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Kitchener,

city (1991 pop. 168,282), Regional Municipality of Waterloo, S Ont., Canada, in the Grand River valley. Settled largely by Mennonites from Pennsylvania in 1806, it was known as Berlin until 1916, when it was renamed in memory of Lord Kitchener. Its products include packaged meats, metal and leather goods, spirits, appliances, furniture, and rubber products. Because of the close socioeconomic ties between Kitchener and the city of WaterlooWaterloo
. 1 City (1991 pop. 71,181), SE Ont., Canada. It adjoins Kitchener. Several large insurance companies have their main offices there, and the adjoining cities form a high technology hub.
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, the area is commonly known as Kitchener-Waterloo. Woodside National Historic Park commemorates the birthplace of W. L. MacKenzie King.

Kitchener

 

a city in southern Canada, in the province of Ontario, in the Grand River Valley. Population, 224,000 (1971, including suburbs). Kitchener has enterprises of the machine-building, metalworking, chemical, leather, textile, food-processing, and electrotechnical industries.

Kitchener

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Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum. 1850--1916, British field marshal. As head of the Egyptian army (1892--98), he expelled the Mahdi from the Sudan (1898), occupying Khartoum; he also commanded British forces (1900--02) in the Boer War and (1902--09) in India. He conducted the mobilization of the British army for World War I as war minister (1914--16); he was drowned on his way to Russia

Kitchener

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an industrial town in SE Canada, in S Ontario: founded in 1806 as Dutch Sand Hills, it was renamed Berlin in 1830 and Kitchener in 1916. Pop.: 190 399 (2001)
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Three socially sensitive housing models were identified through our Kitchener case study and have been analyzed in order to understand the intricacies of the strategies, critical factors for success and the differentiated roles and decision-making patterns of state powers, market forces and people power.
Heckman, Department of Medicine, Hamilton Health Sciences, Chedoke Campus and Freeport Health Centre, 3570 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2C 2W1: fax: 519-894-8326: email: heck0@sympatico.
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2B 3X4, (519) 743-6890, fax: (519) 743-6964, www.
He knew more about promotion and exhibited the Kitchener at the 1851 Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace.
At that time, Prince and her late husband, Ambrose, were living in Kitchener and were attending many events the centre held, in an effort to keep their traditions alive.
Kanko a third-round pick by the Kings in last June's draft, has 12 goals in 19 games with Kitchener.
with whom they have a contract to maintain a fleet of vehicles, has reduced the nickel giant's preventative maintenance costs by 14 per cent, Kitchener says.
After writing the song "Mary, I Am Tired and Disgusted," which achieved great popularity in Port of Spain during World War II, the young composer and singer was dubbed Lord Kitchener by fellow calypsonian Growling Tiger, after the famous British military officer and statesman.
Known as the Kitchener Experiment, or more formally, the Victim/Offender Reconciliation Project (VORP), it began as a cooperative effort between the local probation office and several civic leaders, together with a judge who was willing to try an unorthodox approach.
Both Kitchener and Waterloo grew in the late nineteenth century with development focused around main streets that remained lively and intact until the radical redevelopments of the '50 and '60s.
This article which covers thirty years of central-area change in the City of Kitchener, Ontario focuses on the initial impetus that led to the preparation of large-scale plans, on the down-scaling and partial implementation of those plans, and on the current decision-making environment that allows for more public participation than existed in the past.
Kitchener (1984, 1986) suggested that the facts of a situation and an individual's basic beliefs (ordinary moral sense) form the basis for most actions.

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