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Old Posted Jan 10, 2017, 3:31 AM
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Cobourg is beautiful. Several of the small cities and towns East of Toronto on Lake Ontario are gems.

Further East down the 401 is Brockville, which is another very impressive looking small city. Pan around 360 degrees with this streetview link and try and guess the population without looking it up. https://goo.gl/maps/shqeR2awqx12
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Thanks so much for posting these pics. It's true, Cobourg doesn't get the credit it deserves. A very pretty town. Good beach. Neither too close nor too far from Toronto. The perfect little package.
I don't know about that. It's mentioned every now and then among my circles in Toronto as it has many attractive qualities. In the end though, it's a very small, white town.
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Old Posted Jan 10, 2017, 3:54 AM
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This photo tour reminded me of a website from a few years ago that documented small Ontario towns. I wonder if it's still around.
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Old Posted Jan 11, 2017, 2:57 AM
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Well, here is one from west of Ontario!

I have been looking to move to the GTA for quite a while now. Last spring on one of my trips there we decided that living in Toronto, for all its advantages would end up making us house poor due to the rapidly rising prices. We started looking outside but didn't really consider Cobourg at that time.

I had heard from several people since that it was a very nice town so July long weekend I went to have a look. Needless to say I was blown away! I immediately retained an agent and started looking for a house, went back on September long weekend with my wife and she loved the place too.

On December 20th we took possession of our next home in Cobourg, and arranged to have it rented until our retirement in 2018. Can't wait to move!





^ Wondered where you would end up, congratulations on finding a home in a beautiful place.

The way Manitoba was run into the ground in the past 17 years a lot Manitobans will be looking to relocate upon retirement, myself included!
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Wow, what a gorgeous town!
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Old Posted Jan 12, 2017, 8:24 AM
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I don't know about that. It's mentioned every now and then among my circles in Toronto as it has many attractive qualities. In the end though, it's a very small, white town.
Most small towns in Canada are predominantly white.

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My question is why do we have a forum for Ontario since the Canada thread seems to be the place where the Ontario citizens put all its threads? Same thing with that Cobourg Ont thread. If it was Lethbridge or Nanaimo it would have been sent too the proper forum.
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This forum is awfully insecure about Ontario. The thread is from 2013 BTW....
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^ Wondered where you would end up, congratulations on finding a home in a beautiful place.

The way Manitoba was run into the ground in the past 17 years a lot Manitobans will be looking to relocate upon retirement, myself included!
Thanks Skyler! We can't wait to get out of here.
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Thanks Skyler! We can't wait to get out of here.
And we can't wait for you and rrskyler to leave for good too.
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And we can't wait for you and rrskyler to leave for good too.
And nobody cares what you think!

Maybe be considerate and not muck up this fellow's thread with your vile vitriol, OK?
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