Shirleys Bay

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Shirleys Bay is a bay of the Ottawa River, about sixteen kilometres from downtown Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.wikipedia
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Defence Research and Development Canada

Defence Research BoardDRDCDefense Research Board
Organizations with facilities at the site include Defence Research and Development Canada, Communications Research Centre, the Canadian Space Agency's David Florida Laboratory, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Training Unit, Department of Defence firearms training area, and the Connaught National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.
DRDC Ottawa is located near Shirleys Bay in the west end of Ottawa.

David Florida Laboratory

Organizations with facilities at the site include Defence Research and Development Canada, Communications Research Centre, the Canadian Space Agency's David Florida Laboratory, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Training Unit, Department of Defence firearms training area, and the Connaught National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.
The David Florida Laboratory is the Canadian Space Agency's spacecraft assembly, integration and testing centre, in Shirleys Bay, just west of Ottawa.

Greenbelt (Ottawa)

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* Greenbelt (Ottawa)
It begins at Shirleys Bay in the west and extends to Green's Creek in the east.

Project Magnet

The station, Project Magnet, was equipped with radio monitoring equipment, Geiger counters, and cameras.
In October 1952, Smith set up an observatory at Shirley's Bay outside Ottawa to study reports of UFO sightings, believing that UFOs would emit physical characteristics that could be measured.

Bay

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Shirleys Bay is a bay of the Ottawa River, about sixteen kilometres from downtown Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.

Ottawa River

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Shirleys Bay is a bay of the Ottawa River, about sixteen kilometres from downtown Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.

Ottawa

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Shirleys Bay is a bay of the Ottawa River, about sixteen kilometres from downtown Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.

Ontario

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Shirleys Bay is a bay of the Ottawa River, about sixteen kilometres from downtown Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.

Canada

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Shirleys Bay is a bay of the Ottawa River, about sixteen kilometres from downtown Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.

Important Bird Area

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Shirleys Bay also includes a significant wetland and nature preserve that is part of an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area the Lac Deschênes-Ottawa River IBA.

Communications Research Centre Canada

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Organizations with facilities at the site include Defence Research and Development Canada, Communications Research Centre, the Canadian Space Agency's David Florida Laboratory, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Training Unit, Department of Defence firearms training area, and the Connaught National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Canadian Space Agency

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Organizations with facilities at the site include Defence Research and Development Canada, Communications Research Centre, the Canadian Space Agency's David Florida Laboratory, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Training Unit, Department of Defence firearms training area, and the Connaught National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Organizations with facilities at the site include Defence Research and Development Canada, Communications Research Centre, the Canadian Space Agency's David Florida Laboratory, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Training Unit, Department of Defence firearms training area, and the Connaught National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Connaught National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre

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Organizations with facilities at the site include Defence Research and Development Canada, Communications Research Centre, the Canadian Space Agency's David Florida Laboratory, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Training Unit, Department of Defence firearms training area, and the Connaught National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Unidentified flying object

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Project Magnet was an unidentified flying object (UFO) study program established by the Department of Transport (DOT) on 2 December 1950, under the direction of Wilbert B. Smith, senior radio engineer for the DOT's Broadcast and Measurements Section.

Transport Canada

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Project Magnet was an unidentified flying object (UFO) study program established by the Department of Transport (DOT) on 2 December 1950, under the direction of Wilbert B. Smith, senior radio engineer for the DOT's Broadcast and Measurements Section.

No. 3 Squadron RCAF

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It soon moved to Shirleys Bay a month after its formation.

Marcel Chaput

He initially resumed the same work he had been doing during the war, then transferred to the department of chemical research in Shirley Bay.

Library and Archives Canada

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A Nitrate Film Preservation Facility on the Communications Research Centre campus in Shirleys Bay, on the outskirts of Ottawa, houses Canada's cellulose nitrate film collection.

Lac Deschênes

Lake Deschenes
On the Ontario side, these are located at Fitzroy Harbour, Buckham's Bay, Port of Call Marina, Shirleys Bay, and the Nepean Sailing Club.

UFO conspiracy theory

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In 1954 an automatic working station for UFO monitoring was installed at Shirley's Bay near Ottawa in Canada.

Nepean Township

NepeanNepean Township, OntarioTownship of Nepean
The 1850 boundaries of Nepean Township were the Ottawa River on the north, the Rideau River on the east, approximately along where Bankfield Road and Brophy Drive are today on the south, and approximately where Eagleson Road, March Road, and Hertzberg Road are today through to Shirleys Bay on the west.