Midland, Ontario

Midland is a town located on Georgian Bay in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. Situated at the southern end of Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands, Midland is the economic centre of the region, with a 125-bed hospital and a local airport. It is the main town of the southern Georgian Bay area. In the summer months, the area's population grows to over 100,000 with seasonal visitors.

Notable sites in or near Midland include the Jesuit mission of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, which is now a living museum depicting missionary life in the 17th century, and the Martyrs' Shrine, a Roman Catholic church commemorating the Canadian Martyrs. The Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre is nearby. The marsh provides habitat for Trumpeter Swans, Black Terns and Least Bitterns. The trumpeter swan is considered a symbol of Midland and a large statue of one has been erected by the harbour.

Things to see and do

* Murals
* Jesuit mission of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
* Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
* Martyrs Shrine
* Discovery Harbor in Penetanguishene

General information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAN$)
Language – English
Land Area - 35.37 sq. km’s
Population – 16,580 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

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