Trois-Rivières

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Trois-Rivières

 (trwä rē-vyĕr′)
A city of southern Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and St. Maurice Rivers. Founded in 1634, it grew as a port and a center of the a pulp and paper industry.

Trois-Rivières

(French trwɑ rivjɛr)
n
(Placename) a port in E Canada, in Quebec on the St Lawrence River: one of the world's largest centres of newsprint production. Pop: 46 264 (2001). English name: Three Rivers

Three′ Riv′ers


n.
a city in S Quebec, in SE Canada, on the St. Lawrence. 55,240. French, Trois-Rivières.
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CWB is a grain handling and trading company that operates a network of seven grain elevators in Western Canada and port terminals in Thunder Bay, Ontario and Trois Rivieres, Quebec.
Beatrice spent 23 years as a teacher in Trois Rivieres, Quebec and later was assigned to elementary parish schools in Chicopee Falls, Southbridge, Everett and Northbridge, MA and Meriden, CT.
And just recently, IQT bolted the doors of its Canadian operations, throwing over 1,000 staff onto the street from centers in Oshawa, Ontario and in Laval and Trois Rivieres, Quebec with no notice, no pay or as required in Canada, vacation pay.
About 700 years later, Canada's first iron industry was formed near the iron ore deposits of Trois Rivieres, Quebec.
To help GazMetro design the longest 20-inch HDD pull to date, their prime consultant, Pluritec/Johnston Vermette of Trois Rivieres, Quebec, hired Engineering Technology Inc.
The Kruger mill in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada reached a milestone earlier this year, wrapping its 10 millionth roll on a Streamline kraft roll wrapping system supplied by Metso Paper 14 years ago.