Timiskaming District

Canada Courthouses / Ontario / Timiskaming District
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Timiskaming District is named for Lake Timiskaming which is named for the Algonquin word “tim” meaning “deep” and “kami” meaning “open water”.

 

Created:  1912

District Seat: 

Haileybury   1912 – present

 

Courthouse – Haileybury

 

Location:  393 Main Street / Georgian Avenue

Built:  1922 – 1923

Style:  Georgian

Architect:  Francis Riley Heakes of Toronto

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red coloured brick and concrete structure. The building houses the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice.

 

See:  The architect, Frank Riley Heakes of Toronto,  was chief architect for the Ontario Department of Public Works and he designed courthouses in Algoma District, Kenora District,  Muskoka District Municipality, Rainy River DistrictSudbury DistrictThunder Bay District and Timiskaming District.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1914 and burned in 1922.

 

Other Branch Courthouses

 

Kirkland Lake

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cochrane District

E – Quebec

S – Nipissing District and Sudbury District

W – Sudbury District

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2016