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Kenora was once claimed as part of the Province of Manitoba, and there are early references to Rat Portage, Manitoba.
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Kenora and was
The town of Kenora was amalgamated with the towns of Keewatin and Jaffray Melick in 2000 to form the present-day City of Kenora.
Pierre La Vérendrye established a secure French trading post, Fort St. Charles, to the south of present-day Kenora near the current Canada / U. S. border in 1732, and France maintained the post until 1763 when it lost the territory to the British in the Seven Years ' War — until then, it was the most northwesterly settlement of New France.
In 1878, the company surveyed lots for the permanent settlement of Rat Portage (" portage to the country of the muskrat ") — the community kept that name until 1905, when it was renamed to Kenora.
The name, " Kenora ," was coined by combining the first two letters of Keewatin, Norman ( two nearby communities ) and Rat Portage.
Later, a highway was built through Kenora in 1932, becoming part of Canada's first coast-to-coast highway in 1943, and then part of the Trans-Canada Highway, placing the community on both of Canada's major transcontinental transportation routes.
Recently, Kenora Police submitted DNA samples from the robber's remains to a national database to identify him ; however, the suspect was never positively identified.
The importance of the logging industry declined in the second part of the 20th century, and the last log boom was towed into Kenora in 1985.
The Village of Keewatin was founded in 1877 while the Village of Norman was founded in 1892 ; both communities amalgamated with Rat Portage in 1905 to form the Township of Kenora.
Kenora had a population of 15, 177 people in 2006, which was a decrease of 4. 2 % from the 2001 census count.
The median household income in 2005 for Kenora was $ 59, 946, which is slightly below the Ontario provincial average of $ 60, 455.
Kale was on tour in Kenora, Ontario, and contacted Cummings and Bachman about using the Guess Who name.
The last Labour MLA elected to the legislature was Earl Hutchinson who was elected in Kenora in 1929 and re-elected in 1934.
At one time, CBWAT ( Kenora ) offered separate local news programming from CBWT Winnipeg, although this was discontinued in 1979 / 80 when CJBN-TV went on the air.
The unincorporated Patricia District, comprising the portion of Northwestern Ontario which was transferred to Ontario from the Northwest Territories in 1912, existed until 1927 when it was merged into Kenora District.
It was established in 1967, and has area campuses in Dryden, Fort Frances, Geraldton, Kenora, Marathon, Sioux Lookout, Red Lake and Wawa.
* Albert Wren of Kenora was the longest serving " Liberal-Labour " MPP, sitting in the Ontario legislature from 1951 until his death in 1961.
Cameron then moved to Rat Portage ( now Kenora ), which was claimed by both Manitoba and Ontario at the time.
He was on Stanley Cup championship teams twice in a playing career that lasted thirteen seasons ; in January 1907 with the Kenora Thistles and 1908 with the Montreal Wanderers.
He was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 2004 to 2008, representing the riding of Kenora for the Liberal Party.
Kenora and once
Kenora and part
Federally, the city is part of the Kenora riding and is represented by Greg Rickford, a Conservative.
The district includes the extreme eastern part of the District of Kenora, all of the District of Cochrane except for the central western part, and a small part south of Timmins, and all of the District of Timiskaming except for the extreme southeastern part.
* the part of the Territorial District of Kenora lying east of a line drawn from the northeast corner of the most northerly point of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay ( Albany River ) due north to Hudson Bay ;
* the part of the Territorial District of Kenora lying east of a line drawn north from the most northerly northeast corner of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay to Hudson Bay.
It consists of the part of the Territorial District of Kenora lying west of a line drawn due north from the northeast corner of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay ( Albany River ) to Hudson Bay ; and the part of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay lying northwest of a line
It consisted of the northern part of the Territorial District of Algoma, northwest part of the Territorial District of Cochrane, the eastern part of the Territorial District of Kenora ( Patricia Portion ), and the southeast part of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay.
Cochrane — Superior initially consisted of the northern part of the Territorial District of Algoma, the north-west of the Territorial District of Cochrane, the eastern part of the Territorial District of Kenora ( Patricia Portion ), and the south-east part of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay.
It was redefined in 1987 to consist of the north-east part of the Territorial District of Algoma, the north-west part of the Territorial District of Cochrane, the eastern part of the Territorial District of Kenora, and the eastern part of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay.
Kenora and Manitoba
Kenora, originally named Rat Portage, is a small city situated on the Lake of the Woods in Northwestern Ontario, Canada, close to the Manitoba boundary, and about east of Winnipeg.
Some residents of Kenora, citing dissatisfaction with the level of government service provided to the region by the provincial government, have proposed that the region secede from Ontario to join the province of Manitoba.
* 16 – 18 March — Kenora Thistles defeats Brandon, Manitoba to win the Manitoba title and defends the Stanley Cup.
The Wanderers would regain the Cup from Kenora two months later in Winnipeg, Manitoba, defeating the Thistles 7 – 2 and 5 – 6.
CBWT had approximately 50 analog television rebroadcasters throughout the province of Manitoba ( e. g. The Pas and Thompson, the Central Time Zone portion of Northern Ontario ( e. g. Kenora ) and portions of Saskatchewan.
He played in the Manitoba Hockey Association with the Brandon Wheat Kings, Winnipeg Rowing Club and the Kenora Thistles, and in the National Hockey Association as a member of the Quebec Bulldogs.
It begins at the Manitoba border west of Kenora and ends south of Arnprior at the western terminus of Highway 417, to the east.
On May 15, 2009 the federal and provincial government also announced that twinning of Highway 17 at the Manitoba / Ontario border easterly toward Kenora would also begin in 2010.
CBWFT had 11 analog television re-transmitters in Manitoba ( e. g. Brandon ) and Northwestern Ontario ( in the parts of that region which fall in the Central Time Zone, e. g. Kenora ).
An intermediate version of the Kenora Thistles were a Canadian Junior Hockey Team in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League and began play in 1910.
** Sturgeon River in northern Kenora District in the Hayes River watershed, same as Sturgeon River ( Manitoba ).
Playing his junior career for the Kenora Thistles of the Manitoba junior league, Rayner showed his skill early in backstopping the team to the Memorial Cup championship in 1940.
The highway is designated as T-C 1 throughout Manitoba until it reaches the eastern provincial border with Ontario, where it continues as the main route to Kenora, Ontario and the rest of Eastern Canada as Highway 17.
Westbound driving from Kenora, Ontario to Winnipeg, near Lorette, Manitoba | Lorette ( East of Winnipeg )