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Encyclopedia > Stratford, Ontario
Stratford, Ontario
Stratford's City Hall
Motto: "Industria et Ars (Industry and Arts)"
Coordinates: 43°22′N 80°58′W / 43.367, -80.967
Country Canada
Province Ontario
County Perth
Established 1859 (as town)
  1886 (city)
Government
 - Mayor Dan Mathieson
 - Governing Body Stratford City Council
Area
 - Total 21.92 km² (8.5 sq mi)
Elevation 364 m (1,194 ft)
Population (2006)[1]
 - Total 30,461
 - Density 1,205.1/km² (3,121.2/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code span N4Z, N5A
Area code(s) 519
Website: The City of Stratford Website

Stratford is a city on the Avon River in Perth County in southwestern Ontario, Canada with a population of 30,461, according to the 2006 census. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1618x1309, 70 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Stratford, Ontario ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government - Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ontario. ... Perth County, Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... The Avon River is a river in Perth County, Ontario, Canada. ... Perth County, Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Southwestern Ontario is a region of the Canadian province of Ontario, centred on the city of London. ...


When the area was first settled in 1832, the townsite and the river were named after Stratford-upon-Avon, England, of Shakespearean fame. It is the seat of Perth County. Stratford was incorporated as a town in 1859 and as a city in 1886. The first mayor was John Corry Wilson Daly and the current mayor is Dan Mathieson. The swan has become a symbol of the city. Each year twenty four white swans and two black swans are released into the Avon River. Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon is a town in Warwickshire, England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Perth County, Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... Lieutenant-Colonel John Corry Wilson Daly (24 March 1796- 1 April 1878) was politician, businessperson, militia officer, and the first Mayor of Stratford, Ontario. ... Species 6-7 living, see text. ...

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History

The town was originally a railway junction. Furniture manufacturing became an important part of the local economy by the twentieth century. A 1933 strike by furniture workers in Stratford, led by the Communist Workers' Unity League, marks the last time the army was deployed to break a strike in Canada. Stratford station in Stratford, Ontario is served by several VIA Rail trains daily running between Sarnia and Toronto. ... The Communist Party of Canada is a communist political party in Canada. ... In 1929, on orders from the Communist International, the Canadian Communist party created its own labour central called the Workers Unity League. ...


The city's economy took a major turn when the Shakespearean Stratford Festival started in 1953. The annual festival now brings hundreds of thousands of theatre goers and tourists to the area. Celebrities such as Alec Guinness, Christopher Plummer, Dame Maggie Smith, Ethan Mckay and William Shatner have performed at the festival. The world-renowned festival takes place in four theatres throughout the city; the Festival Theatre, the Avon Theatre, Tom Patterson Theatre and the Studio Theatre. The Festival Theatre The Stratford Festival of Canada is a summer-long celebration of theatre held each year in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. ... Sir Alec Guinness CH, CBE (April 2, 1914 – August 5, 2000) was an Academy Award and Tony Award-winning English actor who became one of the most versatile and best-loved performers of his generation. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Dame Maggie Smith in Gosford Park Dame Margaret Natalie Smith Cross, DBE, (born December 28, 1934 in Ilford, Essex), better known as Maggie Smith, is a British film, stage, and television actress. ... William Alan Shatner (born on March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor who gained fame for playing James Tiberius Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the television show Star Trek from 1966 to 1969 and in seven of the subsequent movies. ...


Notable past and present residents

A number of famous Canadians make their home in Stratford including CBC news anchor Peter Mansbridge and his wife Cynthia Dale, as well as actor Colm Feore and NHL hockey player Tim Taylor. Image File history File links Shakespearestat. ... Image File history File links Shakespearestat. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Radio-Canada redirects here. ... Peter Mansbridge Peter Mansbridge (born July 6, 1948) is a Canadian journalist and anchor of The National, CBC Televisions flagship nightly newscast. ... Cynthia Dale (born 1961 as Cynthia Ciurluini) is a Canadian television star, dancer, and actress. ... Colm Feore (born August 22, 1958, at Boston, Massachusetts) is an Canadian-American actor raised in Canada of Irish and Italian extraction. ... NHL redirects here. ... Tim Taylor (born February 6, 1969 in Stratford, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey center who currently plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL. Taylor has won two Stanley Cup Championships with the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004. ...


Several celebrities hail from Stratford, most notably the singers Loreena McKennitt and Richard Manuel. Canadian news anchors Lloyd Robertson and Tony Parsons both got their start in broadcasting at local radio station CJCS, Robertson in 1952 and Parsons in 1957. Thomas Edison briefly worked as a telegraph operator for the Grand Trunk Railway at Stratford's railway station and the assistant architect of the United States Capitol, Michael G. Turnbull, was born in Stratford and lived there until the age of eleven, when his family emigrated to the United States. Stratford is often credited as the home of hockey superstar Howie Morenz, who was actually from nearby Mitchell. William D. Connor, Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin from 1907 - 1909, grandfather of former Congressman and Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, and great-grandfather of Jessica Laird Doyle, wife of Governor James Doyle of Wisconsin, was born near Stratford on a farm. Loreena McKennitt live on stage Loreena McKennitt, C.M. (b. ... Richard Manuel (April 3, 1943 – March 4, 1986) was a Canadian pianist, keyboardist, drummer, singer and songwriter best known for his membership in The Band. ... Lloyd Robertson, LL.D O.C. (born January 19, 1934 in The Middle of the Pacific Ocean) is the Chief Anchor and Senior Editor of The CTV National News with Lloyd Robertson. ... Tony Parsons came to Canada in 1948 and was raised in Sarnia, Ontario with his five siblings. ... Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931) was an inventor and businessman who developed many important devices. ... 1885 map The Grand Trunk Railway (GTR) was a historic railway system which operated in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario, as well as the American states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. ... United States Capitol The Architect of the Capitol is responsible to the United States Congress for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, which includes the Capitol, the congressional office buildings, the Library of Congress buildings, the United States Supreme Court building, the United States... The United States Capitol is the capitol building that serves as the location for the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. ... Michael G. Turnbull, FAIA (April 13, 1949 - ) is an American architect who has spent much of his career in the public sector as a custodian of major public buildings, notably the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC as the Assistant Architect of the Capitol and as the Director of Design... Howard William Howie Morenz also nicknamed the Mitchell Meteor (June 21, 1902-March 8, 1937 in Mitchell, Ontario, Canada) was a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. ... Mitchell is a town in Perth County, Ontario, Canada. ... William Duncan Connor (March 24, 1864 near Stratford, Ontario, Canada - November 20, 1944 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) was Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin from 1907 - 1909. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to... Melvin Laird Melvin Robert (Bam) Laird was born September 1, 1922 and nicknamed Bambino (shortened to Bam and pronounced like the word bomb) by his mother. ... Jim Doyle (born November 23, 1945) is an American politician and the current and 44th Governor of Wisconsin. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to...


Transportation

Historically, the city was a railway junction. Today, Canadian National Railways, and the Goderich-Exeter Railway provide freight links, and VIA Rail Canada is the passenger carrier. While not on the Ontario freeway system, it is at the junctions of Highways 7, 8, and former 19 (Now Perth Road 119), and is connected to Highway 401 by expressways from Kitchener. Greyhound Canada provides daily service between London, Ontario and Kitchener. Cherrey Bus Lines provides bus service from Stratford to Wingham[1]. Stratford Transit provides local service. CN redirects here, as its the most common usage of the abbreviation in Canada; for more uses, see CN (disambiguation). ... The Goderich-Exeter Railway (AAR reporting mark GEXR) is a short line freight railway that operates over 169 miles of track in Southern Ontario. ... VIA Rail Canada (also referred to as VIA Rail and VIA; pronounced vee-ah) is an independent Crown corporation offering intercity passenger rail services in Canada. ... The 400-series Highway network in Southern Ontario. ... The Kings Highway No. ... Ontario provincial highway 8 is a primary highway (also known as a Kings Highway) in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Ontario Provincial Highway 19 is a provincially maintained highway in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... “Macdonald-Cartier” redirects here. ... , The City of Kitchener (IPA ) is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Calgary-based Greyhound Canada is a subsidiary of Naperville, Illinois-based Laidlaw International, Incorporated (formerly Laidlaw, Inc. ... For other places with the same name, see London (disambiguation). ... Wingham (2001 census population 2885) is a community located in the Canadian province of Ontario at a Latitude of 43°53 North and a Longitude of 81°18 West. ...


Sports

Stratford is home of the very successful OHA Midwestern Junior B hockey team, the Stratford Cullitons. The Cullitons have produced notable NHL players such as Ed Olczyk, Craig Hartsburg, Garth Snow, Daryll Hulley, Rob Blake, Chris Pronger, Nelson Emerson, Tim Taylor, Greg de Vries, Jeff Halpern, Rem Murray and Boyd Devereaux and won several Sutherland Cup championships. Another hockey organization within the city is the Stratford Minor Hockey Association, which includes houseleague and travel teams for younger players. Stratford also has an Intercounty Baseball League Team called the Stratford Nationals, and a soccer team in the Kitchener and District Soccer League. Also a very successful Men's Rugby Team, the Black Swans. The local high schools fare well in regional and provincial levels of sports. A typical OHL hockey game. ... The Stratford Cullitons are a Junior B team based out of Stratford, Ontario. ... Ed Olczyk (born August 16, 1966, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is a Polish-American and formerly the head coach for the National Hockey League Pittsburgh Penguins and former center for Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins. ... Craig Hartsburg (born June 29, 1959 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played ten seasons with the Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League from 1979-80 until 1988-89. ... Garth E. Snow (born on July 28, 1969 in Wrentham, Massachusetts) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender and is currently the general manager for the New York Islanders of the NHL. // Garth Snow was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques out of Mount Saint Charles Academy in the sixth round... Robert Bowlby Rob Blake (born December 10, 1969, in Simcoe, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey defenseman in the NHL, playing for the Los Angeles Kings. ... Christopher Robert Pronger (born October 10, 1974, in Dryden, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the NHLs Anaheim Ducks (2006–present). ... Nelson Emerson (born August 17, 1967, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) is a former National Hockey League right wing. ... Tim The Tool Man Taylor is a fictional character on the American television sitcom Home Improvement, played by Tim Allen. ... Greg de Vries (born on January 4, 1973 in Sundridge, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey player and a defenseman for the Atlanta Thrashers. ... Jeff Halpern (born May 3, 1976 in Potomac, Maryland) is a National Hockey League player with the Washington Capitals. ... Rem Murray (born October 9, 1972 in Stratford, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey center who plays for the Edmonton Oilers in the National Hockey League. ... Boyd Devereaux (born 16 April 1978 in Seaforth, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian ice hockey centre who currently plays for the Phoenix Coyotes of the NHL. // Playing career Devereaux was drafted 6th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. ... The Sutherland Cup The Sutherland Cup is the ice hockey Ontario Junior B Provincial Championship trophy. ... The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is a semi-professional, independent baseball organization located in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Stratford Nationals are an amateur mens baseball team operating out of Stratford, Ontario, playing at National Stadium at the corner of Romeo and Norfolk streets. ... For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ...


Music

In September 2005, Stratford hosted the Ovation Music Festival. Winter concerts (produced by Standing Ovation Productions) have also taken place since 1997 at the Stratford Festival, where artists such as Gordon Lightfoot, Anne Murray, Blue Rodeo, Ronnie Hawkins, and Colin James have performed. Barenaked Ladies perform at Ovation 05 In September 2005, Stratford, Ontario hosted the Ovation Music Festival, organized by local resident Chris Parson. ... Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. ... Not to be confused with Ann Murray. ... Blue Rodeo is a Canadian country rock band formed in 1984 in Toronto. ... Ronnie Hawkins, born January 10, 1935 in Huntsville, Arkansas, United States, is a pioneering rock and roll musician and cousin to fellow rockabilly pioneer Dale Hawkins. ... Colin James Colin James Munn (born August 17, 1964 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian singer, guitarist, and songwriter who plays in the blues and rock and Swing genres. ...


The Stratford Summer Music Festival has been held for seven seasons and features indoor and outdoor performances by international classical and world music artists as well as young Canadian performers in venues around downtown Stratford. Stratford Summer Music is an annual music festival operating in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, since 2001. ...


The Stratford Concert Band, a local wind ensemble, traces its history back to the CN Rail Employees Band formed in 1907 by James Malone. 2007 marks their 100th anniversary performing in Stratford, and will be celebrating with a gala concert and reception in May. The band performs a free outdoor concert in Upper Queen's Park every Wednesday evening in the summer months.


Notable musicians from Stratford include Richard Manuel of The Band, John Till who backed up Janis Joplin, Ken Kalmusky of the Great Speckled Bird (Manuel, Till & Kalmusky played together in The Revols), Carried Away, Colin Fisher, Trixie Lee, Brent Meidinger of Turn on the Waterworks, Richard Keelan, Jack Hayter, Louis Applebaum, John Boyden, and Loreena McKennit. Richard Manuel (April 3, 1943 – March 4, 1986) was a Canadian pianist, keyboardist, drummer, singer and songwriter best known for his membership in The Band. ... For other uses, see Band. ... John Till is a Canadian musician. ... Janis Lyn Joplin (19 January 1943 – 4 October 1970) was an American singer, songwriter, and music arranger, from Port Arthur, Texas. ... Ken Kalmusky Ken Kalmusky is a Canadian musician. ... Great Speckled Bird was a Country Rock group formed in 1969 by Canadian musicians Ian and Sylvia. ... The Revols or The Rockin Revols The Revols are a Stratford, Ontario band formed in 1957, Richard Manuel (piano), Doug Rhodes (vocals), John Winkler (Drums), John Till (guitar), Ken Kalmusky (bass). ... For other uses, see Carried Away (disambiguation). ... Jack Hayter, multi instrumentalist with Hefner and folk singer-songwriter in his own right. ... Louis Applebaum, CC (April 3, 1918 - April 19, 2000) was a Canadian composer, administrator, and conductor. ... Loreena McKennitt Loreena McKennitt Live on Stage Loreena McKennitt, (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian singer, harpist and pianist who performs Celtic-style music with a new-age feel often compared to Enya, but more grounded in traditional and classical invocations using such works as The Lady Of Shallott...


Media and education

Newspapers

  • The Beacon Herald,
  • The Stratford City Gazette, and
  • Inside Stratford-Perth.

The Beacon Herald is a daily newspaper published in Stratford, Ontario, Canada ^ http://www. ...

Radio

CJCS-AM is a canadian radio station in Stratford, Ontario with an oldies format at AM 1240 KHz. ... CHGK-FM is a Canadian radio station in Stratford, Ontario with an adult contemporary format at 107. ...

Education

The city's three secondary schools are:

  • Stratford Central Secondary School,
  • Stratford Northwestern Secondary School,

both part of the Avon Maitland District School Board, and Stratford Northwestern Secondary School is a secondary and middle school in Stratford, Ontario Canada Categories: | ... The Avon Maitland District School Board administers public school education in Huron and Perth Counties, including the town of Stratford, in southern Ontario. ...

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Time line

  • 1828 - Settlement begins.
  • 1832 - Thomas Mercer Jones, an agent of the Canada Company, names the village "Stratford" and renames the portion of the Thames River running through it "The Avon River."
  • 1849 - The Perth County News is Stratford's first weekly newspaper.
    Ontario Street in the summertime.
    Ontario Street in the summertime.
  • 1853 - Perth County is created, with Stratford as its county seat.
  • 1854 - Stratford is incorporated as a village.
  • 1859 - Stratford is incorporated as a town.
  • 1885 - Stratford is incorporated as a city with a population of 9000.
  • 1918 - A gift from a Michigan CNR employee, swans come to live in Stratford.
  • 1933 - The army is called in to end a general strike, the last time the military is used to quell a strike in Canada.
  • 1936 - The Shakespearean Gardens are created.
  • 1953 - The Stratford Shakespearean Festival Theatre is opened by a Stratford journalist, Tom Patterson.
  • 1957 - The Festival moves into its first permanent structure.
  • 1964 - The CNR shops close.
  • 1997 - Nations in Bloom crowns Stratford the "Prettiest City in the World."
  • 2003 - The Stratford Festival of Canada celebrated its 50th season welcoming 672,924 patrons to 18 plays.This was a record number of playgoers during the 50 seasons. The Avon Theatre realized a complete renewal and The Studio Theatre, a fourth theatre space seating 250 people was added.

Year 1828 (MDCCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1832 (MDCCCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Canada Company was a large private chartered British land development company, incorporated by an act of British parliament on July 27, 1825, to aid the colonization of Upper Canada. ... The Thames River is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Year 1849 (MDCCCXLIX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... File links The following pages link to this file: Stratford, Ontario ... File links The following pages link to this file: Stratford, Ontario ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Species 6-7 living, see text. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Tom Patterson, a Stratford-born journalist who had moved to Toronto, is the dreamer and doer who convinced the citizens of Stratford that there should be a Shakespeare festival in their city, given that Stratford-upon-Avon in England was William Shakespeares birthplace. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Neighbouring communities

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Township of Perth East is an Ontario, Canada municipality located in Perth County, situated north of Stratford. ... Milverton is a village in Perth County, Ontario, Canada. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... St. ... For other places with the same name, see London (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links North. ... , The City of Kitchener (IPA ) is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... New Hamburg is a town of 7,000 in Wilmot Township, a rural township of Waterloo Region, Ontario. ... Shakespeare is a town in Perth County, Ontario, Canada. ... Image File history File links West. ... Image File history File links East. ... Image File history File links South. ... Woodstock (2005 population: 34,000) is a city and the county seat of Oxford County in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... This is the article about the town in Ontario. ...

Subdivisions of Ontario

Image File history File links Flag_of_Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government - Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... Eastern Ontario is the region of the Canadian province of Ontario which lies in a wedge-shaped area between the Ottawa and St. ... Central Ontario is the portion of the Canadian province of Ontario which lies between Georgian Bay and the eastern end of Lake Ontario. ... Hamilton, Ontario Skyline The skyline of Niagara Falls, Ontario side The Golden Horseshoe is a densely populated and industrialized region or urban agglomeration centred around the west end of Lake Ontario in Southern Ontario, Canada. ... A map of Torontos Census Metropolitan Area, which contains a large portion of the Greater Toronto Area. ... Southwestern Ontario is a region of the Canadian province of Ontario, centred on the city of London. ... Northern Ontario is the part of the province of Ontario, Canada, which lies north of Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, the French River and Lake Nipissing. ... Northeastern Ontario is the region within the Canadian province of Ontario which lies north and east of the Great Lakes. ... Northwestern Ontario is the region within the Canadian province of Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of Hudson Bay and James Bay. ... In the Canadian province of Ontario, there are three different types of census divisions: single-tier municipalities, upper-tier municipalities (which can be regional municipalities or counties) and districts. ... Bruce County is a county in western Ontario, Canada, and includes the Bruce Peninsula. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Elgin County is a county and census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Essex County covers the area at the very tip of Southwestern Ontario. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Haliburton is a county of Ontario, Canada, known as a tourist and cottage industry area, for its scenery and for its resident artists. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Lambton County, Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Lanark County is a county located in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville are located in Southeastern Ontario, Canada. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Middlesex County is a census division located in Western Ontario. ... Northumberland County is situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in east-central Ontario, Canada. ... Perth County, Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Peterborough County is located in Ontario, Canada. ... The United Counties of Prescott and Russell are consolidated counties located in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Renfrew is a county in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Simcoe is a county located in central Ontario, originally established as Simcoe District in 1843 by the Legislature of Upper Canada[1]. According to Statistics Canada (2006), the population is 422,204. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Wellington County (population 75,000) is a county located in Ontario, Canada. ... Districts are a form of local government in several countries. ... Algoma District is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Cochrane District, Ontario is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario districts ... The Manitoulin District is a district in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario districts ... Parry Sound District is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Rainy River District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Sudbury District is a district in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Thunder Bay District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Timiskaming is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... A regional municipality (or region) is a type of Canadian municipal government which works much like a county; the method of government depends on how it is defined. ... The Regional Municipality of Durham, commonly called Durham Region (2003 population 525,000), is a regional political area located east of Toronto, Ontario. ... The Regional Municipality of Halton, or Halton Region, is located in Ontario, Canada, and is located in the southwest portion of the Greater Toronto Area and until 1974 was known as Halton County. ... The Muskoka District Municipality, more generally referred to as the District of Muskoka, or simply Muskoka (the official name is the District Municipality of Muskoka) is a Regional Municipality located in Central Ontario. ... Heraldic Motto: Unity, Responsibility, Loyalty Corporate Motto: Building Communities, Building Lives Location of the Niagara Region within Ontario Area: 1,852 sq. ... Oxford County, Ontario is a regional municipality and census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Mottos: Working for you Area: 1,241. ... The Regional Municipality of Waterloo is a regional municipality located in Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ontarios Rising Star Map of York Region and the municipalities it includes. ... There are currently 445 municipalities in Ontario. ... The city of Brant (or County of Brant) is a single-tier municipality and a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Province Established May 31, 1877 Government  - City Mayor Mike Hancock  - Governing Body Brantford City Council  - MP Lloyd St. ... 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Stratford (2001 population 29,676) is a city on the Avon River in Perth County, in southwestern Ontario, Canada.
Stratford was incorporated as a town in 1859 and as a city in 1886.
1885 - Stratford is incorporated as a city with a population of 9000.
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