Synonyms for ormstown or Related words with ormstown
Examples of "ormstown"
has two elementary schools, one high school (Chateauguay Valley Regional), and two adult education facilities, several restaurants and churches.
is also well known for its numerous antique dealers and unique gift shops. There is a park north of the centre of town which is home to
Beach, an urban legend created and memorialized in the 1970s with "I've been to
Beach" bumper stickers. It is a popular summer activity to cycle along the Chateauguay River. The town has traces of an old dam, which was once the source of power for the mill. People living outside the town only gained access to electricity following World War II.
In 2000. the town merged with the surrounding parish of St-Malachie d'Ormstown to form the Municipality of
In 1959, Katriuk became a beekeeper in
, Quebec, where he owned a beekeeping farm and lived in a small house on the property with his wife.
Dewittville is a tiny community situated on the Chateauguay River in southern Quebec, Canada between the towns of Huntingdon and
, approximately 70 km south-west of Montreal.
One of the town's main attractions is the
Fair, which was started in 1910. It is held annually during the second week of June, making it Quebec's earliest spring fair. Several competitions take place at the fair: farm animals, crafts, horticulture and baked goods are evaluated by judges and can be viewed by fairgoers. Other competitions include a tractor pull, demolition derby, and equestrian events. Additionally, there are carnival rides, arcades, a petting zoo, and live musical performances. The
fair attracts people from all surrounding areas.
The NFSB is responsible for anglophone public schools in southwestern Montérégie, most notably the towns of Châteauguay,
and Huntingdon. The territory borders the United States to the south, Ontario to the west, the St. Lawrence River to the north and Khanawake to the east.
will be the host of the 34th Quebec 4-H Rally, happening the first weekend of July. 4-H members from across the province will visit the area with their projects that consist of cattle, horses, handicrafts, public speaking and more.
The Chateauguay River (or Chateaugay River in the United States) has its source at the Chateaugay Lakes in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York state in the United States. It winds its way northward through several towns and villages in Quebec, Canada, such as Elgin, Hinchinbrooke, Huntingdon, Dewittville,
and Châteauguay, before emptying into the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal.
, Quebec, Canada, Williams received a limited schooling as a child and later engaged in mercantile pursuits. He immigrated to the United States in 1852, settling in Plattsburgh, New York. He engaged in manufacturing of nails from 1863 to 1865 and later engaged in iron ore mining, the lumber trade and in manufacturing of horseshoe nails and wagons.
Huntingdon is a provincial electoral district in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the cities or municipalities such as Huntingdon, Saint-Anicet, Hemmingford, Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Napierville and
Chateauguay Valley Regional is a French and English high school in
, Quebec, Canada serving the Chateauguay Valley and Valleyfield area. It is administered by the New Frontiers School Board. Enrolment is currently approximately 650 (est. 2014), but has ranged from 650 to 1500 during the school's history, in accordance with demographic trends.
is a municipality in Quebec, Canada, which is situated on the Chateauguay River in the heart of the Chateauguay Valley. It is approximately one hour southwest of Montreal and 20 minutes north of New York State in the United States. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 3,595 of which Francophones comprise about 65%.
In the 1950s,
became the site of a significant microwave radio relay station, part of the Trans Canada Telephone System. Initially, the system passed through the major cities of Canada via towers located on top of downtown telephone buildings. Subsequently, concerns were expressed that a disaster affecting any of those city cores, such as a war or uprising, would result in an interruption of the continuity of the transcontinental communications system. The solution was to locate a "bypass" microwave site outside each of those cities with links to the east and west, as well as a short link into the city. The
facility was the bypass point for Montreal, but had further significance as it also included a link to the AT&T Long Lines TD2 microwave system in the United States.
, in the hamlet of Allan's Corners, is the site of the Battle of the Chateauguay, where on October 26, 1813 Canadian and Native forces fought and repelled an invading American force that was planning to attack Montreal during the War of 1812. The site is a National Historic Site of Canada, and there is a Parks Canada museum near the site of the battle.
The CIT du Haut-Saint-Laurent ("Conseil Intermunicipal de Transport du Haut-Saint-Laurent") provides a bus service, operated under the auspices of Le Haut-Saint-Laurent Regional County Municipality, in southwestern Quebec, Canada. The CITHSL serves the communities, within the region, of Godmanchester, Howick, Huntingdon,
, Très-Saint-Sacrement and also Sainte-Martine, in the adjoining Region of Beauharnois-Salaberry, and Mercier in Roussillon Region.
Area codes 450 and 579 are telephone area codes in the Canadian province of Quebec, encompassing the off-island suburbs of Montreal, which is served by area codes 514 and 438. Among the cities served by area code 450 are Longueuil and Laval. The communities of
, Huntingdon, Boucherville, Varennes, Roussillon, Joliette, Saint-Hyacinthe, Granby, Chambly, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Vaudreuil-Dorion are also part of this area code. The 450 area code is also shared by several small communities in an adjacent part of Ontario: some landline customers in Chute-à-Blondeau (East Hawkesbury), near Pointe-Fortune have +1-450-451-xxxx numbers from the Rigaud phone exchange.
He was born in Howick, Lower Canada, the son of William Greig and Janet Brodie, and was educated there. Greig also operated a sawmill. In 1879, he married Janet Templeton. He was defeated by Joseph-Émery Robidoux when he ran for a seat in the Quebec assembly in 1890. He defeated Robidoux to win the seat in 1892 but lost again to Robidoux in 1897 when he ran for reelection. Greig also ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the House of Commons in 1900. He died in
at the age of 77.
Born in Verchères, Lower Canada, Maximilien was the seventh child of August Franz Globensky, a Prussian-born Polish surgeon who served with Hessian mercenaries and settled in Lower Canada after his detachment fought on the side of the British in the American War of Independence. His mother was Françoise Brousseau. He enlisted in the Canadian Voltigeurs during the War of 1812, and took part in the battles of Chateauguay, Lacolle, and
. After the war, he was promoted to 1st lieutenant and remained in the militia. When the rebellion broke out, Globensky was asked by his superiors to recruit 60 volunteers, and was then given command of the group.
In 2011, NDP support was strong in every area of the new district. The Bloc's support was quite strong in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield in comparison to other parts of the riding. Huntington, with its large English-speaking population, had low Bloc support. Otherwise, results were pretty even across the riding for the Bloc. The Conservatives performed strongly along the US border, in Huntington and
as well as the surrounding rural regions. Liberal voters were far and few between as the Liberals performed badly across the riding, with no particular areas of strength in Salaberry—Suroît.
In his early twenties Briggs immigrated to the Province of Canada and became involved with the Canada Conference of the Methodist Church. After working as a lay preacher in
in Canada East from 1859 he became ordained in 1863, after which he served in numerous churches throughout Canada. By the mid-1870s he was in Toronto, where he was popular as apreacher and served in the Toronto Conference as finincial secretary in 1874, district chairman in 1875, and secretary in 1876–77. In 1876 he became pastor of Metropolitan Church in Toronto, which was the centre of Methodism in Canada. Briggs attended every General Conference from 1874 to 1918. In 1886 Cobourg's Victoria University awarded him an honorary Doctor of Divinity; he served on its board of regents in 1906–07.
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