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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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Some of the roles identified for the City in order to enable socially sensitive housing as a positive means for development of urban habitats in Kitchener include: regulating land use, improving access to finances, and strengthening the informal community.
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada N2B 3X4, (519) 743-6890, fax: (519) 743-6964, www.
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.
Cet article decrit les changements qui ont affecte, sur une periode de trente ans, le centre-ville de Kitchener en Ontario.
In discussing the third goal of ethics education, the development of a sense of moral responsibility, Kitchener (1986) stated: It is not enough to be aware of and concerned about ethical issues, nor is it enough to think wisely about ethical issues.
Founded in 1998, The Griffin Corporation is a Canadian-based real estate investment company that owns and operates income-producing commercial real estate in Hamilton, Kitchener, Sudbury and Timmins, Ontario, including a 100% interest in "The Sir William Osler Medical Center" at 265 Sanatorium Road in Hamilton; a 100% interest in 73 King Street, Kitchener; a 100% interest in The Sudbury City Office Tower at 10 Elm Street, Sudbury and a 100% interest in "The 101 Mall" at 38 Pine Street in Timmins.
Diaene Vernile, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation and MPP for Kitchener Centre, was at the site of the new facility today to mark the start of construction.

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