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Discover the Beauty of White River

Welcome to White River, a progressive and vibrant community located midway between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie in the heartland of Northeastern Ontario. Set amongst a stunning landscape of lush boreal forest, and abundant fresh water lakes and rivers, White River boasts rugged beauty and a hearty climate, where wildlife and adventure thrive.

Perhaps best known as the hometown of Winnie the Pooh, White River holds an annual festival commemorating the bear cub who became the inspiration of author A. A. Milne.

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Residents of our area enjoy a quality of life second-to-none. From the moment you arrive, you will find a real sense of community and friendship, where raising a family and enjoying the spectacular outdoors becomes a natural way of life.

With tourism on the rise, White River's economy is increasing, making our town an ideal location for your next business venture. Come explore White River Ontario -- we truly have it all!

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Extreme Cold / Frozen Water LinesPlease remember that during extremely cold winter weather you will need to monitor your water line closely. If you are unable to monitor continuously, we are suggesting that you run your water. A stream the diameter of a pencil is recommeneded. Please make sure that your snow removal practices are not uncoverign water or sewer lines. Snow acts as insulation to prevent lines from freezing. A frozen water line, in most cases, is the homeowner's responsibility.