. . . Section Census division Population 5.2.4 Presbyterians 4.1 Financial district In Canada education falls under provincial jurisdiction Publicly funded elementary and secondary schools are administered by the Ontario Ministry of Education while colleges and universities are administered by the Ontario Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities the Minister of Education is Lisa Thompson and the Minister of Training Colleges and Universities is Merrilee Fullerton Higher education. . . 2010 65 32 260 330 English Secular Durham District School Board. .
Toronto Ontario Canada Business directory Fair Haven. The Ottawa River timber trade resulted from Napoleon's 1806 Continental Blockade in Europe the United Kingdom required a new source of timber for its navy and shipbuilding Later the UK's application of gradually increasing preferential tariffs increased Canadian imports the trade in squared timber lasted until the 1850s the transportation of raw timber by means of floating down the Ottawa River was proved possible in 1806 by Philemon Wright. Squared timber would be assembled into large rafts which held living quarters for men on their six-week journey to Quebec City which had large exporting facilities and easy access to the Atlantic Ocean The timber trade was Upper and Lower Canada's major industry in terms of employment and value of the product.Greening (1961) pp 111 the largest supplier of square red and white pine to the British market was the Ottawa River and the Ottawa Valley They had "rich red and white pine forests." Bytown (later called Ottawa) was a major lumber and sawmill centre of Canada Transportation and communications, Toronto Ontario Canada Business directory. .