Muskrat Falls: our coverage

Muskrat Falls: our coverage

The Muskrat Falls project has become one of the most controversial topics in Newfoundland and Labrador since the Upper Churchil hydroelectric deal was negotiated with Quebec during the Joseph R. Smallwood era. The Telegram has been following the political debates and opinions in favour and against the project. This is a collection of some of the stories surrounding the ongoing dialogue about the proposal.

Jerome Kennedy (left), minister of Natural Resources and Gilbert Bennett, Nalcor's vice-president of the Lower Churchill Project, speak to reporters at Confederation Building. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram

Putting a term sheet in perspective

December 05, 2012 - 7 h 48

On Friday, the prime minister, with the premiers of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia, signed a term sheet for a Muskrat Falls loan guarantee, leaving the details yet to be determined. What...

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Back to the drawing board

December 05, 2012 - 7 h 00

CORNER BROOK — Despite concerns, the provincial government insists a new regional hospital will be built in Corner Brook — eventually.

Susan Sullivan, minister of Health and Community Services,...

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Back to the drawing board

Muskrat Falls should proceed now: prof

December 05, 2012 - 7 h 00

CORNER BROOK — Gabriela Sabau thinks the Muskrat Falls project makes sense both economically and ecologically and now is the time to proceed with it.

The associate professor of economics and...

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Muskrat Falls should proceed now: prof

Mind the gap

December 04, 2012 - 7 h 49

Friday, there was a brand new item thrown into the Muskrat Falls blender. It was the “good news” announcement of a federal loan guarantee for the project — or, to those who question the project,...

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Opposition calls Muskrat Falls term sheet a risky play

December 04, 2012 - 7 h 43

Natural Resources Minister Jerome Kennedy said that with a federal loan guarantee in place, the government has crossed the final hurdle before it sanctions the multi-billion-dollar Muskrat Falls project.

Talk...

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Opposition calls Muskrat Falls term sheet a risky play

Muskrat Falls dominates debate at House of Assembly

December 03, 2012 - 14 h 20

Muskrat Falls dominated debate in the province’s legislature today as MHAs took their first opportunity to debate the federal loan guarantee announcement on Friday in Labrador by Prime Minster Stephen...

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Muskrat Falls dominates debate at House of Assembly

Muskrat opponents dismiss loan guarantee ‘farce’

December 01, 2012 - 8 h 47

It was announced with plenty of fanfare in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Friday afternoon, but opponents of the Muskrat Falls project were underwhelmed by the multibillion-dollar federal loan guarantee term...

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Muskrat opponents dismiss loan guarantee ‘farce’

Harper signs loan guarantee

December 01, 2012 - 8 h 44

By Sue Bailey

The Canadian Press

and Jamie Lewis

TC Media—Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Long-awaited backing from Ottawa has vaulted a hydro megaproject that supporters say will unleash...

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Harper signs loan guarantee

Prime Minister in Goose Bay

November 30, 2012 - 8 h 21

At 2:00 p.m. Friday Novemeber 30th, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make an announcement at 5 Wing Goose Bay. 

He will be joined by Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, Peter...

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  Prime Minister in Goose Bay

Court grants Nalcor permanent injunction against NCC

November 29, 2012 - 8 h 02

The Newfoundland Supreme Court, trial division, has granted a permanent injunction against NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC), Todd Russell and persons unknown, Nalcor Energy announced Wednesday in...

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Court grants Nalcor permanent injunction against NCC