Peace River


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Peace River

A river, about 1,920 km (1,195 mi) long, rising in central British Columbia, Canada, and flowing east to Alberta then northeast to the Slave River near Lake Athabasca. It was long an important waterway for fur traders.
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Peace River

n
(Placename) a river in W Canada, rising in British Columbia as the Finlay River and flowing northeast into the Slave River. Length: 1715 km (1065 miles)
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Peace′ Riv′er


n.
a river in W Canada, flowing NE from E British Columbia through Alberta to the Slave River. 1050 mi. (1690 km) long.
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Provides Notice to Terminate the Peace River Acquisition and Provides Postive Operational Update on Clearwater Drilling Activities
In December 1992, DMI purchased Daishowa Canada's Alberta assets which consisted of a modern 400,000 mt/year hardwood/softwood kraft pulp mill in Peace River and two sawmills located in High Level and Red Earth.
Obsidian Energy announced it has signed a purchase and sale agreement to sell its 55% working interest in the Peace River Oil Partnership, or PROP, for total consideration of approximately C$97M, before normal closing adjustments.
(TSX: ENB) (NYSE: ENB) and Brookfield Infrastructure (NYSE: BIP) (TSX: BIP.UN) and its institutional partners, have closed the provincially regulated portion of the agreement through which Enbridge will sell its Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business in the Montney, Peace River Arch, Horn River and Liard basins in British Columbia and Alberta to Brookfield, the companies said.
In August 1879 he travelled through the Peace River country as part of a survey crew checking on the feasibility of building a railway through the area on the way to British Columbia.
Cox chronicles the resistance of farmers and First Nations to a planned dam on the Peace River in northern British Columbia that would flood land of great significance to First Nations and some of Canada's best farmland.
Situated in the Peace River Regional District of British Columbia, Canada, the 179 MW Meikle Wind facility consists of 61 GE wind turbines, including 35 3.2 MW turbines and 26 2.75 MW turbines.
Arrested in the hotel room were Keith Carifelle, 29, from Cadotte Lake, and Dwayne Cardinal, 20, from Peace River. Both men remain in custody and will appear in High Prairie Provincial Court on Aug.
The title actually refers to the first destination of the trip: the Peace River Country of Northern BC and Alberta.
I just got back from northern Alberta, where I went on a guided, hunt on public land along the Peace River with River Bruin Outfitters.
Located on Treaty 8 territory, the Site C dam is expected to flood over 80 kilometres of the Peace River Valley.
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