Timiskaming District

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Timiskaming District
District
Location of Timiskaming District in Ontario
Location of Timiskaming District in Ontario
Coordinates: 47°50′N 80°30′W / 47.833°N 80.500°W / 47.833; -80.500Coordinates: 47°50′N 80°30′W / 47.833°N 80.500°W / 47.833; -80.500
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
Created 1912
Government
 • MPs Charlie Angus, Claude Gravelle, Jay Aspin
 • MPPs France Gélinas, John Vanthof
Area[1]
 • Land 13,299.92 km2 (5,135.13 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 32,634
 • Density 2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code FSA P0J, P0K, P2N
Area code(s) 705
Seat Temiskaming Shores

Timiskaming is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. The district was created in 1912 from parts of Algoma, Nipissing, and Sudbury districts. In 1921, Cochrane District was created from parts of this district and parts of Thunder Bay District.

The division had a population of 32,634 in the Canada 2011 Census. The land area is 13,299.92 square kilometres (5,135.13 sq mi); the population density was 2.5 per square kilometre (6.5/sq mi).[1]

History[edit]

The Coureur de bois explored and traded fur in what is now the Timiskaming District, in the 17th century.[2]

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Townships[edit]

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First Nations reserve[edit]

Unorganized areas[edit]

The following local services boards serve inhabitants of these unincorporated areas:

Geographical townships[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Politics[edit]

The district seat is in Temiskaming Shores.

Along with portions of the neighbouring district, Cochrane, Timiskaming is represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario by John Vanthof. In the House of Commons of Canada, the district is divided between Nipissing—Timiskaming, represented by Jay Aspin, in the south, and Timmins—James Bay, represented by Charlie Angus, in the north. A very small portion of the district also belongs to the riding of Nickel Belt.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Timiskaming District census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Official Plan". Town of Kirkland Lake. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-19. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-19. 

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