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Innu sue province, feds over Muskrat Falls rate mitigation deal
Lawsuit filed day after Canadian Human Rights Commission report slams Canada’s track record with Innu and urges new approach to negotiations.
August 12, 2021
Injunctions, RCMP deployment “classic pacification”: Professor
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…
August 3, 2017
Calls for Nalcor audit, Muskrat inquiry intensify amid ongoing protests
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…
July 5, 2017
“Stop stealing our children!”
Innu leaders confront Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett at Canada Day event in Toronto.
July 2, 2017
To Each Their Own
Colonialism in the justice system: Who’s to blame?
When it comes to Inuk land protector Beatrice Hunter's shameful treatment, everyone is trying to pass the buck -- including those who bear ultimate responsibility.
June 4, 2017
I choose not to be assimilated and oppressed: Beatrice Hunter
Inuk grandmother and land protector speaks out from Her Majesty’s Penitentiary.
June 3, 2017
Truth first, then reconciliation
Some say the premier must do more to understand the lived experiences of Indigenous people and communities in this province if he is sincere about…
May 27, 2017
“I have nothing else left to lose”: Mud Lake leader to Nalcor
Locals debate whether, and how, to stop Muskrat Falls before any further damage is done.
May 22, 2017
Penashue resumes protest of Muskrat Falls
Innu Elder Elizabeth Penashue is back outside the main gate of the Muskrat Falls hydro project following the flooding of one downstream community.
May 19, 2017
Land protectors see renewed support in wake of new charges
Amid claims of double standards, questions of politics, justice and reconciliation remain unanswered.
April 15, 2017
Muskrat resistance enters new phase as flooding begins
Land protectors and other members of Labrador's grassroots not appeased by leaders' agreement, revive protests and call for United Nations intervention.
November 8, 2016
Innu Nation wants flooding suspended as Muskrat Falls protest grows
More Innu join Muskrat Falls occupation, but leadership withholds endorsement.
October 24, 2016
Protests swell on first potential day of flooding at Muskrat Falls
Two hundred turn out for the biggest protest yet at Muskrat Falls, demand Nalcor and government halt construction until concerns adequately addressed.
October 16, 2016