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Alderville First Nation Profile

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Table 21 - Quality of Life
Climate
Average Daily Temperature
(F)
High Low
July 76 53
January 29 14
Rainfall in Inches 27
Snowfall in Inches 59
Wind Speed in Miles per Hour (Annual Average) n/a
Sunshine Hours - June to August 771.8
Elevation (Mean Feet Above Sea Level) 146m = 479ft
http://weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca


Taxes
Personal Income Tax
Alderville is a First Nations Community. Personal Income Taxes do not apply to its on-reserve members. Folks who are not members of a First nations Community are advised to contact the Band Council.
Sales Tax
Major Exemptions none
State Rate 8%
Federal Rate 7%


Housing
Alderville is a First Nations Community. Land is held in trust for the Mississauga First Nation of Alderville by the Crown. Only members of the Alderville First Nation may have residences on Band property. The majority of housing is single-family, 2 or 3 bedroom detached.


Education
School Boards - Northumberland County is in the jurisdiction of four Boards:
Kawartha Pine Ridge School Board Public / English
Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board Separate (Catholic)/ English
Conseil Scolaire de district du Centre Sud-Ouest Public / French
Conseil Scolaire de district du catholique Centre-Sud Separate (Catholic)/ French
1999-2000 Statistics KPR PVNCCDSB CSSO CSCS
Elementary School Enrolment 29,138 10,217 4,316 9,901
Full-time Equivalent Teachers 1,327 459 252 497
Average class size 25 24 21 21
Enrolment vs capacity 107% 113% 42% 76%
Total Funding $247.8 million $85.4 million $59.9 million $94 million
% of operating expenditure spent in the classroom 64% 62% 53% 58%
% of operating expenditure spent on Board Administration 3% 4% 6% 3%
Secondary School Enrolment 15,086 3,693 1,623 1,651
Full-time Equivalent Teachers 871 222 117 113
Average class size 22 22 11 14
Enrolment vs capacity 95% 119% 52% 57%
Total Funding $248.6 million $80.3 million $65.1 million $91.5 million
% of operating expenditure spent in the classroom 64% 62% 55% 57%
% of operating expenditure spent on Board Administration 3% 4% 6% 3%
Standardized testing is now occurring in Grades 3 and 6, with additional grades to be added as children pass through system
Source: Ministry of Education http://esip.edu.gov.on.ca
Schools Town Phone Number Board Grades Enrolment French Immersion avail
Baltimore Public School Hamilton Twp 905-372-2431 KPR JK-6 343  
Beatrice Strong Public School Port Hope 905-885-3933 KPR JK-6 386  
Brighton Public School Brighton 613-475-2814 KPR JK-8 478  
Burnham Public School Cobourg 905-372-7014 KPR JK-6 316  
Camborne Public School Hamilton Twp 905-342-2874 KPR JK-6 284  
Campbellford District High School Trent Hills 705-653-3060 KPR 9-OAC 734 Ext
Castleton Public School Cramahe 905-344-7361 KPR JK-8 191  
Central Public School Port Hope 905-885-6442 KPR JK-6 242 Ext
Cobourg DCI East Cobourg 905-372-2271 KPR 9-OAC 935 yes
Cobourg DCI West Cobourg 905-372-2191 KPR 9-OAC 746  
Colborne Public School Cramahe 905-355-2532 KPR JK-8 284  
C.R. Gummow Public School Cobourg 905-372-9752 KPR JK-8 499 yes
Dale Road Senior Public School Hamilton Twp 905-372-8787 KPR 7-8 242  
Dr L.B. Powers Public School Port Hope 905-885-8196 KPR JK-6 195  
Dr M.S. Hawkins Senior Public School Port Hope 905-885-2486 KPR 7-8 322 Ext
East Northumberland Secondar School Brighton 613-475-0540 KPR 9-OAC 1286 Ext
George Hamilton Public School Port Hope 905-885-2205 KPR JK-6 197  
Grafton Public School Alnwick-Haldimand 905-349-2591 KPR JK-8 310  
Grant Sine Public School Cobourg 905-372-9611 KPR JK-8 195  
Hastings Public School Trent Hills 705-696-2432 KPR JK-8 188  
Hillcrest Public School Trent Hills 705-653-1430 KPR JK-8, DC 400 Ext
Howard Jordan Public School Port Hope 905-885-5631 KPR JK-6 211  
Kent Public School Trent Hills 705-653-1540 KPR JK-8 365  
Merwin Greer Public School Cobourg 905-372-3571 KPR JK-6 132  
North Hope Central Public School Port Hope 905-797-2991 KPR JK-8 188  
Notre Dame Cobourg 905-377-9967 PVNCCDSB JK-8 274  
Percy Centennial Public School Trent Hills 705-924-2202 KPR JK-8 358  
Plainville Public School Hamilton Twp 905-342-5567 KPR JK-6 283  
Port Hope High School Port Hope 905-885-6346 KPR 9-OAC 787 Ext
Roseneath Centennial Public School Alderville / Alnwick-Haldimand 905-352-2161 KPR JK-8 273  
St. Anthony's Port Hope 905-885-4583 PVNCCDSB JK-8 238  
St. Joseph's Cobourg 905-372-6879 PVNCCDSB JK-8 290  
St. Mary's Alnwick-Haldimand 905-349-2061 PVNCCDSB JK-8 270  
St. Mary's Port Hope 905-885-6481 PVNCCDSB JK-8 188  
St. Mary's Trent Hills 705-653-1370 PVNCCDSB JK-8 262  
St. Mary's Secondary School Cobourg 905-372-4339 PVNCCDSB 9-OAC 270  
St. Michael's Cobourg 905-372-4391 PVNCCDSB JK-8 266  
Smithfield Public School Brighton 613-475-2301 KPR JK-8 273  
South Cramahe Public School Cramahe 905-355-2723 KPR JK-8 266  
Spring Valley Public School Brighton 613-475-2578 KPR JK-8 416 yes
Terry Fox Public School Cobourg 905-372-8800 KPR JK-8 562  
Thomas Gillbard Public School Cobourg 905-372-9134 KPR JK-8 214  
Private Schools
Trinity College School Port Hope 905-885-4565   5-OAC Day 175  
(97% of the 117 99/00 graduates went on to universities in the USA and Canada)
http://www.tcs.on.ca
9-OAC Boarding 425 yes
Note: While it is expected that students will attend a school in their municipality, there is some choice. Please call the Board office for details.


Medical Care
Hospitals - Northumberland Health Care Corporation Location Size
Cobourg Hospital Cobourg 101 beds
- Campbellford Memorial Hospital Trent Hills 69 beds
# of Doctors 31
# of Dentists 23
# of Naturopathic Doctors 3
# of Chiropracters 22
Sources: http://yellowpages.sympatico.ca


Shopping
# of Enclosed Regional Malls Northumberland Mall Exit 472, Cobourg


Worship
# of Houses of Worship & related Religious Institutions Protestant Catholic
  47 9
Sources: http://yellowpages.sympatico.ca and, for Catholic churches http://www.peterboroughdiocese.org


Sports
Hockey Junior A Tier 2 teams in Cobourg & Port Hope
Soccer Recreational leagues to adult
Baseball Northumberland Whiskey Jacks in Port Hope
(Eastern Greater Toronto league)
Figure Skating Recreational leagues to adult
Basketball School leagues / recreational adult
Football School leagues
Cycling Race & Touring Clubs
Synchronized Swimming Recreational & competitive
Squash / Tennis Public & private clubs
Golf Public & private clubs
Snowmobiling Trails clubs
Hiking Trails clubs
Fishing Ganaraska River, Rice Lake
Auto Racing 2 tracks within an hour's drive
(Mosport & Shannonville)
Swimming Recreational
Source: Doug James, Port Hope Evening Guide


Culture
Annual Events Event 2002 Dates Location
  Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival March 9 & 10 Warkworth
  Float your Fanny Down the Ganny 6-Apr Port Hope
  Apple Blossom Festival May 25 & 26 Colborne
  Cobourg Harbourfront Festival June 29 & 30, July 1 Cobourg
  Warkworth Western Weekend - Dodge Rodeo July 6 & 7 Warkworth
  Campbellford's Waterfront Festival & Cardboard Regatta Aug 3 & 4 Campbellford
  Campbellford Fall Fair Aug 9, 10 & 11 Campbellford
  Rural Ramble Aug 24 & 25 County
  Warkworth Fall Fair Sept 6,7 & 8 Warkworth
  Northumberland Agricultural Society Fall Fair Sept 13, 14 & 15 Port Hope
NEW!! All-Canadian Jazz Festival Sept 20, 21 & 22 Port Hope
  Brighton Apple Fest Sept 27 - 29 Brighton
  Northumberland Artisans Association Studio Tour Sept - TBA County
  ACO House Tour in Port Hope Oct 5 & 6 Port Hope
  Roseneath Fall Fair Oct 5 & 6 Roseneath
Museums Symphony Orchestras Opera Companies Theater Companies
Dorothy's House Northumberland Orchestra Society Victorian Operetta Society Capitol Theatre Festival Series
Barnum House Westben Arts Festival Theatre   Northumberland Players
Proctor House La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra   First Stages
Canadian Firefighters' Museum      
Cultural Exchange Alderville First Nation hosts a Heritage Tour, Nature Walk, and Navie Wellness Symposium on request. Other Kawartha Spirit Walks adventures also available at partner organizations around Rice Lake


Recreational Outlets (within a 2 Hour Drive)
Canada's Wonderland King City
Ontario Place & all other Toronto attractions Toronto
McMichael Canadian Gallery Kleinburg
Provincial Parks Bon Echo, Presqu'ile, & North Beach, Balsam Lake, Petrolgyphs, Serpent Mounds, Frontenac, Lower Madawaska, Algonquin Park
… other attractions too numerous to mention  

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Same table for:   Northumberland County Cramahe Township
Alnwick-Haldimand Hamilton Township
Brighton Port Hope
Cobourg Trent Hills

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