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Cochrane is the birthplace of NHL hall of famer Tim Horton. He grew up playing hockey in Cochrane and won four Stanley Cups with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Our recreational pool facility is well known across the north, and people from the region travel to Cochrane just to use it. A fantastic activity for the whole family and well worth the drive.

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The Town of Cochrane and its local surrounding offers plenty of different accommodation options ready to suit your travel needs. From recreation to business, and everything in between.

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NOVEMBER, 2019

TUE12NOV4:00 PM7:00 PMPlay and Learn Evening Drop InEarlyON Cochrane Child and Family Centr4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Cochrane Child Care Centre

WED13NOV9:30 AM11:30 AMWorld Kindness Day Scavenger HuntEarlyON Cochrane Child and Family Centre, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Cochrane Child Care Centre

WED13NOV1:00 PM4:00 PMPlay and Learn Drop InEarlyON Cochrane Child and Family Centr1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cochrane Child Care Centre

VISITORS

It’s with warmest regards and unbridled enthusiasm that we welcome you to the town that’s wonderfully unexpected. Aside from its special northern charm, Cochrane offers a diverse culture rooted in history, a progressive family orientated society, along with a vibrant and growing economy envied by many.

For those of you visiting or just curious, fasten your seat belts and be prepared to be swept off your feet. Discover Cochrane today!

A MAYOR'S WELCOME


Mayor Clement takes a moment to welcome you to one of Ontario’s fastest growing communities in Northern Ontario. A place wonderfully unexpected.

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GETTING TO COCHRANE


Conveniently located along Highway 11, the Town of Cochrane is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. Connecting us to many rural and major centres.

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For those planning to make it to our wonderful neck of the woods, have a look through the town’s directory. Discover Cochrane and plan accordingly.

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FEATURES & FACTS

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Town Hall Raises Ininew Friendship Centre Flag for National Indigenous Peoples Day

Comfort Inn & Suites to Be Built in Cochrane

The Proud Host of the 2019 Dudley-Hewitt Cup

This year, the Town of Cochrane and the Cochrane Crunch are proud to host the Dudley-Hewitt at the Tim Horton Events Centre from April 30th to May 4th 2019.

Cochrane Winter Carnival: Hollywood

The Cochrane Winter Carnival is in its 59th annual year of the winter festival and will run from February 8th to 18th 2019 this year with the theme of Hollywood.
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The Polar Bear Express takes you on a scenic journey through the Boreal Forest, bringing you to the James Bay Coast and the Town of Moosonee. A wonderfully unexpected adventure.

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UP THE COAST

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With a population of 5,340, the Town of Cochrane is a Anglophone, Francophone, and Cree speaking community. Over half of the town's population speaks both national languages.

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COMMUNITY DIVERSITY

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We love to celebrate our northern culture with events that run through all seasons. From the Cochrane Winter Carnival to the popular Summerfest, the town comes together to deliver entertaining, affordable, and family friendly events.

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FOUR SEASONS

Did You Know?

Cochrane is the birthplace of Tim Horton, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame who founded the Tim Hortons doughnut and coffee shop chain in Hamilton, Ontario, in 1964. Horton grew up playing ice hockey in Cochrane. In 1948, he signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs organization; eventually winning four Stanley Cups.

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A Northern Ontario community that has experienced growth in the last year, Cochrane offers opportunities for just about every sector. We are becoming the playground for all industry sectors including forestry, agriculture, government, retail and more recently mining.

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ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE

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From camping and paddling, to hunting and fishing, the Town of Cochrane and its surroundings offers a host of unlimited outdoor adventures.

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With the largest gold mine in North America, two world class forestry mills poised for prosperity, some of the leading green energy initiatives in the region, and over 5,000 acres of developed crops, Cochrane’s economy is running on all cylinders.

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We are a growing and vibrant community geographically centered near the very middle of Canada. Situated on Highway 11, 730 kilometres north of Toronto, 240 kilometres south of James Bay, and 100 kilometres from Timmins.

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NORTHERN TOWN

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Our small town spirit will not only encourage you to become interested in the history of Cochrane, it will inspire you to create unforgettable family memories of your own.

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