Port Colborne


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Port Colborne

(kōl`bərn), town (1991 pop. 18,766), S Ont., Canada, on Lake Erie, at the south end of the Welland Ship Canal. It is an important transshipment center between Montreal and points to the west. It has a nickel refinery, grain elevators, and a cement plant.
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A contract worth $12,616,144 has been awarded to Marine Recycling Corporation of Port Colborne, Ontario, for the disposal of the Royal Canadian Navy's former HMCS Preserver AOR supply ship.
In a telephone interview, Albano revealed that while growing up in Port Colborne he was always interested in theatre.
Vale, the Brazilian mining company that bought Inco in 2006, immediately cut labour costs, which led to long strikes at the Sudbury and Port Colborne operations in 2009, and at Voisey's Bay in Labrador.
The feint succeeded to an extent, as LCol George Peacocke led a militia force to Chippewa while ordering LCol Alfred Booker to Port Colborne.
Caption: Fares, Bilal, Jana and Hiba at their new home in Port Colborne, Ont.
Erie, Gardenville, Grover Cleveland, Terrace, Hamburg, Harris Hill, Kenmore, Kenilworth, Lackawanna, Lancaster, North Tonawanda, Orchard Park, Port Colborne, Sloan, Soldiers Place, Tonawanda, West Seneca, Winchester, Williamsville and more.
Thursday evening's opening reception in the Port Colborne lounge provided an opportunity to reconnect with old friends and to make new ones while listening to some great music by Niagara's own RiPaRi jazz trio.
The Ontario Horticultural Association, by way of the Port Colborne Horticultural Society, planted a lovely bur oak tree at the Doan UEL Cemetery.
Inco refined nickel near the small southern Ontario city of Port Colborne on the north shore of Lake Erie from 1918 to 1984.
That didn't sit well with United Steelworkers national director Ken Neumann, whose union came through a bitter 12-month strike in Sudbury and Port Colborne, and is enduring a even longer one at Vale's operation in Voisey's Bay
In October 2008, Horwath wrote to ombudsman Andre Marin asking him to investigate the failure of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN to consult on its restructuring plan that had cut emergency rooms in Port Colborne, Fort Erie and left Hamilton Health Sciences McMaster facility without an adult emergency room.