L-R: Marjorie Flowers, Jim Learning, Edred Davis. Facebook.
Jim Learning, Eldred Davis and Marjorie Flowers (centre three) were arrested Friday and transported to Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's after refusing to promise a judge they would stay away from the Muskrat Falls site. Labrador Land Protectors / Facebook.
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Nalcor and the corporation's subcontractors consistently filmed and documented Indigenous-led protests, prayers and ceremonies at the Muskrat Falls site. Photo by Justin Brake.
At Nalcor's 2013 AGM, more than a month after SNC-Lavalin allegedly tried to tell the corporation about its projected 39 percent cost overruns, Ed Martin said "I’m confident we are on cost and on schedule.” Image: M5 Marketing & Communications for Nalcor Energy.
L-R: Marjorie Flowers, Jim Learning, Edred Davis. Facebook.

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Jim Learning, Eldred Davis and Marjorie Flowers (centre three) were arrested Friday and transported to Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's after refusing to promise a judge they would stay away from the Muskrat Falls site. Labrador Land Protectors / Facebook.

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At Nalcor's 2013 AGM, more than a month after SNC-Lavalin allegedly tried to tell the corporation about its projected 39 percent cost overruns, Ed Martin said "I’m confident we are on cost and on schedule.” Image: M5 Marketing & Communications for Nalcor Energy.

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L-R: Marjorie Flowers, Jim Learning, Edred Davis. Facebook.

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