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, city (1991 pop. 57,933), S Que., Canada, on the Saguenay River, W of Chicoutimi. Its chief industries produce paper, pulp, and aluminum. The city was reincorporated in 1976, when it absorbed the surrounding cities of Arvida and Kénogami and the
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a city in southeastern Canada on the Saguenay River. Population, 16,000 (1966). Arvida has the largest aluminum refining plant in the capitalist world (annual capacity, 338,000 tons; owned by the Aluminum Company of Canada). Large hydroelectric stations on the Saguenay River—Shipshaw I and II (total capacity, 1,448 mW)—are the energy base for the plant.

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