This Area may soon Disappear, if not for Your Help!

If this place looks familiar … Read on
A proposed HydroElectric development will drastically change High Falls on the Grassy River. The scenic beauty of these rapids and waterfall, only 23 km from downtown Timmins, will be lost forever as the river flow is forced into a large pipe to feed the turbine and generator. The falls, as we now know it, will cease to exist. The preliminary work has already started as an environmental screening process is now happening. Public input will be sought probably in early Spring 2008 or 2009 or 2010 or 2011 or 2012 - Who knows ?

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High Falls Background Information Link

Google Map/Panoramio Showing Area of the Proposed Dam

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Mar 12, 2008

Newspaper Coverage of the March 10th City of Timmins Council Meeting

Timmins Press
"Wabun asks city to leave hydroelectric projects alone"

Timmins Times
"Stay out of our Dam business"

Sault Star
"Keep oar out of hydroelectric power, Timmins told; Natives can steer own course:"

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