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Boblo Island reverting back to 'Bois Blanc,' ready for hundreds of new homes

An island in Amherstburg, Ont. steeped in history is open for business. Once a landmark amusement park, Boblo Island is ready to triple its current population through a new development. Amico Group originally bought the land in the mid 2000s, and their ultimate goal was to continue developing the land for residential use, while respecting the existing environment.

Bois Blanc Island (Boblo Island) is pictured here from the main shores of Amherstburg, Ont. on September 24, 2022. (Rich Garton/CTV News Windsor)

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