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History of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Greater Sudbury, Ont, incorporated as a city in 2001... The judicial seat for the District of Sudbury, the City of Greater Sudbury lies 388 km north of Toronto at the crossroads of the TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, highways 69 and 144, and the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific (CPR) railways. It replaced the former Regional Municipality of Sudbury that had been in existence since 1973. As a result of the 2001 amalgamation, the cities of Sudbury and VALLEY EAST and the towns of Capreol, Nickel Centre, Onaping Falls, RAYSIDE-BALFOUR and Walden also ceased to exist. Encompassing an area of 3307 km2, Greater Sudbury is one of the largest municipalities by area in Ontario...

Sudbury began its existence as a company town of the CPR. Surrounded by the boreal forests of the Canadian SHIELD, lumbering developed as the community's first major industry during the 1890s. The location of the townsite south of the Sudbury Basin, however, also encouraged its development as the local centre for the mining industry. Discovered during the construction of the CPR main line, the Sudbury Basin constitutes a 60 km by 27 km oval-shaped geological structure surrounded by a nickel irruptive consisting of a rocky rim rich in minerals.

Despite the fact that no mines were within its borders, Sudbury evolved as the dominant urban centre for the region. Also within the basin was a fertile valley that attracted large numbers of French-speaking farmers.

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  • 1883 - Mineral deposits found near Sudbury, mining boom in northern Ontario
    1883 – Important mineral deposits are found near Sudbury; this and similar discoveries, especially near Cobalt, triggered a mining boom in Northern...Read MORE...


  • 1883 - Église de Sainte-Anne-Des-Pins established at Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    Église de Sainte-Anne-Des-Pins
    14 Beech St., Sudbury, ONTARIO
    Established 1883
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    Grotto, Sudbury, Ont., Canada
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Sudbury, a banking post-town and outport of Nipissing district, Ontario, on the Canadian Pacific R., 443 miles W. of Montreal. It has manufactures of ...Read MORE...


  • 1917 - Church of Christ the King established in Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    Church of Christ the King
    21 St. Anne Rd., Sudbury, ONTARIO
    Established 1917
    Source: Google maps
    Photograph
  • 1930 - Église de Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf established in Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    Elm Street, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    Postcard
  • 1937 - Church of the Holy Trinity established in Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

    Postcard
  • 1953 - October 20 - Canada's First privately-owned television station goes into operation in Sudbury

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_20

  • News 1970 - HUNDREDS LEFT WITHOUT HOME. FOUR KILLED AS 90 m.p.h. WINDS, RAIN SMASH THROUGH FOUR ONT. COMMUNITIES.
    Sudbury, Ont. (CP) - Hundreds of the homeless sought shelter in schools, churches and private homes Thursday night after a freak storm which killed...Read MORE...




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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Église de Sainte-Anne-Des-Pins
14 Beech St., Sudbury, ONTARIO
Established 1883
Source: Google maps
Photograph

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Grotto, Sudbury, Ont., Canada
Postcard

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Church of Christ the King
21 St. Anne Rd., Sudbury, ONTARIO
Established 1917
Source: Google maps
Photograph



Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Elm Street, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Postcard

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Postcard
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  • 1883 - Mineral deposits found near Sudbury, mining boom in northern Ontario
    1883 – Important mineral deposits are found near Sudbury; this and similar discoveries, especially near Cobalt, triggered a mining boom in Northern... Read MORE...

  • 1883 - Église de Sainte-Anne-Des-Pins established at Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1906
    Sudbury, a banking post-town and outport of Nipissing district, Ontario, on the Canadian Pacific R., 443 miles W. of Montreal. It has manufactures of ... Read MORE...

  • 1917 - Church of Christ the King established in Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1930 - Église de Saint-Jean-de-Brébeuf established in Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1937 - Church of the Holy Trinity established in Sudbury

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1953 - October 20 - Canada's First privately-owned television station goes into operation in Sudbury

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_20
  • News  1970 - HUNDREDS LEFT WITHOUT HOME. FOUR KILLED AS 90 m.p.h. WINDS, RAIN SMASH THROUGH FOUR ONT. COMMUNITIES.
    Sudbury, Ont. (CP) - Hundreds of the homeless sought shelter in schools, churches and private homes Thursday night after a freak storm which killed... Read MORE...

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