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Bathurst, New Brunswick

Bathurst (2001 population 12,924) is a city at the mouth of the Nepisiguit River[?] on the Baie des Chaleurs in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada.

The area saw settlement by both the British and French in the 18th century, and the city remains bilingual today.

Main industries in Bathurst include forestry and zinc mining.

Bathurst is the birthplace of Sam De Grasse and Joe De Grasse, brothers who were Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood.

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