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Markham

Markham, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1970, population 301 709 (2011c), 261 573 (2006c). The Town of Markham is located on the northeast edge of Metropolitan Toronto.

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Martensville

Martensville, Sask, incorporated as a town in 1969 and a city in 2009, population 7716 (2011c), 4978 (2006c). The City of Martensville is located 9 km north of SASKATOON. In the late 1960s as Saskatoon's population underwent

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Marystown

Marystown, NL, incorporated as a town in 1951, population 5506 (2011c), 5436 (2006c). The Town of Marystown is a shipbuilding and fish-processing centre, comprising the settlements of Marystown (formerly Mortier Bay), Creston, Creston North, Little Bay and Mooring Cove on the east side of the Burin Peninsula.

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Masson-Angers

Masson-Angers is both industrial and residential in character. The main employer is the James MacLaren Industries pulp and paper mill, dating back to 1932. Hundreds of residents also work as civil servants for the federal government, commuting daily to and from the Ottawa-Hull area.

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Matane

In the 1950s, the closing of several paper mills resulted in widespread unemployment. A decade later, however, the recognition of Matane's port as an important regional transportation and distribution point revived interest in the town. There is now a pulp mill and a paper mill providing employment.

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Meadow Lake

During the 1930s many farmers deserted land in the "dust bowl" and moved N to start again. Meadow Lake was a popular destination, and the arrival of a CPR line in 1936 provided an opportunity for further development.

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Middleton

Middleton, NS, incorporated as a town in 1909, population 1749 (2011c), 1829 (2006c). The Town of Middleton is located in Nova Scotia's historic ANNAPOLIS VALLEY.

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Midland

Midland, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1890, population 16 572 (2011c), 16 330 (2006c). The Town of Midland is located on Midland Bay, an inlet of Georgian Bay. It is about 145 km by road north of Toronto.

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Milton

Milton, Ont, incorporated as a town in 1857, population 84 362 (2011c), 53 889 (2006c). The Town of Milton is located 29 km west of Toronto.

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Minnedosa

Minnedosa, Man, Manitoba, incorporated as a town in 1883, population 2587 (2011c), 2474 (2006c). The Town of Minnedosa is located 205 km northwest of Winnipeg, on the east side of the Little Saskatchewan River.

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Mirabel

The dismemberment of this ancient land and its new orientation have completely changed the regional structures and habits of its population. The airport, linked to Montréal by the Laurentian Autoroute, is in the centre of town, and is the world's largest airport in area.

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Mont-Joli

Further growth resulted from the establishment of train repair yards. The headquarters of the Canada and Gulf Terminal Ry (linking Mont-Joli and Matane) located in the village in 1910. These developments led to the opening of a foundry that produced railway equipment.

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire

This area, part of the seigneury granted to Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville in 1694, was sufficiently settled at the end of the 18th century to warrant the creation of a mission church, Saint-Hilaire.

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Montague

While it still lacks an industrial base, the town has experienced renewed prosperity with the agricultural revitalization that began in the 1960s. Out-of-province investment established tobacco farms and rejuvenated the mixed- and dairy-farming industries.

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Moosomin

Moosomin, Sask, incorporated as a town in 1887, population 2485 (2011c), 2262 (2006c). The Town of Moosomin is located in southeastern Saskatchewan 15 km west of the Manitoba border. When the CPR entered the North-West

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Moosonee

Moosonee, Ont, incorporated as a town in 2001, population 1725 (2011c), 2006 (2006c). The Town of Moosonee is located on the Moose River, 25 km from James Bay.

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Morden

Morden, Manitoba, incorporated as a town in 1903, population 7812 (2011c), 6571 (2006c). The Town of Morden is located 104 km southwest of Winnipeg and 20 km north of the international boundary.

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Morinville

Morinville, Alta, incorporated as a village in 1901 and as a town in 1911, population 8569 (2011c), 6775 (2006c). The Town of Morinville is located on the Canadian National Railway main line, 41 km northwest of Edmonton.

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Morris

Morris, Manitoba, incorporated as a town in 1883, population 1797 (2011c), 1643 (2006c). The Town of Morris is located at the confluence of the Red and Morris rivers, 55 km south of Winnipeg.

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Mount Royal (Mont-Royal)

Mount Royal was part of a seigneury granted to the SULPICIAN order in the early 18th century. Separated from the growing city of Montréal by the mountain, the area remained primarily an agricultural community until the early 20th century.