Toole (Durham)
Area  
 - City 611.06 km²  (235.9 sq mi)
Elevation 106 m  (348 ft)
Population  
 - City (2001) 69,834 (in 2001, source)
 - Density 114.3/km² (296.0/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Website: clarington.net

clarington-tourism.ca A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... I, the creator of this image, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... The Regional Municipality of Durham, commonly called Durham Region (2003 population 525,000), is a regional political area located east of Toronto, Ontario. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Hon. ... Durham is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ... A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... John OToole is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Durham is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The metre, or meter (US), is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | UTC | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7:30 | +8 | +8:30 | +8...  Areas that observe daylight saving time  Areas that once observed daylight saving time  Areas that have never observed daylight saving time A 2001 public service announcement for the upcoming turning back of the clocks Daylight saving time (DST), also known as summer time or, daylight savings time, is a widely... for North America see also: Atlantic Standard Time Zone and Eastern Daylight Time Categories: Time zones ...

The Municipality of Clarington (estimated 2005 population 80,000) is a municipality in Ontario, Canada in the Regional Municipality of Durham. It gained its present name in 1993 after having been known as the Town of Newcastle from 1974-93. The name change was intended to alleviate long-standing confusion between the municipality as a whole and the included village of the same name. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... Durham Regional Municipality, also called Durham Region (2003 population 525,000), is a regional political area located east of Toronto, Ontario. ...


The name "Clarington" is a portmanteau of the names of the two historical townships that made up the geographic area: "Clarke" and "Darlington". Look up Portmanteau word in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


The municipality consists of several urban communities, including:

as well as a large rural area. Bowmanville is a town, now part of the Municipality of Clarington in the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario and located about 55 km east of Toronto. ... Newcastle is a community located east about 80 km E of Toronto and about 18 km E of Oshawa and E of Bowmanville on the Highway 401 linking Toronto and Kingston. ... Courtice (pronounced Curtis) is a suburban community located about 60 km E of Toronto adjacent to Oshawa and W of Bowmanville in the Municipality of Clarington. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


It is part of the Oshawa, Ontario Census Metropolitan Area. Oshawa (2004 population 150,000, metropolitan population 296,298) is a city on Lake Ontario located 56 kilometres east of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


Major employers in Clarington include the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station and several medium-to-large sized manufacturing businesses; however, most residents travel to points west in Durham Region or to Toronto for employment. Darlington Nuclear Generating Station is a Canadian electrical generating station located in Bowmanville, Ontario. ...


Local government

Clarington is governed by an elected municipal Council consisting of a Mayor, and local Councillors representing each of the Municipality's four wards. In addition, two Regional Councillors each represent a pair of wards. The Mayor and the Regional councillors sit on both Clarington Council and Durham Region Council. A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is in modern times the title of the highest ranking municipal officer, who discharges certain judicial and administrative functions, in many systems an elected politician, who serves as chief executive and/or ceremonial official of many types of municipalities. ... A councillor is a member of a council (such as a city council), particularly in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and other parts of the Commonwealth. ... In Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, a ward is an electoral area of a borough, city, council, county, district, parish, shire or town (Local Government Area). ... The Regional Municipality of Durham, commonly called Durham Region (2003 population 525,000), is a regional political area located east of Toronto, Ontario. ...


The current council was elected on November 13th, 2004. The members of the council are:


Mayor: Jim Abernethy


Members of Council:

Bowmanville is a town, now part of the Municipality of Clarington in the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario and located about 55 km east of Toronto. ... Courtice (pronounced Curtis) is a suburban community located about 60 km E of Toronto adjacent to Oshawa and W of Bowmanville in the Municipality of Clarington. ... Newcastle is a community located east about 80 km E of Toronto and about 18 km E of Oshawa and E of Bowmanville on the Highway 401 linking Toronto and Kingston. ... Bowmanville is a town, now part of the Municipality of Clarington in the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario and located about 55 km east of Toronto. ... Courtice (pronounced Curtis) is a suburban community located about 60 km E of Toronto adjacent to Oshawa and W of Bowmanville in the Municipality of Clarington. ... Bowmanville is a town, now part of the Municipality of Clarington in the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario and located about 55 km east of Toronto. ... Bowmanville is a town, now part of the Municipality of Clarington in the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario and located about 55 km east of Toronto. ... Newcastle is a community located east about 80 km E of Toronto and about 18 km E of Oshawa and E of Bowmanville on the Highway 401 linking Toronto and Kingston. ...

External links

Scugog / Kawartha Lakes
Oshawa

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South Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Download high resolution version (900x1200, 65 KB)Description: Illustration for Armillary sphere Source: Scanned by me (looxix) from the Encyclopédie. ... Scugog, township in south-central Ontario, in the Regional Municipality of Durham in the Greater Toronto Area. ... Location of Kawartha Lakes in Ontario The City of Kawartha Lakes is a city in east-central Ontario, Canada, and makes up the former County of Victoria. ... Download high resolution version (900x1200, 65 KB)Description: Illustration for Armillary sphere Source: Scanned by me (looxix) from the Encyclopédie. ... Oshawa (2004 population 150,000, metropolitan population 296,298) is a city on Lake Ontario located 56 kilometres east of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Image File history File links Template_CanadianCityGeoLocation_North. ... Image File history File links Template_CanadianCityGeoLocation_West. ... Image File history File links Template_CanadianCityGeoLocation_East. ... Image File history File links Template_CanadianCityGeoLocation_South. ...

Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan / Port Hope
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Clarington, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (289 words)
The Municipality of Clarington (estimated 2005 population 80,000) is a municipality in Ontario, Canada in the Regional Municipality of Durham.
The name "Clarington" is a portmanteau of the names of the two historical townships that made up the geographic area: "Clarke" and "Darlington".
Clarington is governed by an elected municipal Council consisting of a Mayor, and local Councillors representing each of the Municipality's four wards.
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