The Economic History of Cornwall, Ontario The economy of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, has grown from a single-industry town to one with a promising mixture of diversification. The city’s economy was shaped and determined, in part, by the massive infrastructure project known as the St. Lawrence Seaway. This paper will provide a brief account of that evolution by focusing on early industries such as textiles/cotton, the effects of the Seaway, the effects of the closure of the Domtar paper mill (which eventually shut down), and the current move toward diversification, before concluding with a consideration of future business trends in the city. Cornwall is the name of the township in the seat of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Counties in...The end:
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