Candidates say while they face gender-based barriers to running for public office, during election campaigns isn’t the time to focus on that. They want to talk ideas.
Melissa Best explains why she got arrested outside the Muskrat Falls site Friday.
Melissa Best “goes to bed every night praying to God that she don’t wake up with her ankles in water,” says daughter.
Nalcor’s use of court injunctions and the government’s approval of RCMP deployment to quell resistance to Muskrat Falls are common tactics used to remove Indigenous people from their lands and facilitate resource development, says Shiri Pasternak.
Premier’s comments on food security in Canada’s north “totally hypocritical,” says jailed NunatuKavut Elder and land protector.
Elder and land protector Eldred Davis, 66, has been imprisoned since July 21.
Elders, land protectors speak out from Her Majesty’s Penitentiary.
“We don’t understand why we’re being treated like terrorists,” says land protector.
Water levels in the Muskrat Falls reservoir have dropped 60 centimetres since a June 21 commitment from Nalcor that the water would be returned to levels that would “typically be seen at this time of year.”
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