Timmins is a city in northeastern Ontario, Canada, on the Mattagami River. The city is the fourth largest city in the northeast region of Ontario with a population of 41,788 (2016). The economy of the city is based on the extraction of natural resources and is supported by industries related to the extraction of wood and the extraction of gold, zinc, copper, nickel, and silver. Timmins serves as a regional service and distribution center. The city has a large French-speaking community, with more than 50% bilingual in French and English.
Timmins is near the northern periphery of the humid hemiboreal continental climate (Dfb). Timmins has very cold winters, being in northern Ontario, but temperatures and summer and autumn hours tend to be the coldest for any time in any Canadian era, although during the spring and summer it can be hot.
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