By C.M. Wallace, Ashley Thomson
At the flip of the century Sudbury was once a city set at the railway line, with a inhabitants of approximately 2,000. The group was once smaller than Sault Ste. Marie and Copper Cliff to the west, and to the east, North Bay and Pembroke. Now, approximately a hundred years later, Sudbury is the biggest urban in northeastern Ontario. it's also the centre of many governmental, company, social, academic, media, clinical, and different specialist prone within the region.
Sudbury: Rail city to nearby Capital, which honours the centenary of the community’s incorporation as a city in 1893, analyses Sudbury decade by way of decade, describing the continuing adjustments in the neighborhood and their impression on voters. The ebook additionally examines the forces that formed the city’s future and argues that Sudbury is much greater than a single-industry city in keeping with mining. Grounded in new examine and written in an obtainable type via a workforce of neighborhood students, the e-book, with quite a few maps and images will attract city historians in addition to the overall reader either inside and past the city.
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Mulligan, John Frawley, and A. " In 1893, as one of its first by-laws, the new town council appointed its own board of health, and two weeks later Dr. William Howey became the town's first medical officer of health. The council also decided to take up the matter of animals in the streets because strays not only posed a health hazard, but offended the aesthetic sensibilities of more refined citizens, especially the ladies, who had to navigate their way around the droppings. " But the sudden change in traditional practice did not find favour with voters, and two weeks later the Journal reported, "In accordance with a petition signed by about 100 ratepayers, the Council on Monday night repealed that portion of the by-law which prevents cows from running at large ...
Veach [put] up a handsome lamp opposite his restaurant lighted with gasoline. 33 These methods of securing light obviously did nothing for the fire problem in town, besides being inconvenient and inefficient. Realizing, even in its first year of existence, that something had to be done, the town council commissioned Willis Chapman, a civil and sanitary engineer, to investigate sewage, waterworks, and electric light for the town. Chapman visited the town in August 1893, and in October his report was presented to a public meeting.
W. Hart purchased the original hospital building from its private owner and refitted it as a hospital. The Sudbury Hospital, as it was known, changed ownership again in 1894 when Dr. S. 22 In 1894 a second hospital, the Algoma and Nipissing, was established 38 THE 1890s on nearby Elm Street West by a group led by Dr. Struthers. The following year it was renamed the Sudbury General Hospital, and in 1896 it was leased to the Grey Nuns of Ottawa, who renamed it St. Joseph's General Hospital. In 1897 the contents of the building were seized by the town for unpaid taxes, inspiring the Grey Nuns to build a new hospital on Mount St.