Muskrat Falls filibuster debates concludes

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The longest debate in the House of Assembly’s history concluded overnight Friday, according to an NDP news release.

Focused on the viability of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric development, the debate reported finished shortly after 3:30 a.m. It started on Tuesday.

Earlier this week, the provincial government announced it was sanctioning the Muskrat Falls project.

For more on this story, read the Weekend Telegram. An additional story will appear in Monday’s edition of The Telegram.

Organizations: NDP

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  • mike
    December 22, 2012 - 15:21

    a cabinet of dirtbags and sleezeballs.... the william's legacy.

  • Don
    December 22, 2012 - 12:18

    Should have them in until the cows came home. Man do they (MHA's) feel important. I'm sure they will love the attention the fillibuster will give them over Christmas. After all, aren't they all about getting attention? Bluffs.

  • gerry
    December 22, 2012 - 10:32

    like the federal fillibuster a few years ago, I'm wating to hear some provincial MP's start patting themselves on their own back & going on about how hard they have it 'cause they hardly had any breaks, terrible food, lack of proper sleep, lack of washing facilities yada yada yada....what our first responders, our men & women in uniform go through constantly.....gimme a break.....

  • Old Salt
    December 22, 2012 - 09:32

    This year we wondered what we could give NALCOR and Ed for Christmas . With some timely help from Dunderdale and Co. we just turned over the provincial treasury to them. Now we can all GIVE happily ever after.

  • Graham
    December 22, 2012 - 09:24

    These past few days has helped expose this so called Government of ours for the absolute fools they really are. NO OPENESS NO HONESTY NO ACCOUNTABILITY