"Although it had been known for months that something extremely important and very 'hush-hush' was going on in an area known vaguely as Deep River, it was not until the echoes from 2 or 3 atomic bombs dropped on Japanese cities last summer had reverberated around the world that some authentic news of the purpose of the plant became general knowledge."

...The Pembroke Standard-Observer, Thursday, December 13th, 1945

Mention Deep River and one would immediately mention AECL, for without the plant, there would have been no town.

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