Marc Serré

Your member of parliament for


Nickel Belt

Marc Serré

Your member of parliament for


Nickel Belt

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Fun Facts About Nickel Belt-Greater Sudbury

Did you know that Greater Sudbury is Canada’s 7th largest municipality by area and the largest in Ontario? Greater Sudbury is home to 330 lakes, wildlife, and an abundance of green spaces for endless outdoor adventures.

Did you know that former Supreme Court Justice Louise Charron was born in Sturgeon Falls? She served from 2004 until 2011.

Did you know that in 2018, the community of Capreol celebrated their 100th anniversary? The history of Capreol is deeply interwoven with the history of Canada’s railroad which is why it is home to the Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre.

Did you know that Gogama means “jumping fish” in Ojibway? Gogama was home to legendary Northern Ontario “Wolf Man” Joe Laflamme (1889-1965).

Did you know that the region around Onaping and Lake Wanapitaei was a geological training ground for NASA astronauts before Apollo missions in the early 1970s? Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 brought his crew to study the unique features of the meteor impact site.

Did you know the Historic Village of Killarney was founded in 1820 as a fur trading post? Then in 1964, it was made into a provincial park – where everyone can now enjoy breathtaking landscapes and world famous fish and chips!

Did you know that the Hudson’s Bay Company post at Sturgeon River House, near Lake Nipissing, operated from 1848 until 1879? The Sturgeon River House Museum now sits on the site.

More fun facts to come. Stay tuned!