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Fort Erie,

town (1990 pop. 23,253), S Ont., Canada, on the Niagara River, opposite Buffalo, N.Y. A number of branch factories of U.S. firms are in the town, which is connected to the United States by bridge. Lumber is a chief industry. Fort Erie was built in 1764 and was taken from the British in the War of 1812 by American forces. In Aug., 1814, the Americans withstood a siege by a superior British force but afterward blew up and abandoned the stronghold. The modern town developed in the 20th cent.
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Among the Muslims denied entry is Imran Ally, a Guyanian Imam in a mosque in Toronto who was questioned for more than five hours at the Peace Bridge border crossing near Fort Erie. Ally's wife and his three children were also interrogated, according to Radio-Canada.
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Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Vance Badawey, on behalf of Canadas Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced the opening of a natural gas station in Fort Erie. Natural Resources Canada is providing $1 million to Envoy Energy Fuels Inc.
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On a sweltering August afternoon, tourists stroll languidly inside the flint-studded walls of Old Fort Erie in southern Ontario, examining cannons and perusing interpretive displays.
On June 1, some 800 Fenians commanded by Colonel John O'Neill staged through Buffalo, New York to cross the Niagara River and seize the town of Fort Erie. The next day, at Ridgeway, some 650 of O'Neill's veterans took on 850 green Canadian militiamen and, after 90 minutes of reasonably matched gunplay, took advantage of a moment of confusion in the Canadian ranks to rout them from the field with a bayonet rush.
Durant la periode d'ajournement des Fetes, le Comite permanent des finances et des affaires economiques a tenu ses consultations prebudgetaires annuelles dans plusieurs villes (Fort Frances, Sudbury, Ottawa, Cornwall, Fort Erie, London et Toronto) et a presente ses conclusions a la Chambre.
During the winter adjournment, the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs held its annual pre-budget consultations in Fort Frances, Sudbury, Ottawa, Cornwall, Fort Erie, London and Toronto and presented its findings to the House.
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In 1927, the already opened Peace Bridge connecting Buffalo, New York, and Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, was officially dedicated.

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