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Important Notice to residents regarding Railway Street access to the Ontario Northland Train Station.

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Tim Horton
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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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The THEC
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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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OCTOBER, 2017

THU19OCT10:00 AM- 11:30 AM7 Grandfather TeachingsCochrane Parent Resource and Ontario Early Years Centre/Brighter Futures10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Cochrane Child Care Centre

FRI20OCT9:30 AM- 4:30 PMDress for the Cause Bake SaleCochrane Child Care Centre9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Cochrane Child Care Centre

FRI20OCT9:30 AM- 11:30 AMPlaygroupParent Resource and Ontario Early Years Centre9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Cochrane Child Care Centre ORGANIZER: 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 Politis 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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VISITORS DIRECTORY


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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Top Tourist Destination

Cochrane has been once again recognized for it’s nationally unique tourist opportunities.

Cochrane Opens Doors to Help Evacuees

Cochrane will be receiving 200 evacuees from Kashechewan starting Thursday April 20, 2017, as part of the precautionary flood evacuation taking place. The Town declared an emergency today to open the doors to host evacuees from the First Nation Community on the James Bay Coast.

Bob Izumi & James Smedley Visit Cochrane

Lucky Cochranites got up close and personal with Canadian fishing personality Bob Izumi and James Smedley of Outdoors Photography.

Real Fishing Show and Ontario Out of Doors Coming to Cochrane

Host of the ever popular Real Fishing Show, Bob Izumi, and Ontario Out of Doors highly acclaimed writer, James Smedley, will be stopping in Cochrane for a meet and greet, enroute to an ice fishing trip on Lake Abitibi.
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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.

DIVERSE

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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OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Active Living

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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CONSERVATION FACILITY

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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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