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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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Je venais a peine de recevoir mon diplome d'infirmiere que j'etais orientee au departement d'hemodialyse a Trois Rivieres et cela fait aujourd'hui 26 ans que j'y travaille.
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The path to a full-time career came via the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playing for Laval Voisins, Trois Rivieres Draveurs and Longueuil Chevaliers before a four-year stint on the continent of Europe and the beginning of a huge love affair with English hockey at Whitley Bay.
Returning to Canada in 1965 he worked for CIL (later ICI) at McMasterville and Trois Rivieres, QC, until he transferred to Ontario, working at Sheridan Research Park in Mississauga, ON.
When Obomsawin was nine years old her family moved to Trois Rivieres, 48 kilometres away from Odanak, where they became the town's lone Native family.
However, of the total, $40 million will be used to combat pine beetle infestation in British Columbia, and more than $23 million for a pulp and paper centre in Trois Rivieres.
First he was assigned to look after the French in Quebec City and the Algonquins in Trois Rivieres.