The Precambrian Shield, the oldest geological formation on the planet, underlies most of Northern Ontario. The shield was broken into many sections, or "provinces." Timmins sits on what is known as the Superior Province.
Building on its solid, industrial foundation, the City of Timmins in northeastern Ontario, Canada offers a variety of natural, cultural and recreational diversions. The city's economic state is controlled by its major industry, mining. Secondary industries include: forestry, tourism, recreation, health care, education, commercial and industrial commerce, culture and telecommunications
Local attractions include a Gold Mine Tour, The Timmins Museum (NEC), Uncle Buck’s Trout Farm or the Shania Twain Centre which celebrates her early life and career. Visit the Eagle’s Earth Cree and Ojibway Historical Center, a unique Aboriginal experience located on the shores of the pristine Shekak River, 45 minutes west of Hearst, or go hiking on the Scout Rock trail. Also, Gillies Lake Conservation Area as well as High Falls are worth a visit.
The Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre provides heritage and cultural services to the residents of Timmins. It exists to preserve...