The Area we live in The Golden Horseshoe

 By: Brian Roulston Ontario, Herbert H. Rogge, President of Canadian Westinghouse Company Limited. The Greater Golden Horseshoe and the Green Belt In a speech on January 12th, 1954 to the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce outlining the future of industrial development in Southwestern Ontario, Herbert H. Rogge, President of Canadian Westinghouse Company Limited was credited with the first use of the phrase ‘The Golden Horseshoe’. It is an area we call today ‘The Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH)’ which comprises of Halton, Peel, York, Durham, Niagara Regions and of course The City of Hamilton. Originally the Golden Horseshoe was 150 miles...

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