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Grand Falls,

Labrador, N.L., Canada: see Churchill FallsChurchill Falls,
spectacular waterfalls of the upper Churchill River, 245 ft (75 m) high, SW Labrador, N.L., Canada; known as Grand Falls until renamed (1965) in honor of Sir Winston Churchill.
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Grand Falls.

1 City (1991 pop. 6,083), W N.B., Canada, on the St. John River. The nearby falls in the river and its 1-mi- (1.6-km) long gorge attract many visitors. The falls power a large hydroelectric development. 2 Town (1991 pop. 14,693), central Newfoundland, N.L., Canada, on the Exploits River. In the town are large pulp and paper mills that produce large amounts of newsprint.
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We present two sites of interest in and near Grand Canyon NP--B:16:0461 (specimen GRCA 69396) and Grand Falls (specimen MNA V8301; Table 1).
By 1840 a road to accommodate wagons and sleighs was opened up as far as Grand Falls, New Brunswick and eventually to Riviere-du-Loup in Lower Canada.
Three Lapsset projects are being handled by Chinese companies; construction of the first three berths by a consortium associated with the China Road and Bridge Corporation at a cost of $484m; the standard-gauge railway by China Communications and Construction; and the Grand Falls Multipurpose Dam project by China State Construction Engineering Corporation.
The most significant effect was damage to a chimney in a house in Grand Falls that caused a fire to start and raze the structure.
Stephane Dorais, the new appointee, would lead the bank's commercial banking teams in Fredericton, Woodstock, Grand Falls, Edmundston and Bathurst.
The 'Badger Drive' was a log drive on the Exploits River in Newfoundland between Badger and Grand Falls and occurred every year between 1908 and 1991.
Set in Grand Falls in the early twentieth century when airmail delivery first began in Newfoundland, it suggests the isolation of the place, similar to Johnny's own, and the potential for connection through shared technology.
Johnny is invited for a quick ride above the town which is witnessed by all the citizens of Grand Falls.
By refusing to absorb the effects of the crisis through concessions in their contract, the Grand Falls workers forced the pressure in other directions--in this case sparking a startling change in political direction.
At issue is the company's cutbacks in the area, including the permanent closure of its Grand Falls mill, which angered provincial politicians, who in recent weeks passed the so-called Bill 75 without holding any public hearings.
Kenyan ambassador, for his part, said the Iranian countries are involved in certain projects including feasibility studies of Grand Falls and Monyo Dams as well as Kibozi irrigation systems.
He mentions railway expansion south to Grand Falls, Montana, and west through the Crow's Nest Pass to British Columbia (pp.