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

Nunatsiavut government claims right to consultation

November 29, 2012 - 7 h 34

The Government of Nunatsiavut wants both the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nalcor Energy to respond to calls for further consultation on the Muskrat Falls hydro project.

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Nunatsiavut government claims right to consultation

Kennedy muses about other Labrador hydro projects

November 28, 2012 - 7 h 48

Natural Resources Minister Jerome Kennedy told reporters Tuesday the government is looking at options to power isolated communities up and down the Labrador Coast.

The massive Muskrat Falls...

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Kennedy muses about other Labrador hydro projects

Judge says no to Cabana’s Muskrat Falls injunction

November 27, 2012 - 8 h 59

Brad Cabana’s legal crusade against the Muskrat Falls project suffered a setback last Thursday morning in Supreme Court.

Cabana had asked the court to make an expedited decision and essentially...

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Judge says no to Cabana’s Muskrat Falls injunction

NCC says there was never any meaningful consultation

November 27, 2012 - 8 h 29

Earlier this month Nalcor asked the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador for an Interlocutory Injunction, preventing NunatuKavut Community Council and it’s president, Todd Russell, from holding...

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NCC says there was never any meaningful consultation

Muskrat Falls in Federal Court today

November 26, 2012 - 9 h 30

The proposed Lower Churchill hydro project will be discussed at Federal Court in Ottawa today, as a legal case launched before the project was released from environmental assessment is heard.

The...

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Muskrat Falls in Federal Court today

Money flowing for Muskrat Falls

November 21, 2012 - 7 h 46

The provincial government continues to insist no final decision has been made on the Muskrat Falls project, but Tuesday afternoon politicians heard more news indicating that things are full steam ahead.

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Money flowing for Muskrat Falls

Sanction needed for Muskrat oversight

November 09, 2012 - 10 h 46

Work at the Muskrat Falls site is continuing despite the project not yet being officially sanctioned by the provincial government.

Sanctioning may appear to be nothing more than a political...

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Sanction needed for Muskrat oversight