Natashkwan

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Natashkwan

(năt'ăshkwŏn`, nətăsh`kwən), river, 241 mi (388 km) long, rising in S Labrador, N.L., Canada, and flowing S across E Que. to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. It is noted for trout and salmon fishing. Iron-bearing sands found along its banks are mined.
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In the summer we distribute them along the coast by means of the launch, trading vessels, Church of England clergy, who have a sailing boat in which they visit in the summer the settlements along the coast from Natashquan to Blanc Sablon, fishing boats and schooners.
In discussion with our colleagues, several traditions came to the fore, among them the Quebec Carnival, the Mi-Careme (Mid-Lent) on l'ile aux Coudres, at Natashquan, in the archipelago of l'Isle-aux-Grues and on the Magdalen Islands; fishing for tommy-cod at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade, the pilgrimages to Ste-Anne de Beaupre, the arrow sash of Lanaudiere and the syrup production of the Appalachian region.
The Mealy Project reportedly covers 261 square-kilometres of the Mealy Lake mafic intrusion and is contiguous to Altius Minerals Corp.'s 256 square-kilometre Natashquan property, both located in Labrador.
Nor from nearby Unamen Shipu/Pakua Shipu or Natashquan. All three communities have deep, living ties to places that will be erased by flooding, to forests that will be devastated, and to the populations of animals and fish that have sustained them for generations.
The airports at Sept-Iles, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Natashquan, Chevery, Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon and Schefferville will receive investments to carry out projects and procure equipment.
The plane was bound for Sept-Iles and Natashquan, Quebec.
The programme's eight remaining airports are Penticton and Port Hardy in British Columbia, Bonnechere in Ontario, Havre Saint-Pierre in Natashquan, Septiles in Quebec and St Anthony and Wabush airports in Newfoundland and Labrador province.
Highway 138 from Quebec stops at Natashquan, leaving a 450-km gap between there and Old Fort Bay.