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Encyclopedia > Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario

Flag and Coat of Arms
Heraldic Motto: Unity, Responsibility, Loyalty
Corporate Motto: Building Communities, Building Lives

Location of the Niagara Region within Ontario
Area: 1,852 sq. km.
Population

 - Total (2001)
 - Cdn. CD Rank:
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- Density

410,570
Ranked 13th Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ...

220.4/km²
MPs
Dean Allison, Rick Dykstra, John Maloney, Rob Nicholson
MPPs
Jim Bradley, Kim Craitor, Tim Hudak, Peter Kormos, Jennifer Mossop
Regional Chair Peter Partington
Governing body Niagara Regional Council
Regional Niagara

The Regional Municipality of Niagara (2001 population 410,574), also known as Niagara Region, or (colloquially) Regional Niagara, is an area covering 12 municipalities located in southern Ontario in Canada. The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Dean Allison (born February 18, 1965) is a Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons from the riding of Niagara West—Glanbrook. ... Rick Dykstra is a Canadian politician. ... John Maloney John David Maloney (born January 5, 1945 in Welland, Ontario) is a Canadian politician. ... Hon. ... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... James J. Bradley (born February 19, 1945 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a long-time Ontario Liberal Party politician and MPP in the Ontario legislature. ... Kim Craitor is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Timothy Tim Hudak, MPP, is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Peter Kormos (born October 7, 1952 in Welland, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Jennifer Mossop is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Peter Partington (September 9, 1939—) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Niagara Regional Council is the governing body of the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Ontario, Canada. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Southern Ontario is the portion of the Canadian province of Ontario which lies south of the French River and Algonquin Park. ...


The region occupies most of the Niagara Peninsula. Its eastern boundary is the Niagara River, which is also the border with the United States. It is bounded on the north by Lake Ontario and on the south by Lake Erie. The Niagara Peninsula is the portion of Ontario, Canada lying on the south shore of Lake Ontario. ... View from near Horseshoe Falls looking across the Niagara River toward Rainbow Bridge in winter Niagara Glens features many treacherous rapids downstream of Niagara Falls The Niagara River flows to the north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. ... Lake Ontario seen from near Wolcott, New York Lake Ontario (French: lac Ontario), bounded on the north by Ontario and on the south by Ontarios Niagara Peninsula and by New York State, is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. ... Lake Erie, looking southward from a high rural bluff near Leamington, Ontario Lake Erie (pronounced ) is one of the five large freshwater Great Lakes in North America, which are among the largest in the world. ...


The most important agricultural enterprise in Niagara is viticulture, or wine-growing. Canadian wines outscored the very best French wine at the historic St. Catharines Wine Tasting of 2005. The region's Wine Country is one of the major tourist attractions, along with the Shaw Festival and the internationally-renowned Niagara Falls. wine grapes Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) refers to the cultivation of grapes, often for use in the production of wine. ... While most of Canada is too cold for grape growing, Canadian wine is produced in Southern Ontario and southern British Columbia. ... France is one of the oldest wine producing regions of Europe, and also is generally considered to be one of the most prestigious, if not the best. ... The St. ... The Shaw Festival is a major Canadian theatre festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, the second largest repertory theatre company in North America. ... For other uses, see Niagara Falls (disambiguation). ...

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Geography

Cities

Towns Niagara Falls, Ontario from Niagara Falls State Park in winter Location of Niagara Falls in the Niagara Region Niagara Falls, Ontario (2001 population 78,815) is a city on the Niagara River, in the Golden Horseshoe region. ... Location of Port Colborne in the Niagara Region Port Colborne (2004 population 24,797) is a city on Lake Erie, at the southern end of the Welland Canal, in southern Ontario, Canada in Niagara Region. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Industry and Liberality Location City Information Established: Settled in 1797 Incorporated in 1845 Area: 97. ... Categories: Canada geography stubs | Cities in Ontario ... Welland (formally The Corporation of City of Welland; 2001 population 48,402) is a city in the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Ontario, Canada. ...

Townships Location of Fort Erie in the Niagara Region Fort Erie (2001 population 28,143) is a town on the Niagara River in the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada. ... Location of Grimsby in the Niagara Region Grimsby (2001 population 21,297) is a town on Lake Ontario in the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada. ... Location of Lincoln in the Niagara Region Lincoln is a town on Lake Ontario on the Niagara Peninsula. ... Niagara-on-the-Lake in the Niagara Region Niagara-on-the-Lake Niagara-on-the-Lake (2001 population 13,839) is a town where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario in the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada. ... Location of Pelham in the Niagara Region Nestled between two of the Great Lakes, Erie and Ontario; Pelham is the heart of the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario, Canada on the Welland River. ...

In total, the region has an area of 1850 square kilometres. The regional seat is in Thorold, where the Niagara Regional Council meets. Categories: Canada geography stubs | Ontario communities ... West Lincoln, township on the Niagara Peninsula of southern Ontario, in the Regional Municipality of Niagara situated half way between Hamilton, and Welland. ... The Niagara Regional Council is the governing body of the Regional Municipality of Niagara in Ontario, Canada. ...


Demographics

Data from the Canada 2001 Census. The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ...


Racial Groups

  • White: 349,390 or 95.9%
  • Black: 2,990 or 0.8%
  • mixed: 2,665 or 0.7%
  • Chinese: 2,345 or 0.6%
  • Asian: 2,320 or 0.6%
  • (based on single responses)

Religious Profile White is a color, (more accurately it contains all the colors of the visible spectrum and is sometimes described as an achromatic color—black is the absence of color) that has high brightness but zero hue. ... Black is a colour with several subtle differences in meaning. ... Beyoncé Knowles is of mixed White and African American ancestry. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Asian people. ...

Top Ten Largest Ethnicities Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian: مسلمان) is an adherent of Islam. ...

The English are an ethnic group associated with England and the English language. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Attractions

Airports

St. ... Welland/Niagara Central Airport, (ICAO CNQ3, IATA N/A), is located 3. ... Niagara Falls/Niagara South Airport, (ICAO CNF9, IATA N/A), is located near Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. ...

Education

Brock campus from the air, prior to the construction of Lowenberger Residence Brock University is a modern comprehensive university located in St. ... FREE YAYO Niagara College is a College of Applied Arts and Technology within the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario. ...

History and Trails

  • Fort George National Historic Site (Niagara-on-the-Lake)
  • Fort Mississauga National Historic Site (Niagara-on-the-Lake)
  • Greater Niagara Circle Route
  • Navy Island National Historic Site (Niagara Falls)
  • Niagara Parkway
  • Niagara Wine Route
  • Queenston Heights National Historic Site (Niagara-on-the-Lake)
  • Waterfront Trial
  • Welland Canal Parkway

Fort George is a historic military structure at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, that was the scene of several battles during the War of 1812. ... Navy Island. ... Niagara Parkway is a route along the Niagara River from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Fort Erie. ... The Queenston Heights is a geographical feature of the Niagara Escarpment immediately above the village of Queenston, Ontario, Canada. ... Lock 3 of the Welland Canal, with the Garden City Skyway bridge in background. ...

Other

  • Clifton Hill (Niagara Falls)
  • Lundy's Lane Tourist District (Niagara Falls)
  • Niagara Olde Town (Niagara-on-the-Lake)
  • Welland Canal Centre (St. Catharines)
  • Wet and Wild (Lincoln)

Clifton Hill is the major tourist attraction in Niagara Falls, Ontario. ... The Battle of Lundys Lane was a battle of the War of 1812 on July 25, 1814, fought in present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario. ...

Protected areas

  • Short Hills Provincial Park
  • Wainfleet Bog Provincial Wildlife Preserve
  • Ball's Falls Conservation Area
  • Chippawa Creek Conservation Area
  • Long Beach Conservation Area
  • Morgan's Point Conservation Area
  • Cave Springs Conservation Area
  • St. John's Conservation Area
  • Rockway Conservation Area
  • Louth Conservation Area
  • Mountainview Conservation Area
  • Beamer Memorial Conservation Area
  • Woodend Conservation Area
  • Woolverton Conservation Area
  • Wainfleet Wetlands
  • Humberstone & Willoughby Wetlands
  • Mud Lake Wetlands
  • E.C. Brown Conservation Area
  • United Empire Loyalist Conservation Area
  • Port Davidson Weir Conservation Area
  • Sugar Bush Conservation Area
  • Stevensville Conservation Area
  • Virgil Dams Conservation Area
  • Happy Rolph's Bird Sancuary

Short Hills Provincial Park is a park located in the centre of the Niagara Peninsula, near the city of Thorold in the Niagara Region in southern Ontario. ...

Highways

400-series expressways

Image:Highway-405. ... Highway 406 as part of the 400-series network Highway 406 near downtown St. ... Highway 420 as part of the 400-series network Highway 420 is a 400-Series Highway in Ontario, Canada. ... The Queen Elizabeth Way as part of the 400-series network The Queen Elizabeth Way (commonly referred to as the QEW, Q, QE, or Queen-E) is a vital 400-Series freeway in Ontario, Canada. ... The Mid-Peninsula Highway is a proposed freeway in the Niagara Peninsula to serve as a bypass of the Queen Elizabeth Way. ...

Other highways

Ontario Provincial Highway #3 is a provincially maintained highway in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Ontario Provincial Highway 20 is a provincially maintained highway in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada. ... Ontario Provincial Highway 58 is a provincially maintained highway in the Niagara Region in Ontario, Canada. ... Ontario Provincial Highway 140 is a provincially maintained highway in the Niagara region in Ontario. ...

Surrounding census divisions

Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Motto: Steel City Area: 1,117. ... Haldimand is a single-tier municipality (but called a county) on the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario, on Lake Erie, and on the Grand River. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1808 Seat Lockport Area  - Total  - Water 2,952 km² (1,140 mi²) 1,598 km² (617 mi²) 54. ... Erie County is a county located in the state of New York. ...

External links

  • The Regional Municipality of Niagara
  • Information on the historic bridges of the Niagara Region, including some bridges of the Welland Canal


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Regional Municipality of Niagara
Cities: Niagara Falls · Port Colborne · St. Catharines · Thorold · Welland
Towns: Fort Erie · Grimsby · Lincoln · Niagara-on-the-Lake · Pelham
Townships: Wainfleet · West Lincoln
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Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (370 words)
The Regional Municipality of Niagara (2001 population 410,574), also known as Niagara Region, Regional Niagara, or Niagara Regional Municipality, is an area covering 12 municipalities located in southern Ontario in Canada.
It is bounded on the north by Lake Ontario and on the south by Lake Erie.
Bruce - Dufferin - Elgin - Essex - Frontenac - Grey - Haliburton - Hastings - Huron - Lambton - Lanark - Leeds and Grenville - Lennox and Addington - Middlesex - Northumberland - Perth - Peterborough - Prescott and Russell - Renfrew - Simcoe - Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry - Wellington
Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (797 words)
Mississauga occupies the southernmost portion of the region, a sprawling city of 680,000 (the sixth largest in Canada) that reaches from Lake Ontario north to Highway 407.
Owing to immigration and its transportation infrastructure (seven highways serve Peel and Toronto Pearson International Airport is mostly within its boundaries), the Region of Peel is a rapidly-growing area with a young population and an increasing profile.
The region is responsible for the services and infrastructure related to water delivery and wastewater treatment, waste collection and disposal, regional roads, public health, long-term care centres, Peel Regional Police, ambulance services, some planning, public housing, paratransit, and social assistance.
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