“If journalists fear their constitutional rights will not be recognized and respected by corporations, governments or police, then they will hesitate to cover stories such as this, a scenario that presents a bleak outlook for journalism in Canada,” says Justin Brake.
“We will take the actions necessary to ensure the continuation of our people and environment for many generations.”
Independent reporter to appear in court over same coverage N.L. Human Rights Commission has cited as the reason for his nomination.
Eight arrested at Happy Valley-Goose Bay courthouse Tuesday as Crown corporation names Elder and photojournalist on latest injunction amid amplified calls for the complete shut down of Muskrat Falls.
Incident outside Muskrat Falls main gate prompts partial blockade, RCMP investigation.
Photo obtained by The Independent reveals what one hydroelectric engineering expert says is a “very serious” problem for Nalcor and subcontractors working on the site.
With reservoir flooding and methylmercury monitoring now underway, locals vow to continue fighting to protect their food and way of life.
Journalists ought to defend freedom of the press, not encourage its restriction.
Court order includes Independent editor Justin Brake.
Premier Dwight Ball lands in St. John’s, dodges questions about people on hunger strike in Labrador, contradiction between Labradorians’ rights and business obligations.
Demands have not changed; RCMP confirms reinforcements arriving; hunger strikes add urgency to meeting with government.
We have all learned something important from the courage of Labradorians
Land protectors storm site, win temporary halt to flooding.
Dozens prevent workers from entering Muskrat Falls site, vow to keep fighting after being served injunction.
Father, Inuk artist and North West River resident Billy Gauthier launches hunger strike to protect the land, water, animals and people downstream from Muskrat Falls, urges Labradorians to fight.
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.
Labrador land protector Denise Cole and others confronted environment minister Perry Trimper following a peaceful ‘die in’ protest in St. John’s Tuesday.
As resistance to Muskrat Falls grew notably larger during Monday’s National Indigenous Day of Action, members of the grassroots movement to halt the project are calling out Indigenous leaders for their refusal to join the 11th hour protests.
Demonstrators in St. John’s send clear message that major human health concerns with the hydroelectric project must be addressed prior to reservoir flooding, Nalcor should be audited.
Protests continue at Muskrat Falls as land protectors announce they do not recognize Nalcor’s authority at construction site, “which is on our traditional lands.”