Timiskaming District

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Timiskaming District

District de Timiskaming
Map of Ontario TIMISKAMING.svg
Location of Timiskaming District in Ontario
Coordinates: 47°50′N80°30′W / 47.833°N 80.500°W / 47.833; -80.500 Coordinates: 47°50′N80°30′W / 47.833°N 80.500°W / 47.833; -80.500
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
Created1912 (1912)
Government
   MPs Charlie Angus, Marc Serré, Anthony Rota
   MPPs France Gélinas, John Vanthof, Guy Bourgouin
Area
[1]
  Land13,299.92 km2 (5,135.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [2]
  Total32,251
  Density2.4/km2 (6/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code FSA
P0J, P0K, P2N
Area code(s) 705, 249
Seat Temiskaming Shores

Timiskaming is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. The district was created in 1912 from parts of Algoma, Nipissing, and Sudbury districts. In 1921, Cochrane District was created from parts of this district and parts of Thunder Bay District.

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The division had a population of 32,251 in the Canada 2016 Census. The land area is 13,299.92 square kilometres (5,135.13 sq mi); the population density was 2.4 per square kilometre (6.2/sq mi). [1]

It is just west of the similarly named Témiscamingue county in Québec, which is also informally called a region, but is administratively part of a greater region named Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

Temiskaming District is home to several provincial parks.

History

The coureurs de bois explored and traded fur in what is now the Timiskaming District, in the 17th century. [3]

Subdivisions

City

Towns

Townships

Village

First Nations reserve

Unorganized areas

The following local services boards serve inhabitants of these unincorporated areas:

Geographical townships

Demographics

Canada census – Timiskaming District community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population:32,251 (-1.2% from 2011)32,634 (-1.9% from 2006)33,283 (-3.4% from 2001)
Land area:13,303.30 km2 (5,136.43 sq mi)13,299.92 km2 (5,135.13 sq mi)13,279.88 km2 (5,127.39 sq mi)
Population density:2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi)2.5/km2 (6.5/sq mi)2.5/km2 (6.5/sq mi)
Median age:47.2 (M: 46.2, F: 48.0)46.6 (M: 45.9, F: 47.2)44.7 (M: 44.0, F: 45.3)
Total private dwellings:16,86216,33016,550
Median household income:$59,630$43,491
References: 2016 [2] 2011 [1] 2006 [4] earlier [5]

Politics

The district seat is in Temiskaming Shores.

Along with portions of the neighbouring district, Cochrane, Timiskaming is represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario by John Vanthof. In the House of Commons of Canada, the district is divided between Nipissing—Timiskaming, represented by Anthony Rota, in the south, and Timmins—James Bay, represented by Charlie Angus, in the north. A very small portion of the district also belongs to the riding of Nickel Belt.

See also

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Temiskaming Shores City in Ontario, Canada

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Sudbury District District in Ontario, Canada

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Nipissing District District in Ontario, Canada

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Nipissing—Timiskaming

Nipissing—Timiskaming is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004. The riding was formed by the amalgamation of the former Nipissing riding with the southeastern portion of the former Timiskaming—Cochrane riding. The 2011 electoral results in this riding were challenged in court on the grounds that there were "irregularities, fraud or corrupt or illegal practices that affected the result of the election".

Unorganized Thunder Bay District Unorganized area in Ontario, Canada

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Latchford, Ontario Town in Ontario, Canada

Latchford is a Single-tier municipality town in Timiskaming District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is located on Bay Lake on the Montreal River near the town of Cobalt and the municipality of Temagami and is 20 kilometres from the city of Temiskaming Shores. The population of the town in the Canada 2011 Census was 387, which makes it the smallest town by population in Ontario. The town's slogan is "The Best Little Town by a Dam Site!"

Devils Rock

Devil's Rock is a granite escarpment located 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of Temiskaming Shores, Ontario, Canada. The cliffs rise 300 feet (91 m) above Lake Timiskaming and extend nearly as far underwater as they do above, giving Devil's Rock a cliff face roughly 600 feet (180 m) tall.

Matachewan Township in Ontario, Canada

Matachewan is a township in Timiskaming, Northeastern Ontario, Canada, located at the end of Ontario Highway 66 along the Montreal River. The name is derived from the Cree word for "meeting of the currents".

Gauthier, Ontario Township municipality in Ontario, Canada

Gauthier is a township municipality in Timiskaming District the Northeastern Ontario, Canada. The township had a population of 138 in the Canada 2016 Census. Its main population centre is Dobie, located just north of Ontario Highway 66, 18.5 kilometres (11.5 mi) east of Kirkland Lake. The township has just one other named place, Northlands Park, 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) west of Dobie on Ontario Highway 672 just north of Highway 66.

Timiskaming—Cochrane (provincial electoral district)

Timiskaming—Cochrane is a provincial electoral district in northern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

Timiskaming is a word from the Algonquin Temikami or Temikaming, from tim meaning "deep" and kami meaning "open waters". Alternate spellings include: Temiskaming, Témiscaming, Témiscamingue. The word Temagami comes from the same root.

Notre-Dame-du-Nord Municipality in Quebec, Canada

Notre-Dame-du-Nord is a municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in the Témiscamingue Regional County Municipality. It is located at the northern end of Lake Timiskaming where the Ottawa River enters into this lake.

Harris, Ontario Township in Ontario, Canada

Harris is a township in the Timiskaming District in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Hudson, Ontario Township in Ontario, Canada

Hudson is a township municipality incorporating the congruent geographic township in Timiskaming District in northeastern Ontario, Canada. Hudson is located directly west of the city of Temiskaming Shores and has only one named settlement, the community of Hillview.

Unorganized West Timiskaming District Unorganized area in Ontario, Canada

Unorganized West Timiskaming District is an unorganized area in the Canadian province of Ontario, comprising almost all portions of the Timiskaming District which are not organized into incorporated municipalities.

Unorganized East Timiskaming District Unorganized area in Ontario, Canada

Unorganized East Timiskaming District is an unorganized area in the Canadian province of Ontario, comprising the unincorporated portions of the Timiskaming District lying east of the municipal boundaries of Kirkland Lake and north of the municipal boundaries of Gauthier, Larder Lake and McGarry.

Unorganized South East Cochrane District Unorganized area in Ontario, Canada

Unorganized South East Cochrane District is an unorganized area in the Canadian province of Ontario, encompassing the small portion of the Cochrane District, immediately surrounding Highway 11 at the division's southern boundary with the Timiskaming District, which is not part of the municipality of Black River-Matheson which surrounds it. It consists of the southern half of the geographic township of Benoit and is the southernmost limit of the Great Clay Belt of northern Ontario.

Matabitchuan River

The Matabitchuan River is a river in Nipissing and Timiskaming Districts, Ontario, Canada.

References

  1. 1 2 3 "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  2. 1 2 "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-07-16.
  3. "Official Plan" (PDF). Town of Kirkland Lake. Retrieved 2011-10-21.[ permanent dead link ]
  4. "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  5. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.