Discover White River, Ontario, Canada; an active community where the people are friendly and receptive. Located in the heart of the forest in Northwestern Ontario, on Highway 17 between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie. White River is a small, but vibrant community with a population of about 650 residents. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of famous “Winnie-the-Pooh”, White River holds an annual Winnie’s Hometown Festival on the third weekend of August. People will enjoy the fun-filled activities that White River has to offer. Come visit White River and embrace our community spirit and see what we have to offer. You’ll be glad you came!