City of Barrie

City of Barrie

 <– click to view  Now a thriving city of 143,000 the City of Barrie was first the home to indigenous peoples, who used a portage from Kempenfelt Bay to the Nottawasga Bay “from time immemorial.” The British found that the portage route had a strategic use by using it to...

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City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga

 <– click to view   Founded in 1974, the City of Mississauga began as an amalgamation of various small towns including Port Credit, Streetsville, Malton and Cooksville. Over the years, it grew from “farmland and fruit trees” with an initial population of about 222,000 to the third largest city in...

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Town of Oakville

Town of Oakville

 <– click to view   IN 1827, Colonel William Chisholm initiated his plan to build a shipyard at the mouth of the Sixteen Mile Creek. From there, the shipbuilding and timber industry was established in the area, attracting merchants, sailors and settlers to the shoreline. However, it wasn’t until 1857 that...

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