Muskrat falls

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Blockade continues, but Nalcor begins flying workers by helicopter

Protesters held firm through the day Thursday in their blockade of the Muskrat Falls project. The day shift was not able to get on...
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New consumer advocate seeks to keep Muskrat Falls burden off ratepayers

Wednesday's announcement by government clearly backfired in trying to calm down the protests. On Thursday, Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady said the province is...
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NDP leader asks where is the premier on Muskrat Falls?

Cabinet ministers Siobhan Coady and Perry Trimper have been facing questions all week about the protests at Muskrat Falls. But that has the NDP asking...

New blockade stops day shift from getting on Muskrat Falls site

Protesters have re-established a blockade at the Muskrat Falls construction site. Nalcor said Thursday morning that day shift workers from upper Lake Melville have been...
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Government makes concession to protesters on Muskrat Falls reservoir

The provincial government says it's raising the environmental bar at Muskrat Falls by going beyond what is normally required for a hydroelectric project. Nalcor...
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Hunger-striking Inuk artist says province’s reservoir order not enough

Inuk artist Billy Gauthier is well into Day 6 of his hunger strike. He has told the provincial government and Nalcor he is willing...

Government orders Nalcor to clear more of Muskrat Falls reservoir

The provincial government is requiring Nalcor to remove more forest cover from the Muskrat Falls reservoir to try to address concerns about methylmercury contamination. The...
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Labrador MP seeks review of Muskrat Falls environmental permits as protests continue

The battle over Muskrat Falls continued Tuesday with more acts of protest in Labrador and on the island. There could be friction between the...
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Labrador musician speaks from front lines of Muskrat Falls protest

Protesters gathered at the Muskrat Falls site for a fourth straight day Tuesday. Well-known Labrador musician Jacinda Beals was one of the people arrested...

Siobhan Coady says flooding of Muskrat Falls reservoir will proceed

Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady says Nalcor must press on with flooding the Muskrat Falls reservoir. That's despite protests by aboriginal groups in Labrador that...