Northwestern Ontario

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Northwestern Ontario is a secondary region of Northern Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of Hudson Bay and James Bay.wikipedia
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Northern Ontario

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Northwestern Ontario is a secondary region of Northern Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of Hudson Bay and James Bay. For some purposes, Northwestern Ontario and Northeastern Ontario are treated as separate regions, while for other purposes they are grouped together as Northern Ontario.
For some purposes, Northern Ontario is further subdivided into Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario.

Kenora District

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In 1912, the Parliament of Canada by the Ontario Boundaries Extension Act gave jurisdiction over the District of Patricia to Ontario, thereby extending the northern boundary of the province to Hudson Bay. Northwestern Ontario consists of the districts of Kenora, Rainy River and Thunder Bay.
Kenora District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario, Canada.

Rainy River District

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Northwestern Ontario consists of the districts of Kenora, Rainy River and Thunder Bay.
Rainy River District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Thunder Bay District

Thunder BayThunder Bay District, OntarioDistrict of Thunder Bay
Northwestern Ontario consists of the districts of Kenora, Rainy River and Thunder Bay.
Thunder Bay District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Thunder Bay

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.
It is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario with a population of 107,909 as of the Canada 2016 Census, and the second most populous in Northern Ontario after Greater Sudbury.

Kenora

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.
Kenora, originally named Rat Portage (Portage-aux-Rats), is a small city situated on the Lake of the Woods in Northwestern Ontario, Canada, close to the Manitoba boundary, and about 200 km east of Winnipeg.

Dryden, Ontario

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.
Dryden is the second-largest city in the Kenora District of Northwestern Ontario, Canada, located on Wabigoon Lake.

Fort Frances

Fort Frances, OntarioFort Frances, ONFort Frances ON
Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.
Fort Frances is a town in, and the seat of, Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada.

Sioux Lookout

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.
Sioux Lookout is a town in Northwestern Ontario, Canada.

Northeastern Ontario

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For some purposes, Northwestern Ontario and Northeastern Ontario are treated as separate regions, while for other purposes they are grouped together as Northern Ontario.
Northeastern Ontario and Northwestern Ontario may also be grouped together as Northern Ontario.

Atikokan

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.
Atikokan (Ojibwe for "caribou bones") is a town in the Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada.

Red Lake, Ontario

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.
The town acts as a cargo, passenger and tourism hub for Northwestern Ontario.

Dave Canfield

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Some, most notably former Kenora mayor Dave Canfield, and Fort Frances town councillor Tannis Drysdale, have proposed the idea of the region as a whole, or parts of it, seceding from Ontario to join Manitoba, although the campaign did not attract widespread public support.
In 2005, Canfield became the first public figure in Northwestern Ontario to publicly advocate the secession of the region from Ontario to join the province of Manitoba.

Lake Superior

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Northwestern Ontario is a secondary region of Northern Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of Hudson Bay and James Bay.

Hudson Bay

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Northwestern Ontario is a secondary region of Northern Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of Hudson Bay and James Bay. In 1912, the Parliament of Canada by the Ontario Boundaries Extension Act gave jurisdiction over the District of Patricia to Ontario, thereby extending the northern boundary of the province to Hudson Bay.

James Bay

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Northwestern Ontario is a secondary region of Northern Ontario which lies north and west of Lake Superior, and west of Hudson Bay and James Bay.

Subarctic

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It includes most of subarctic Ontario.

Manitoba

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Some, most notably former Kenora mayor Dave Canfield, and Fort Frances town councillor Tannis Drysdale, have proposed the idea of the region as a whole, or parts of it, seceding from Ontario to join Manitoba, although the campaign did not attract widespread public support. Its western boundary is the Canadian province of Manitoba, which disputed Ontario's claim to the western part of the region.

Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

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Ontario's right to Northwestern Ontario was determined by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in 1884 and confirmed by the Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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Ontario's right to Northwestern Ontario was determined by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in 1884 and confirmed by the Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Parliament of Canada

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In 1912, the Parliament of Canada by the Ontario Boundaries Extension Act gave jurisdiction over the District of Patricia to Ontario, thereby extending the northern boundary of the province to Hudson Bay.

Greenstone, Ontario

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.

Marathon, Ontario

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Major communities in the region include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Greenstone, Red Lake, Marathon, and Atikokan.

First Nations in Ontario

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There are also several dozen First Nations in Northwestern Ontario.

Eastern Time Zone

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Northwestern Ontario is divided between the Eastern Time Zone and the Central Time Zone.