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.
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 reconciliation.
Amid claims of double standards, questions of politics, justice and reconciliation remain unanswered.
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.
The RCMP and the federal government need to consider their next steps very carefully.
Crown energy corporation issues injunction against land protectors that leads to violent arrest, as NunatuKavut breathes fire into growing grassroots movement.
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.
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.
“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.
$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.
We can and must cancel Muskrat Falls. It’s really our only hope.
Amelia Reimer, one of the province’s most vocal advocates for Indigenous rights, fields questions about missing and murdered Indigenous women, residential schools, and the path toward reconciliation in N.L.
As mediation talks continue in a class action lawsuit against the Government of Canada for its failure to recognize and take responsibility for N.L. residential school survivors, observers say the recently released Truth and Reconciliation report offers people in this province and across Canada an opportunity to pursue a meaningful course of action to repair the relationship between settlers and Indigenous Peoples.