The management of methylmercury risk at Muskrat Falls and Lake Melville shows us that colonialism is still very much alive in Canada.
Innu leaders confront Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett at Canada Day event in Toronto.
Land protectors and other members of Labrador’s grassroots not appeased by leaders’ agreement, revive protests and call for United Nations intervention.
Boondoggle hydro project could see Labrador go its own way from Newfoundland.
“This is not the time to be sitting on a fence,” says grassroots organizer who wants Muskrat Falls stopped.
Mayor says if Nalcor tries to bring transformers for Muskrat Falls through the town’s port, residents will do “whatever it takes” to stop them.
Elected officials need to step up.
“The best safeguard to me personally is to not go ahead with the project. But there’s a reality there, and as much as I want or I wish, that the project isn’t going to be stopped.”
Simultaneous protests against Muskrat Falls and Nalcor planned for Labrador and St. John’s on Friday, with further actions in the works for Monday as part of a national Indigenous day of action.
As elders, river protectors and other concerned locals vow more direct actions, Labrador MP Yvonne Jones says she has alerted the Prime Minister of concerns as the federal government considers a loan guarantee to the province to finish construction of the controversial hydro project.
Former Innu leader Bart Jack says he wants the project shut down and is joining a group on a walk to the North Spur on Monday in an act of civil disobedience.
During his first week on the job as the provincial NDP’s new leader, Earle McCurdy fields questions on Indigenous rights, Muskrat Falls, climate change, CETA, the fisheries, the economy and musical chairs in Cabinet
Beyond the colourful media coverage and incriminatory political punditry that have turned Kathy Dunderdale’s resignation into the biggest story of the year, is that other story that isn’t going anywhere: reality
Unresolved concerns over Peter Penashue’s 2011 campaign financing may undermine the integrity of the federal democratic process in Labrador as voters go to the polls.
I just spent a week in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik. I’ve always been jealous of their regional governance, but now have a new appreciation for our ability to help our neighbours and help ourselves in the process.