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NL Election 2021 District Focus: Lake Melville
Lake Melville is being watched closely by all three major political parties, who see potential opportunity against independent incumbent Perry Trimper.
February 8, 2021
# Perry Trimper
Shunned by Premier, Perry Trimper Strikes Out on His Own
Not only was Trimper not invited to join Premier Furey in his own district, but he wasn't even informed that Furey would be visiting at…
November 16, 2020
Indy Inks (13 September 2019)
Don't worry too much, Perry. You're still sitting on a pretty powerful trump card.
September 13, 2019
Land protectors shut down government office in Labrador
Muskrat Falls protests continue Friday as land protectors deny access to Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
January 13, 2017
Land protectors occupy government office, demand Muskrat Falls be “shut down”
"We will take the actions necessary to ensure the continuation of our people and environment for many generations."
January 9, 2017
Vigils in Labrador and St. John’s honour now-submerged Muskrat Falls
With reservoir flooding and methylmercury monitoring now underway, locals vow to continue fighting to protect their food and way of life.
November 16, 2016
Power and Dissent
Subverting Muskrat Falls resistance
Provincial government tries to turn down the heat.
October 19, 2016
Leaders absent from ‘People’s March for Representation’
"This is not the time to be sitting on a fence,” says grassroots organizer who wants Muskrat Falls stopped.
October 13, 2016
“They’re afraid of us,” land protector says of government on Muskrat Falls
Labrador land protector Denise Cole and others confronted environment minister Perry Trimper following a peaceful 'die in' protest in St. John's Tuesday.
October 12, 2016
Muskrat Falls protests ramp up as flooding looms
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…
October 4, 2016
Muskrat Falls threatens locals’ food, way of life
Anxiety rises in Labrador as the province and Nalcor ignore recommendations from scientists and Indigenous leaders to clear dam's reservoir and minimize the threat of…
September 25, 2016
Poster campaign at MUN targets government over Muskrat Falls
“It’s absolutely unacceptable. This is human life, this is a traditional way of living,” says student who posted hundreds of posters condemning Liberal MHAs.
September 22, 2016
The Green Space
Will the Liberals bring back conservation?
Environment Minister’s mandate letter is a hopeful sign.
January 20, 2016