Churchill River


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Churchill River

1. A river of eastern Canada flowing about 970 km (600 mi) across Labrador to the Atlantic Ocean. Its upper course is marked by Churchill Falls, 75 m (245 ft) high, the site of a major hydroelectric power plant.
2. A river rising in northwest Saskatchewan, Canada, and flowing about 1,600 km (1,000 mi) eastward across Saskatchewan and northern Manitoba then northeast to Hudson Bay. It was once an important fur-trading route.
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It is also low to moderate for northern basins including the Churchill River.
Belugas inhabit the relatively warm waters of the Churchill River after the winter ice breaks up, which provides a safe location for mothers and their calves to feed and rest.
Trevor Bell certainly thought so as he studied plans to dam one end of a 250 kilometre-long estuary on the Newfoundland and Labrador coastline for a hydroelectric generating station at a place called Muskrat Falls, west of Happy Valley-Goose Bay on the Churchill River.
He was made an arch-deacon in 2005, and in July 2012, he was elected bishop of the diocesan area of Missinipi (the Cree name for the region of the Churchill River and its basin).
These 1,000 megawatts may become available circa 2025 if TDI ally Nalcor Energy, owned by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador, justifies finances, begins and completes by then its proposed 2,250-megawatt Gull Island hydroelectric development on the Lower Churchill River.
Three-quarters of a million Manitobans rely on electricity that Manitoba Hydro generates within the Nelson and Churchill River basins.
A working group is being formed to study electricity trade that will involve exporting power to Ontario from the Muskrat Falls project on Labrador's lower Churchill River and from Gull Island, the next major hydro project in that province.
Face down, my legs looped through a long rope tied to a Zodiac boat, I rattle through a repertoire of cetacean-inspired songs, as I'm dragged like bait along the Churchill River.
In the summer of 2014, Parks Canada, in collaboration with the Churchill Northern Studies Centre, offered people this opportunity at Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site (PWF), at the mouth of the Churchill River along the Hudson Bay.
In the 1990s she reported extensively on industrial projects affecting Innu communities, and in 1997 she paddled the Lower Churchill River with lnnu elders.
Rotational slumps and earth flows also occur in Newfoundland and Labrador, notably along the banks of the Churchill River in central Labrador (Fig.
He was on an expedition to map the area north of the Churchill River to Black Lake.