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industrial town (1991 pop. 8,921), S Ont., Canada, on the Detroit River. Fort Malden, built (1797–99) to replace a post lost when Detroit was ceded to the United States, is now within a national historic park.
She quickly began to take on water, but the crew was still able to sail her safely to a dock at Amherstburg, Ontario. There, the 1,400 passengers disembarked, were loaded onto buses, and rode to Detroit without any knowledge of the seriousness of the accident.
Brett Westgarth, who had two separate stints with the Sharks, has retired from pro hockey and is back home in Amherstburg, Ontario. The Princeton grad is pursuing a couple of things - he and buddy Mike Moore are developing applications for iPhones - and he is also sending out resumes as he looks for a job in the 9-to-5 world, possibly as a consultant.
General Chemical operates a 430,000 mt/yr synthetic soda-ash plant at Amherstburg, Ontario, Industria del Alcali SA has a 290,000-mt/yr synthetic soda-ash plant at Monterrey, and Sosa Texcoco operates a 210,000-mt/yr natural-ash plant at Mexico City--for a total Mexican capacity of 500,000 mt/yr.
"If you don't know where you came from you probably don't know where you are going." Our guest speaker Trisha Bray shared this quote of her father Melvin Simpson, founder of the North American Black Historical Museum in Amherstburg, Ontario. We were particularly pleased to have Trisha join us on 3 November 2007 after meeting her during the 2007 UELAC Dominion Conference in Windsor, Ontario.