Geographic Names Questionnaire

The Ontario Geographic Names Board received a name proposal and wants to hear from residents who know any local name(s) for the feature highlighted on the map. Based on your feedback, the Board may make a recommendation to the Minister of Natural Resources to officially adopt the proposed name. Official names appear on government maps and publications.

If you are familiar with this feature and would like to comment, please complete this short survey.

Closing date: July 22, 2024

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Locations of proposed named features

Map of Ontario with locations of name proposals highlighted.
Select a name.

Britannia Village

Location

Community within the City of Ottawa that is north of the Trans Canada Trail and west of the Britannia Conservation Area.

Origin

Locally used name for 39 years and the most common meaning of the term is 'land of the Britons'. Current official community name Britannia Bay may not be in use.

Location of Britannia Village

lac Tremblay

Location

Located approximately 15 kilometres northeast of Smooth Rock Falls in the District of Cochrane and the Geographic Township of Beniah.

Origin

Commemorative name honouring the contributions of local community member to the economic and community development of Northern Ontario.

Location of lac Tremblay

Twin Peaks

Location

An island located just south of Point Grondine 3 Reserve and 2 kilometres west of Collins Inlet on Mill Lake in the Municipality of Killarney, District of Sudbury.

Origin

Locally known name for over 20 years that describes the topography of an island with two high rock ridges.

Location of Twin Peaks

Tipperary Creek

Location

Located in Nepean within the City of Ottawa. Near Borrisokane Road and connected to the Jock River.

Origin

Newly constructed creek. Name reflects the origins of historic Irish settlers in the area from Borrisokane, Tipperary County, Ireland.

Location of Tipperary Creek

Sutton Island

Location

Located approximately 5 kilometres southeast of Seeleys Bay on South Lake in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands.

Origin

Locally known name for over 30 years meaning 'homestead on the south'.

Location of Sutton Island