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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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On behalf of the Government of Canada, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, the Honourable Franois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Saint-MauriceChamplain, and Steven MacKinnon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, announced today the construction of a new building on the current site of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) National Verification and Collections Centre (NVCC) in Shawinigan.
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On rencontre en effet dans les six panneaux de l'eglise Notre-Dame-de-la-Presentation dedies a ce theme l'idee d'une lutte de l'individu contre les elements (la terre, le metal, le bois), lutte qui s'inscrit dans le cadre d'une tache spirituelle a portee collective, celui de la fondation de la ville de Shawinigan par le missionnaire Buteux.
Ce territoire --que les Atikamekw appellent le Nitaskinan--englobe l'entierete de la region administrative de la Mauricie et est borde a Test par la region du Lac-Saint-Jean, au sud par le fleuve Saint-Laurent a la hauteur de Trois-Rivieres et Shawinigan, au nord sur un territoire qui empiete meme sur celui de la Convention de la Baie-James et du Nord quebecois, et a l'ouest par les regions des Laurentides et de l'Abitibi-Temiscamingue (Societe d'histoire atikamekw 2014, 89).
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L'equipe offre aussi un volet de telepsychiatrie, notamment avec les Iles-de-la-Madeleine et Shawinigan.
Our analysis of six municipalities (Drummondville, Sherbrooke, Saint-Hyacinthe, Granby, Trois-Rivieres, and Shawinigan) located in three river basins (Saint-Francois, Yamaska, and Saint-Maurice), each with its own topography and hydrology, population, and industrial growth, and political and cultural history, reveals precisely how communities articulated their different understandings of pollution problems, as well as their distinct definitions of nuisance and means of coping with pollution.