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 ?

If you want to do something about it or want more information please Email: GrassyRiver@gmail.com

High Falls Background Information Link



Google Map/Panoramio Showing Area of the Proposed Dam

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Mar. 26, 2008

Repost of the "Wabun Tribal Council Presentation to Timmins City Council March 10-2008"

The entire presentation and Question/Answers session with Timmins Town Council
Recorded by Timmins Cable - Personna Channel#3 - great job

The video has been divided into 10 sections ranging from 1 to 10 minutes in length total running time is about 27 minutes

01 - Introduction to Wabun Tribal Council's Shawn Batise


02 - Councilor Pat Bamford Q & A


03 - Councilor Kevin Curley Q & A


04 - Councilor Michael JJ Doody Q & A


05 - Councilor Denis Saudino Q & A - Lively discussion towards the end


06 - Councilor Jack Slattery Q & A


07 - Councilor Stephen Adams Q & A


08 - Councilor Billy Gvozdanovic Q & A


09 - Councilor Bamford/Tom Laughren Q & A


10 - Councilor Denis Saudino Q & A

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