Cochrane, Ontario

CochraneCochrane, ON
Cochrane is a town in northeastern Ontario, Canada.wikipedia
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Cochrane District

CochraneCochrane District, OntarioDistrict of Cochrane
It is the seat of Cochrane District.
The district seat is Cochrane.

Cochrane Crunch

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The arena is currently home to the Cochrane Crunch, a Canadian Jr. A hockey team.
The Cochrane Crunch are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based out of Cochrane, Ontario, Canada.

Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League

NOJHLNOJHL East DivisionNorthern Ontario
The Crunch play in the NOJHL, and in 2014/15 captured their first Eastern Division Championship.
The teams are currently located in: Blind River, Cochrane, Elliot Lake, Espanola, Hearst, Kirkland Lake, Noelville, Powassan, Rayside-Balfour, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, and Timmins the league is spread across the southern region of Northeastern Ontario.

Cochrane station (Ontario)

CochraneCochrane railway station
The Cochrane railway station is operated by the Ontario Northland Railway and serves as the southern terminus of the Polar Bear Express which operates five days per week to and from Moosonee.
Cochrane station is located in the town of Cochrane in Ontario.

Ontario Northland Railway

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The Cochrane railway station is operated by the Ontario Northland Railway and serves as the southern terminus of the Polar Bear Express which operates five days per week to and from Moosonee. In the early 20th century, the National Transcontinental Railway was built through the area, and in 1907, the place was selected as the junction point with the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway.
Its north–south mainline is located entirely in Ontario, starting at its southern terminus at North Bay, running northward through Cobalt, New Liskeard, Cochrane, and on to its northern terminus at Moosonee, several miles south of the shore of James Bay.

National Transcontinental Railway

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In the early 20th century, the National Transcontinental Railway was built through the area, and in 1907, the place was selected as the junction point with the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway.
A 122 mi section of the NTR mainline between Nakina and Calstock, Ontario was abandoned in 1986 and the Ontario Northland Railway purchased the section of NTR mainline between Calstock and Cochrane, Ontario in 1993.

Cochrane Aerodrome

The town is served by the Cochrane Aerodrome, but has no scheduled flights.
Cochrane Aerodrome, is registered aerodrome located 2 NM north of Cochrane, Ontario.

Polar Bear Express

The Cochrane railway station is operated by the Ontario Northland Railway and serves as the southern terminus of the Polar Bear Express which operates five days per week to and from Moosonee.
It operates five days per week year-round and connects Cochrane with Moosonee.

Reesor Siding strike of 1963

Reesor Crossing TragedyReesor Siding Strike1963 Reesor Siding incident
After the Reesor Siding Strike of 1963, Cochrane was the site of the trial for 20 Reesor Siding farmers charged with the killing of 3 union employees.
The case against the farmers was heard in October 1963 in Cochrane, before Supreme Court of Ontario Chief Justice McRuer.

Ontario Highway 11

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Cochrane is situated along Ontario Highway 11.
Further expansion was planned with a new highway from North Bay to Cochrane.

Francis Cochrane

Frank Cochrane
It was incorporated on January 1, 1910, and named for politician and merchant Frank Cochrane, a former mayor of Sudbury and a federal Cabinet minister from 1911 to 1919.
The town of Cochrane, Ontario was named for him.

Moosonee

Moosonee, OntarioMoosonee, ON
The Cochrane railway station is operated by the Ontario Northland Railway and serves as the southern terminus of the Polar Bear Express which operates five days per week to and from Moosonee. It is located east of Kapuskasing, northeast of Timmins, south of Moosonee, and north of Iroquois Falls.
In 1932, the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway was extended from Cochrane to Moose River Post, that was renamed at that time to Moosonee, derived from the Cree word Môsonihk meaning "at the Moose [River]".

List of francophone communities in Ontario

Francophone communities throughout OntarioFrench-speaking communities across Ontariosignificant numbers of Franco-Ontarian residents

Timiskaming—Cochrane (provincial electoral district)

Timiskaming—CochraneTimiskaming-Cochrane
Included in the riding is the city of Temiskaming Shores and the towns of Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Kirkland Lake, Larder Lake, McGarry, Englehart, Earlton, Cobalt, West Nipissing, and French River.

Ontario

Ontario, CanadaONProvince of Ontario
Cochrane is a town in northeastern Ontario, Canada.

Kapuskasing

Kapuskasing, OntarioKapuskasing, ONSpruce Falls Paper and Power
It is located east of Kapuskasing, northeast of Timmins, south of Moosonee, and north of Iroquois Falls.

Timmins

Timmins, OntarioTimmins, ONCity of Timmins
It is located east of Kapuskasing, northeast of Timmins, south of Moosonee, and north of Iroquois Falls.

Iroquois Falls

Iroquois Falls, OntarioMonteithPorquis Junction
It is located east of Kapuskasing, northeast of Timmins, south of Moosonee, and north of Iroquois Falls.

Moose Factory

Moose Factory, OntarioMoose FortFort St. Louis
Before Cochrane was founded, it was used as a summer camping ground by indigenous people, and a stopping place for fur traders travelling to Moose Factory.

Railway town

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In November 1908, the lots were sold by auction and a railway town formed.

Greater Sudbury

SudburySudbury, OntarioSudbury, Canada
It was incorporated on January 1, 1910, and named for politician and merchant Frank Cochrane, a former mayor of Sudbury and a federal Cabinet minister from 1911 to 1919.