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Time to discuss ideas, not barriers: Women in St. John’s election

Written By: | August 31, 2017

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.

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“This is us against Nalcor”: Mud Lake leader

By: | August 29, 2017

Melissa Best explains why she got arrested outside the Muskrat Falls site Friday.

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Mud Lake community leader arrested at Muskrat Falls

By: | August 26, 2017

Melissa Best “goes to bed every night praying to God that she don’t wake up with her ankles in water,” says daughter.

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Injunctions, RCMP deployment “classic pacification”: Professor

By: | August 3, 2017

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.

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Ball criticizes feds on food insecurity in northern communities

By: | July 30, 2017

Premier’s comments on food security in Canada’s north “totally hypocritical,” says jailed NunatuKavut Elder and land protector.

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NunatuKavut elder says he’s not eating in prison

By: | July 29, 2017

Elder and land protector Eldred Davis, 66, has been imprisoned since July 21.

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“We are not a bunch of criminals, we’re people trying to protect our land”

By: | July 25, 2017

Elders, land protectors speak out from Her Majesty’s Penitentiary.

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Elders jailed after refusing to stay away from Muskrat Falls

By: | July 24, 2017

“We don’t understand why we’re being treated like terrorists,” says land protector.

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Calls for Nalcor audit, Muskrat inquiry intensify amid ongoing protests

By: | July 5, 2017

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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“Stop stealing our children!”

By: | July 2, 2017

Innu leaders confront Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett at Canada Day event in Toronto.

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