Churchill Falls

Todd Russell says NunatuKavut’s rights must be addressed before any new agreements on Churchill River

The NunatuKavut Community Council says its rights and interests must be accommodated before any future agreement is reached between the province and Quebec on the Churchill River.

Province assembles team to continue ‘high-level’ talks on Churchill Falls

The province has assembled an expert team to continue discussions with Hydro-Quebec on the future of Churchill Falls, and the Churchill River. 

NTV’s Ben Cleary has the latest in this report.

N.L. and Quebec to continue ‘high level’ talks as Legault admits Churchill Falls became bad deal over time

The Premiers of Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec have agreed to more high-level talks on Churchill Falls and other energy projects.

Quebec Premier Francois Legault had a message today Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, admitting that Churchill Falls became a bad deal over time. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports

Negotiations or discussions? Either way, Furey and Legault to talk Churchill Falls

The Premier of Quebec is calling them negotiations, but the Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador is just calling them discussions. Either way, they’ll be talking for the next two days.

Premier Andrew Furey spoke to reporters today about his upcoming meetings with Quebec Premier Francois Legault on the Churchill Falls Contract. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

Opposition parties say they’ll watch Churchill Falls talks closely to ensure transparency

The Tories and NDP say they’ll be watching the Churchill Falls talks closely to ensure transparency. NTV’s Jodi Cooke has this report

Legault wants to discuss other potential hydro projects in Labrador

It’s not just Churchill Falls that Quebec Premier Francois Legault wants to talk about with Premier Andrew Furey. He’s also interested in looking at other potential hydro projects in Labrador, and would bring the two premiers down a familiar path also walked by their predecessors.

Quebec premier coming to N.L. to begin renegotiating Churchill Falls contract

Quebec Premier Francois Legault will be in Newfoundland and Labrador Thursday and Friday to begin renegotiating the Churchill Falls contract, which expires in 2041. Legault made the comments during Question Period in the National Assembly. Premier Furey posted on Twitter that he looks forward to welcoming Legault to the province to work together on meeting future energy demands.

No role for Ottawa in upcoming Churchill Falls renegotiation, Seamus O’Regan says

It was one year ago that the province and Ottawa signed term sheets to mitigate Muskrat Falls power rates. Now the focus is turning ahead to the end of the end of the Churchill Falls contract in 2041. Quebec is eager to renegotiate, but Newfoundland and Labrador is less so. Federal Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan says 2041 will be an important milestone for the province, but Ottawa has no role in renegotiating the contract.

Province receives report from expert panel on end of Churchill Falls contract in 2041

The province has received the report of the 2041 Expert Panel to prepare for the end of the Churchill Falls contract, but the report will not be made public. Instead, “high-level information” will be posted online at https://churchillriverexpertpanel.ca/.

Premier not committing to Churchill Falls negotiations just yet

Quebec Premier Fran├žois Legault told media this week that negotiations on a new Churchill Falls contract will begin in the next few months. But, Premier Andrew Furey says not so fast. NTV’s David Salter has more this report.

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