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Toronto

History:

"The native Huron peoples had known this area between the Humber and Don rivers for centuries—and had long called it "Toronto," believed to mean "meeting place.""

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Brampton

History:

"Archaeological evidence confirms that native peoples had hunting camps and small villages along the Credit and Humber river valleys from about 8000 B.C.E."

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Gain More Background About the Province

History:

"Experts aren’t sure about the exact translation of “Ontario”. They know “Ontario” comes from an Iroquois word for beautiful water, beautiful lake or big body of water."

Laws

Facts and Trivia:

"The distinction of the longest street in the world belongs to Yonge Street in the Province of Ontario."

 

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Things to Pack:

"You should always pack an umbrella in case of rain and some extra warm clothes in case the weather turns cold."

Niagara Falls

History:

"The War of 1812 was a turning point in Niagara Falls history, when the fledgling United States army fought British Loyalists for the new lands that would become Canada. Niagara historical sites, battlefields, museums and military re-creations are a memorable journey into the past."

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Kitchener

History:

"The portion of land Beasley had purchased was remote but it was of great interest to German Mennonite farming families from Pennsylvania. They wanted to live in an area that would allow them to practice their beliefs without persecution."

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Stratford

History:

"It wasn't until 1953 that Tom Patterson, a Stratford-born reporter for Maclean's Magazine, and a group of local supporters opened the Stratford Festival. As the CNR shops closed and the success of the furniture industry waned, the Festival helped make tourism a significant industry for the city."

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Kingston

History:

"Growing European exploration in the 17th century and the desire for the Europeans to establish a presence close to local Native occupants to control trade led to the founding of a French trading post and military fort at a site known as "Cataraqui" in 1673. This outpost, called Fort Cataraqui, and later Fort Frontenac, became a focus for settlement. After the British conquered New France, the village was renamed Kingston."

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Sudbury

History:

"Following a series of British military victories over the French, in 1791 the Hudson’s Bay Company temporarily claimed the territory."

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Tourist Information Site: Plan Your Trip

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Walk Around Town

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40 Fun Things to Do with Kids

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Sky Wheel, Niagara Falls View, Dinner & Show

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The Arts in Stratford, Ontario

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