Thetford Mines


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Thetford Mines

(ˈθɛtfəd)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Canada, in S Quebec: asbestos industry. Pop: 21 651 (2001)

Thet′ford Mines′

(ˈθɛt fərd)
n.
a city in S Quebec, in E Canada: asbestos mining. 19,965.
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As researchers at the Cent re de Technologi e Min erale et de Plasturgie (CTMP), in Thetford Mines, Quebec, we have made several attempts to toughen PLA.
Nomme vicaire a Thetford Mines en 1924, l'abbe Gravel commence a exercer ses talents d'orateur.
Harold Young carried the Olympic torch on entry to Thetford Mines during the flame's tour of the country leading up to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Andrew's, shared ministry with Kinnear's Mills and Thetford Mines United Churches; Interim Moderator Rev, John Barry Forsyth, 72 Academy St..
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MASSE joined forces with the trade union confederations and grassroots organizations to stage a demonstration in Thetford Mines on October 27 against the Harper government's undercutting of EI and it has also sought to broaden the struggle beyond Quebec's borders.
The facility at Thetford Mines closed last year, at least temporarily, due to access problems, and the Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Que., also cut back operations last year due to money problems in mining operations wider-ground.
The newspaper has a circulation of over 22,000 copies, serving Thetford Mines and the surrounding area.
The state-of-the-art Unimat home improvement store, in Thetford Mines, Quebec, measures 32,000 square feet.
On a more positive note, recent reports say there is evidence that Thetford Mines, Quebec, is running out of asbestos.