170 Dorion Loop Rd.,
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northwest Ontario
- Pop.491. In Dorion T., Thunder Bay Dist., on the W shore of Black Bay off L. Superior on Hwys 11 & 17, 73 km. NE of Thunder Bay.
- Jack Stewart was the fIrst settler in the area. He had been told by First Nations Peoples of excellent fishing and trapping.
- The village takes its name from the township, which was named after Sir Antoine-Aime Dorion, joint premier of United Canada in 1858 and 1863-1864. Ouimet Canyon is about 10 km (6.25 mi) N of Hwys 11 & 17 at Dorion.
- The canyon is a natural fault 329 feet (100 m) deep, 492 feet (150 m) wide and 2.4 km (1.5 mi) long. Viewing platforms are cantilevered out over the precipice for spectacular views up and down the canyon.
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