Queenston

Queenston,

village, S Ont., Canada, just N of Niagara Falls. There the British defeated American invaders in the battle of Queenston Heights (Oct. 13, 1812) in the War of 1812. The British commanding general, Sir Isaac Brock, was killed in the fighting.
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John's to Whitehall - which I praise very highly, but no more than it deserves, when I say that it is superior even to that in which we went from Queenston to Toronto, or to that in which we travelled from the latter place to Kingston, or I have no doubt I may add to any other in the world.
Two regular traveller lanes have been equipped with RFID technology at each of the following POEs: in British Columbia, the Douglas, Pacific Highway and Aldergrove border crossings; in Manitoba, the Emerson border crossing; in Ontario, border crossings at Lansdowne, Ambassador Bridge (Windsor), Peace Bridge (Fort Erie), Queenston Bridge (Niagara), and Rainbow Bridge (Niagara).
The gun is believed to have arrived in Niagara in the early 1920s, "being placed in front of the village school in Queenston.
Battles described include Queenston Heights, Fort George, Stoney Creek, Beaver Dams, Fort Niagara, Chippawa, Lundy's Lane, and Fort Erie, all in chronological order.
The expected replacement, originally announced in 2006, will be two 'Queenston' class Joint Support Ships (JSS), HMCS Queenston and HMCS Chateauguay, built by the Seaspan Marine Corporation.
Most recently, he was president and CEO of Queenston Mining, leading the discovery and development of the Upper Beaver deposit in the Kirkland Lake Gold camp until the company's acquisition by Osisko Mining.
The HM claim was part of the Queenston Mining joint venture, located approximately 2,000 feet (610 metres) southeast of the #2 shaft at the Macassa Mine Complex.
Ellen Donogh is a teacher/librarian at both Queenston School and Luxton School in Winnipeg.
Osisko acquired the Upper Beaver project when in acquired Queenston mining in a transaction that was completed in December 2012.
He fishes for bass and pickerel on the Niagara River while being shot at by enemy soldiers, steals peaches from gardens in the ruins of Queenston, and has a "capital" picnic of steak, potatoes, and brandy with a Yankee officer while trying to spy on American positions in Fort George.
While providing his own insight from serving as a military commander, Riley follows Brock through his early years and service up to his death at the Battle of Queenston Heights.
Subjects include "The Coming of the War" (Utter), "The Role of the Indian in the War" (Horsman), "Naval Power on the Lakes, 1812-1813" (Stacey), "Sir Isaac Brock: The Hero of Queenston Heights" (Lamb), and "Kentucky in the Northwest Campaign" (Clark).