Gold River

GOLD RIVER, village, pop 1,359 (2001), is on the west coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND, 12 km upriver from the head of MUCHALAT INLET. It began as a LOGGING community at the mouth of the river when the Tahsis Co established a camp there in 1955. Road access to CAMPBELL RIVER was complete in 1958. Gold River was incorporated at its present location on 26 Aug 1965, when it moved to make way for a pulp mill under construction on the original townsite, a joint venture of the Tahsis Co and Canadian...

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