The Town is right on the beautiful Humber River. Excellent bathing, boating and fishing.
It is fast becoming the leading Summer Tourist Rendezvous for thousands over the week
ends during the summer months. Wonderful scenery – a grand place to Picnic and Rest.
There is held annually, for two days, the largest Rural Fair in the Dominion, crowds
of about 20,000 attending on one day alone. The finest half mile track in Canada.
Our town supports an Intermediate Lacrosse Team, a Hockey Team, a Football Team, a Ladies'
Softball Team, and has a new Municipal Bowling Green. Fine Athletic Field. Lots of outdoor
sports and real old-fashioned friendship.
Two Golf Courses are within easy distance, the Thistledown, 4 miles away, and the famous
Weston Course, 7 miles away.
Taxes are low, only about 15 per cent as much as demanded in large cities. The Town is almost
free of debt. Land is cheap and many choice lots can be bought at from $5 to $10 frontage
per foot. Come out here and grow some chickens. Have your pet dog, and see your children
grow up amidst healthy, pleasant surroundings.
We have the cheapest Electric Power in the world, “Hydro Electric,” both for domestic and
manufacturing purposes. Our domestic rate is 2.c per K.W. hour, and our manufacturing rates
are 3.1 c per K.W.H. for first 50 hours, 2.c per K.W.H. for second 50 hours, .5c for remaining
consumption. Our plant is all paid up, and we have earned a surplus of $5,738.62. All streets
are well lighted. The average house rate per month seldom exceeds $1.00.
The Town is served by an up-to-date waterworks system. Pure spring water, sparkling and cool
all the time. Cheap frontage charges and cheap rates for water. This means convenience for
you and better fire protection with low insurance rates.
We have a partial system of storm sewers, and a complete system of sanitary sewers contemplated.
We want manufacturers to locate here because we have low wages, lots of help, cheap sites,
low taxes, cheap power, good water, and easy accessibility to a large market.
The Town has already three manufacturers, and invites inspection from others. We want you!
Here are some other conveniences. We offer you three churches (Anglican, Presbyterian and United),
two doctors, one druggist, one hardware store, one butcher, one hotel, four grocers, one shoe
shop, one gents’ furnishings store, one print shop, two barber shops, to implement shops,
ice cream parlors etc.