The management of methylmercury risk at Muskrat Falls and Lake Melville shows us that colonialism is still very much alive in Canada.
“I made a commitment to my people and I’m going to live and die with that commitment. I’m going to represent my people.”
Heather Campbell’s “Methylmercury” is now part of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s contemporary Inuit art collection. The Rigolet-born artist is also selling prints to raise money for the Labrador Land Protectors.
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.
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.”
With reservoir flooding and methylmercury monitoring now underway, locals vow to continue fighting to protect their food and way of life.
Provincial government tries to turn down the heat.
Elected officials need to step up.
Labrador land protector Denise Cole and others confronted environment minister Perry Trimper following a peaceful ‘die in’ protest in St. John’s Tuesday.
With first flooding of the Muskrat Falls reservoir only two weeks away, the Nunavut star throat singer says “everyone should be protesting.”
$11.4 billion later and counting, Labrador’s controversial hydroelectric dam has done irreversible damage, say three locals who traveled up the Grand River to Muskrat Falls Wednesday. But the reservoir isn’t flooded yet.
Jacinda Beals Band releases new song in an effort to save Muskrat Falls and the Grand River.
“I love the fact that folks are speaking out about our lost services and our financial state, but I do feel we cannot call ourselves a compassionate people if we are not willing to stand up against Muskrat Falls.”
“The new CEO would be wise to encourage a strong Board of Directors, who are diversified, independent of partisanship, and skilled in visioning and implementation.”
Nunatsiavut launches campaign in effort to prevent loss of traditional food supply and risk to Inuit health; NDP only party to back them.