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These two communities were one city until a new treaty after the War of 1812 established the border between Canada and the United States in this area at the St. In the 21st century, the two cities are joined by the International Bridge, which connects Interstate 75 on the Michigan side, and Huron Street (and former Ontario Secondary Highway 550B) on the Ontario side. Mary's River descend more than 20 feet (6 m) from the level of Lake Superior to the level of the lower lakes. The Ojibwe, the indigenous Anishinaabe inhabitants of the area, call this area Baawitigong, meaning "place of the rapids." They used this as a regional meeting place during whitefish season in the St. (The anglicized form of this name, Bawating, is used in institutional and geographic names in the area.) To the south, across the river, is the United States and the Michigan city of the same name.The average annual precipitation is 889 millimetres (35.0 in), which is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year; February is the driest month, and the autumn months of September to November are the wettest months.The city developed considerable industry before and after World War II, especially in steel-making.A little over one year later, in January 1943, most of these facilities and defences were deemed excessive and removed, save a reduced military base at Sault Ste. The first Algerine-class minesweeper in the Royal Canadian Navy was named HMCS Sault Ste. It was laid down in 1942 and acted as a convoy in the Battle of the Atlantic. Marie became a flashpoint in the Meech Lake Accord constitutional debate when council passed a resolution declaring English as the city's official language The city had a sizable French-speaking population and these residents objected strongly to the council's action. Marie language resolution was not the first of its kind in Ontario, but the municipality was the largest to have passed such a resolution and the first to do so despite its sizable Franco-Ontarian population. Marie has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) with cold, snowy winters and warm summers that are moderated to some extent by Lake Superior.Winters are cold but are milder than some inland places.
During the 1940s, the steel and chromium operations were of substantial importance to the war effort in Canada and the United States.The entire name translates to "Saint Mary's Rapids" or "Saint Mary's Falls". Marie is bordered to the east by the Rankin and Garden River First Nation reserves, and to the west by Prince Township.