Shawinigan


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Shawinigan

(shəwĭn`ĭgŭn), city (1991 pop. 19,931), S Que., Canada, on the St. Maurice River. Just north are the falls of the St. Maurice, 150 ft (46 m) high, with a hydroelectric station supplying power for the city's pulp and paper mills and plants that produce aluminum, abrasives, chemicals, cellulose, and textiles. Most of the inhabitants speak French.

Shawinigan

 

(until 1958, Shawinigan Falls), a city in Canada, on the St. Maurice River, in Quebec Province. Population, 27,500 (1971). A hydroelectric power plant with a capacity of 1.5 gigawatts is located at Shawinigan. In addition to an aluminum smelter and textile enterprises, the city has a chemical industry and a pulp and paper industry.

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The 69th edition of the Canadian Junior Curling Championships will be held from January 13 to 21, 2018, at the Shawinigan municipal curling centre and the Grand-Mre arena.
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Under the agreement, CGI said it will draw on the expertise of its global network through its Quebec-based centres of excellence in Sherbrooke, Shawinigan and Saguenay.
Under the agreement, CGI will leverage the expertise of its global network through its Quebec-based centres of excellence in Sherbrooke, Shawinigan and Saguenay.
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Dad's career with The Bell Telephone Company led them to Lachute, Ste Adele (when Peter and David were born), Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, back to Lachute (when Jeff and Jamie were born), Shawinigan, Pointe Claire, Sainte Foy, and then back to Pointe Claire, while Mom was keeping busy at home raising her four boys.
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