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  1. Donkin, Bryan Donkin(noun)

    English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855)


  1. Donkin, Nova Scotia

    Donkin is a Canadian rural village on the picturesque coastline of Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island. The smaller communities of Port Caledonia and Schooner Pond are directly adjacent to the village proper, connected by a single strip of road called the Donkin Highway. The people of Donkin are currently focusing on a plan to create "A caring and progressive community responsive to the needs of its people and committed to building a sustainable future through the effective use of assets, strategic investment and collaborative effort to optimize quality of life."


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