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Things You Didn't Know About Canada

Sunday, Sep 13, 2020, 5:25 pm

#5 Northern Ontario Tried To Separate

If you thought the north and south of the USA had issues, then you don't know anything about Canada's history. In the 1970s, Northern Ontario attempted to form its own province. This idea was devised by the Northern Ontario Heritage Party and though the plan had some momentum, they were able to bring itto fruition. In 1973, North Bay resident Ed Deibel initiated the separation talk after hearing that the government wanted to implement an increased sales tax. He felt that a separate province would increase the economic growth of the north.

Northern Ontario Tried To Separate-Things You Didn't Know About Canada


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