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"muskrat falls" Discussed on MEDIA INDIGENA : Indigenous current affairs

MEDIA INDIGENA : Indigenous current affairs

02:58 min | 6 months ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on MEDIA INDIGENA : Indigenous current affairs

"Seriously sightsee before making its decision in the coming weeks. First, nations in the area are trying to fight it. Adding their two sense is a report from an organization called or at least a sponsored by the social science research. Council are s are see. The name of the study is first nations and hydropower the case of British. Columbia's site C, Dam? Project. Now it it talks about how sightsee is the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken by British. Columbia originally budgeted at eight point three, billion dollars Canadian. It's now estimated at ten billion with further cost overruns likely. It's in its early stages of construction. It's designed to produce eleven hundred megawatts of capacity fifty, one, hundred gigawatt hours per year of energy starting in twenty. Twenty Four. Now over the past eighteen months. According to this study UB C program on Water Governance University of British Columbia. How thick reports on sightsee made a number of submissions to the British Columbia Utilities Commission This article the one we're talking about today. Is Some of those key findings with the goal of contributing to the ongoing public debate on the project and they say that they believe are research feels important gap because the previous provincial government that is the liberals exempted sightsee from review by the British Columbia. Utilities Commission. which regulates B. C hydro this this exemption occurred despite the fact that the federal and provincial governments own environmental joint review panel recommended review by the Utilities Commission. It's not super long. It's it's really worth reading talks about how indigenous communities have repeatedly highlighted how sightsee would severely impact treaty rights by flooding large sections of the Peace River valley, which is already extensively affected by previous hydro development. However, the question of treaty rights infringement was excluded from the. Of the Environmental Review Panel appointed by the provincial and federal governments as we just heard this forced affected treaty eight first nations to pursue the matter in the courts trying to apply for judicial review of a this particular decision. That didn't go very far. Yet, to be an approach in terms of infringements of Aboriginal Rights, Brock, this reminds me a lot of what happened in Muskrat falls in Labrador which was controversial from the start. As you know I, I'm just seeing this pattern and maybe it's backed super entrenched by now where Governments corporations they infringe first. And then apologize later. Yeah that's one of the criticism raised.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on Poutine Politics

Poutine Politics

11:08 min | 10 months ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on Poutine Politics

"Problems. But like you you you've taken one less thing like we would have loved to gone. See my wife's family Different products but we couldn't because bores closed Prince Edward Island so again there wasn't a ton of stuff in regards to pe I I guess they're legislature is planning on resuming in person sitting as of May twenty sixth And it will be the entire legislature. Although it's I guess a little bit easier for them because there are only twenty seven a. m. La's so it's not a large number of people. And they have. They've they've rearranged the space within the building to allow twenty seven people to be in the the Legislature Chamber And be physically distanced microphones and go to a field. Or you know I mean again with twenty twenty seven people as zoom meeting is even more possible yes but zoom is not secure in not trusted for life meet so I agree. We use zoom. I would use something else but yes zoom like. Yeah that's right. You could use something like that. Yeah I I agree. I mean I heard the stories of You know people like Crashing zoom meetings and stuff like that. Yes it's it's not It's not of the places that you won't have the most professionalism. A provincial legislator sit in is one of the ones where you don't want to have some random person coming in. I still say they can go to field on megaphones be fine. Yes exactly there. There are places like that N. P. I p. is very lovely but you can walk on the sand that makes squeaking is. That's right that's right. We took we took a little bit of and even though there are signs telling you that you're not supposed to so don't tell anybody it'll be our secret rate. Hey if I cut it from the episode. It'll be our secret right unless you're truck patriot. God as a shameless plug for. Okay Newfoundland and Labrador Finland. A door here the band Newfoundland. So what we have here so again I guess. In their case for covert nineteen as of the sixteenth of. May they have gone nine straight days with no new cases as well so Yay for Newfoundland? It kind of like Pe. I it probably helps that you know a good junkier province and a good chunk. Your population is on an island very much. So so labradors basically its own island to. Yes yeah exactly. There is road access. But it's like one road. Yeah so the other thing apparently was There's a dam is a hydroelectric dam. That's being being getting built at Muskrat falls You've heard about this yet. It's on my list okay. So anyway so anyways the there was a there so there was an inquiry into this thing that started in two thousand seventeen and the report was released back in March so this. This project had been approved by the government in two thousand twelve With an initial with an initial budget of seven point. Four billion dollars so at this at this time since with since the report was released the budget has has increased to twelve point. Seven billion dollars. the dam is still not done. The I guess the executives involved in the project had concealed information that would undermine the business case of this dam and this information was not reported to the public and now as a result the inquiry report has been handed over to the police and the Justice Department for possible criminal and civil cases. It wouldn't be Land if it was and it wasn't are the way. Yeah there's a lot in there. There's a lot more than you just dug up. Oh Yeah I imagine there is I imagine. And that's why that's why I was like when I when I started looking at it and I look at it for like five minutes. I'm like this could be a topic on. Its own guarantees. Guaranteed Mike Topic of this exactly so anyway so that now that happened back in March. That's to the. I guess the report happened back in March so it was two two months ago. Which sounds like old news at this point but I- considering that the circumstances obviously are still going on there and The people of the province of probably spent a lot of taxpayer money in order to get this thing built. It's probably not gonNA end up well like a lot of things like a lot of things. Her to flint is usually doesn't along with our products. No we're getting closer. We're getting closer so to the territory's none of this was kind of interesting so The government of none of it apparently spent about four million dollars to set up isolation hub in other areas of the country so that citizens of none of it would be able to isolate without having to come home. I so I guess I guess. Apparently it was things like getting you know renting hotel rooms and and things like that but basically setting or spending money to set up places. Now in particular the article that I read mentioned in Ottawa Winnipeg Edmonton and yellowknife. But it was making sure that there were places that were paid for by the government of Nova set aside so that It was something like just over a thousand people of of none of that. Were not living there right now but it would give them an option to be able to self isolate That's I may said they were that proactive in an had the ability to do that like at. I mean the logistic wherewithal to do that. There now. None of it is the only territory The only province and territory that has had no cases because they're also there's no land access slow right exactly so it's extremely remote a lot. A lot of it is extremely remote. Obviously you can get flights to a call it but it is extremely remote. So that yeah. It's not a surprise that there are no cases but you know the fact that they like you said there was there was there was some proactiveness there in realizing that they had citizens that were living in other areas of the country and they needed to do something to make sure that those people were protected as well trying to jump all doesn't like considering to a recognize it be implemented in C bullet logistic know how to do like. That's a lot in a short timeframe. Get like either they've predominant like they already had a plan in place again bravo or they did it quickly again. Bravo either a a OR B. I'll take is amazing Java. I'm going to go to the Yukon first before I go to the Northwest Territories because you these two are more. They're not exactly the same but they're closely tied to each other so in the Yukon The government has introduced a new program to help out renters and landlords What will happen is is that the government will pay a rent on the tenants behalf directly to the landlord if the tenant has lost thirty percent or more of their income our okay now. It has to be non subsidized housing. So they're they're their aim is to cover at least fifty percent of whatever. The median market rent is for April to June Which the numbers come out to For four hundred and fifteen dollars for a bachelor I guess is up to four hundred and fifteen dollars for a bachelor five hundred for one bedroom six hundred for a two bedroom in eight hundred for three plus bedroom and so the way this will work is that like I said the landlord will be paid it directly so the money won't go to the ten to pay the rent. The money will go to the landlord without touching attendant's hands but I guess the tenant the tenant applies for it. It's best that it goes at route. So that way The landlord gets the money right. Centrally Kudos to the Yukon meanwhile in the Northwest Territories The premier of the Northwest Territories has rejected an appeal by the Chamber of Commerce for a for a temporary block on commercial evictions. So he said no yes So apparently the so commercial landlords will be allowed to evect will be allowed to evict commercial tenants if they are not paying their rent. Now the interesting part to this In re in reading this article is that apparently the majority of landlords in the Northwest Territories Now I don't think it specified whether this was majority of commercial or residential or just majority of all landlords in the Northwest Territories are actually International Real Estate Investment trusts and that they're quote unquote anchor. Tenants are predominantly government offices. That's just bizarre. But so so the government. The government's not going to have problems paying their rent. The government will pay their rent. And these and these these These reits these landlords are probably by the sounds of it. are going to make their money are going to make a profit regardless because it sounds like there's quite a number of A vacant commercial property's anyways But they're gonNA make their money because they're collecting so much rent from the government but the government is perfectly okay to say. Yeah whatever if if small businesses can't pay their rent than they can be a victim whatever minded towards This tire should be. Where do you pay your taxes wherever you pay your taxes? If it's in Canada you get all the benefits in the world. If not in Canada and I get Norman Yeah that should be very simple so if a landlord in Merthyr territories is paying taxes in Canada. And they want to evict because they're losing money right. They should be allowed to if they're overseas one now too bad. Sorry about your luck The realities of you're not paying your evicted like a yeah I could see be- meth normally never Like I'd be fine. You convict just go somewhere else now. The Sun xactly that easy. It's not like a job. Noth surgeries that. All the premiums would do that very odd. They're not as political as you would get for the south of two which is even more bizarre. You don't have a decent Kenny in the Northwest Territories. Right Ontario. All right. I'm going to start with the funny ones I now. Maybe maybe they're not. We'll see so you know how everybody was outraged about Justin Trudeau going to Harrington Lake back on Easter weekend and so on and so forth so then it turns out. We found out over the last couple of weeks. Doug Ford also visited his cottage on Easter weekend but apparently it was just to check the plumbing way. Worse way worse. Here's the difference. Okay you can make the argument that Justin Trudeau went from his place of work where he always like. He's at twenty four Sussex and that's basically where he works all the time that's where he's doing everything and he went to see his family at their secondary location You could make that argument now. Some people said no he went to college overtop or over the bar fun. But there's a little bit of greater. There's no gary with.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on KTOK

KTOK

05:11 min | 1 year ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on KTOK

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

07:24 min | 1 year ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"The muskrat falls hydro-electric project has been called a boondoggle a poorly planned project. whose original six billion dollar price tag has more than doubled but today people in Newfoundland and Labrador got a ray of hope that power will not be as expensive as they feared at least for now this morning? The federal and provincial mentioned governments announced a plan to reduce the projects short term costs a plan that aims to protect hydro users from absorbing the projects cost overruns. Here's Premier Dwight Ball. No government since confederation as faced a tougher challenge. How is it the province that is an energy? Powerhouse could become a province where people are scared to turn the lights on. Thanks to our partnership with the Federal Government. We now have a sustainable long-term solution. Your rates will not go up as a result of Muskrat falls. That's Dwight Ball Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador Ron. Penny isn't celebrating just yet. He's a lawyer lawyer. In the chair of the Muskrat falls concerned citizens coalition. We reached him in Saint. John's Mr Penny. You were there when Premier Ball and the federal natural resources. This Minister Shameless Oregon. Made this announcement today. Does it seem to you like it has good news for new Finland in Labrador. I think the press conference was actually premature. You're essentially what this press. Conference was about was announcing that they were going to enter into negotiations on the financial underpinnings muskrat falls so. We don't know a lot more now than we did before. I think the prisoner held a political necessity because he had promised to make an announcement A The federal provincial deal and they didn't have it so this was an offense away of him. Meeting is political commitment without really telling us very much. The other thing that's happened is that our public utilities board has just answered a serious questions on rate mitigation. And that's just come down so so there's a lot of pressure on the government to to both respond to that and to bring the federal government side as well and that report came out on Friday suggested that it was going to cost a lot more for electricity. Yeah the our interest rates now around thirty cents and this is going to go up to Traumas twenty-three cents so it's roughly seventy percent increase that's projected. It's a real problem for For Newfoundland consumers we have a lot of low income families here and it's going to be very very very tough and along with all of that is. Our fiscal situation is really desperate running a a billion dollar deficit this year and people are rightfully very very worried. You know you. You mentioned this potential. Seventy five percent increase in the premier did say today that hydro users won't see the rates rise because of Muskrat falls so does that not at least provide some relief to hydro users in the province. Will the problem with that is a lot of this is in smoke and mirrors where are transferring Some of the the expenditures that or the requirements revenue requirements back to the taxpayer but the tax payer the ratepayer one on the same mm-hmm so I'm not at all confident that We've arrived at the answer yet and I think the general public of Newfoundland. It's not confident either. And and people have no confidence that rates are not going to go up tremendously. So they're making decisions now as to how they can meet that and one of the ways that people people are acting. And I've done this myself that we're we're all out buying heat pumps mini split heat pumps so he comes very very efficient But the result of that is that the demand for an atrocity. In fact it's going down now and it's going to go down even more and that poses a problem because the revenue requirements is still there so we're in what some people call this a death spiral because if demand goes down you have to increase rates more and as rates go op. Demand goes down even more. So it's IT'S A it's a big big problem. It's also it's a big problem for the for the people of Canada because the federal government and its wisdom Richard we're lack thereof has guaranteed so almost eight billion dollars in loans for the Muskrat falls project So if we can't meet the the revenue requirements and the governor candidates have to step in. Well I wanted to. Maybe you can help us understand that because as I see it. The government of Newfoundland was always going to be on the hook for any cost overruns on Muskrat falls and they've ballooned more than doubled. So what does it mean to the province and its finances if you the federal government is going to perhaps step in one of the thoughts is that they might be able to to extend the financing period. I was very long as it is now but I don't see that the people of the province can actually afford this four to pay for this project and that's why. I say that the people of Canada should be concerned because If we can't the lenders for the project They're fully protected. But the tax payers of Canada aren't it sounds like you're suggesting this is going to be a white elephant. It's already a white elephant. Will question is who's white elephant is going to be. You Know I. I remember there was so much excitement when this thing was announced at least among its proponents thinking this is going to be a great thing for the province and over time public sentiment has definitely soured has. Has the problems have added up. It's interesting you were never as I understand it a believer in this. You're never on side. I WANNA know why we in a few others yes We were great lonely at the time we were opposed from the very beginning. We were concerned about costs. And I had a personal experience because my senior public service both at the provincial and the municipal level and we did a number of alaric projects. Nothing nothing compared to the size of Muskrat falls so I saw what happened with. He's probably checks and I doubt very much that we have the capacity to bring this project in on time dodgers and regrettably I was I right so now the province is is going to be going into further negotiations. It seems with the federal government. Is there anything substantial -sential that can be done to serve reduce the economic impact on Newfoundland and Labrador. So one thing the federal government could do they could take an equity equity position take fifty percent of the equity because the governor of Newfoundland has borrowed almost four billion dollars in order to meet the equity requirements for the approach and that money has got to be paid back so if we can have that and the and the federal government takes half that that would be a big help but even with that. There's not enough money there to bring rates down to the target rate which I think is thirty five cents. So it's a big problem and I don't see anything. Today that brought us closer to a solution Mr Penny. Thank you very much for talking with us. We appreciate it. You're very welcome. bye-bye Ron Penny is a lawyer. A former public servant and the chair of the Muskrat falls concerned citizens coalition. We reached him in Saint John's.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

07:24 min | 1 year ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"The muskrat falls hydro-electric project has been called a boondoggle a poorly planned project. whose original six billion dollar price tag has more than doubled but today people in Newfoundland and Labrador got a ray of hope that power will not be as expensive as they feared at least for now this morning? The federal and provincial mentioned governments announced a plan to reduce the projects short term costs a plan that aims to protect hydro users from absorbing the projects cost overruns. Here's Premier Dwight Ball. No government since confederation as faced a tougher challenge. How is it the province that is an energy? Powerhouse could become a province where people are scared to turn the lights on. Thanks to our partnership with the Federal Government. We now have a sustainable long-term solution. Your rates will not go up as a result of Muskrat falls. That's Dwight Ball Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador Ron. Penny isn't celebrating just yet. He's a lawyer lawyer. In the chair of the Muskrat falls concerned citizens coalition. We reached him in Saint. John's Mr Penny. You were there when Premier Ball and the federal natural resources. This Minister Shameless Oregon. Made this announcement today. Does it seem to you like it has good news for new Finland in Labrador. I think the press conference was actually premature. You're essentially what this press. Conference was about was announcing that they were going to enter into negotiations on the financial underpinnings muskrat falls so. We don't know a lot more now than we did before. I think the prisoner held a political necessity because he had promised to make an announcement A The federal provincial deal and they didn't have it so this was an offense away of him. Meeting is political commitment without really telling us very much. The other thing that's happened is that our public utilities board has just answered a serious questions on rate mitigation. And that's just come down so so there's a lot of pressure on the government to to both respond to that and to bring the federal government side as well and that report came out on Friday suggested that it was going to cost a lot more for electricity. Yeah the our interest rates now around thirty cents and this is going to go up to Traumas twenty-three cents so it's roughly seventy percent increase that's projected. It's a real problem for For Newfoundland consumers we have a lot of low income families here and it's going to be very very very tough and along with all of that is. Our fiscal situation is really desperate running a a billion dollar deficit this year and people are rightfully very very worried. You know you. You mentioned this potential. Seventy five percent increase in the premier did say today that hydro users won't see the rates rise because of Muskrat falls so does that not at least provide some relief to hydro users in the province. Will the problem with that is a lot of this is in smoke and mirrors where are transferring Some of the the expenditures that or the requirements revenue requirements back to the taxpayer but the tax payer the ratepayer one on the same mm-hmm so I'm not at all confident that We've arrived at the answer yet and I think the general public of Newfoundland. It's not confident either. And and people have no confidence that rates are not going to go up tremendously. So they're making decisions now as to how they can meet that and one of the ways that people people are acting. And I've done this myself that we're we're all out buying heat pumps mini split heat pumps so he comes very very efficient But the result of that is that the demand for an atrocity. In fact it's going down now and it's going to go down even more and that poses a problem because the revenue requirements is still there so we're in what some people call this a death spiral because if demand goes down you have to increase rates more and as rates go op. Demand goes down even more. So it's IT'S A it's a big big problem. It's also it's a big problem for the for the people of Canada because the federal government and its wisdom Richard we're lack thereof has guaranteed so almost eight billion dollars in loans for the Muskrat falls project So if we can't meet the the revenue requirements and the governor candidates have to step in. Well I wanted to. Maybe you can help us understand that because as I see it. The government of Newfoundland was always going to be on the hook for any cost overruns on Muskrat falls and they've ballooned more than doubled. So what does it mean to the province and its finances if you the federal government is going to perhaps step in one of the thoughts is that they might be able to to extend the financing period. I was very long as it is now but I don't see that the people of the province can actually afford this four to pay for this project and that's why. I say that the people of Canada should be concerned because If we can't the lenders for the project They're fully protected. But the tax payers of Canada aren't it sounds like you're suggesting this is going to be a white elephant. It's already a white elephant. Will question is who's white elephant is going to be. You Know I. I remember there was so much excitement when this thing was announced at least among its proponents thinking this is going to be a great thing for the province and over time public sentiment has definitely soured has. Has the problems have added up. It's interesting you were never as I understand it a believer in this. You're never on side. I WANNA know why we in a few others yes We were great lonely at the time we were opposed from the very beginning. We were concerned about costs. And I had a personal experience because my senior public service both at the provincial and the municipal level and we did a number of alaric projects. Nothing nothing compared to the size of Muskrat falls so I saw what happened with. He's probably checks and I doubt very much that we have the capacity to bring this project in on time dodgers and regrettably I was I right so now the province is is going to be going into further negotiations. It seems with the federal government. Is there anything substantial -sential that can be done to serve reduce the economic impact on Newfoundland and Labrador. So one thing the federal government could do they could take an equity equity position take fifty percent of the equity because the governor of Newfoundland has borrowed almost four billion dollars in order to meet the equity requirements for the approach and that money has got to be paid back so if we can have that and the and the federal government takes half that that would be a big help but even with that. There's not enough money there to bring rates down to the target rate which I think is thirty five cents so big problem and I don't see anything today. That brought us closer to a solution. Mr Penny thank you very much for talking with us. We appreciate it. You're very welcome. bye-bye Ron Penny is a lawyer. A former public servant and the chair of the Muskrat falls concerned citizens coalition. We reached him in Saint John's.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

07:24 min | 1 year ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"Just break is charged with mischief. But he says it was just journalism in two thousand sixteen gene. Before Mr Briggs joined a p t n he was covering indigenous protests at the Muskrat Falls Generating Station project in Labrador the company had secured a court injunction in blocking protesters from entering the site but the protesters broke. The lock went through the gate and began an occupation so Mr break took his camera and followed the protesters inside insight. Justin breaks lawyers have argued that he shouldn't be tried for doing his job as a reporter that earlier this month. A judge dismissed their application and gave the green-light for his trial to go ahead in January. We reached Justin break in Ottawa. Justin break what are you thinking and feeling now that you are seemingly Heading for trial It's unfortunate that this outstanding criminal charge has not been dropped but At this point I think I'm feeling more confident now than I than I was two years ago Facing all three charges you know vindicated by Newfoundland Labrador's highest court and also also with the support of all of my colleagues at APN journalistic and press freedom organizations and And you know basically three three three plus years now to reflect on the importance of the work that I did in the fall of two thousand sixteen in Labrador and the impact without his so the crown and says that you were engaged in mischief at Muskrat falls. What would you say? How do you describe what you were doing? They're covering a very important story It it was a it was a good ethical decision to make to to follow that story and cover it because the public had a right and they need to know what was going on ATM Muskrat falls at that time. So you know I kinda I stand by that decision and I don't. I do not believe what I did was a criminal. The other journalists covered that Muskrat falls occupation but they did it from outside the gates whereas you followed the protesters onto the property me. Why did you decide that? You should challenge the court's injunction and join that occupation. Why didn't decide that? I should challenge the court's Injunction Junction That day I had to make a snap decision in a matter of seconds whether to stay with the story or abandon the story and cover it from outside the gate. Ah You put it You know I did follow the story and others didn't follow the story that day but as soon as I was in there and had exclusive access to the story that's when CBC C. N. N. TV and others began reaching out to me to say. Hey we we actually need to know what's going on in there. Can you help us so so by virtue you of making that decision to go in. I was actually able to act in not only in primarily covering the story for the independent but also to help other media who who. We didn't make the same decision as I did. In those few seconds do you feel that the other journalists failed to do their jobs whereas you did. We are at a turning point in terms of the You know quote Unquote Era of reconciliation. And it's well document. That Canadian media have historically failed to adequately represent and cover for indigenous people and stories and I think that Probably because it was a unique and unexpected situation had media had more time to prepare or consider the pros and cons or potential ramifications are benefits of following that story. Maybe there would have been a different outcome in terms of other journalists following the story. So your work. Muskrat falls has been framed as embedding with the occupiers. But but some have described you as well as an activist journalist would would you think that's a fair assessment. I don't know what people mean when they say when they say that I'd want a definition of that term. And how would you define. I don't have the definition for it because it's not something that I consider myself I guess it would be more fair to say. I've been an advocate of crafts freedom. Doing but You know like I alluded to earlier. I mean we've for years Different various bodies observers have called on Canadian media to do better in reporting reporting on indigenous issues The wash inquiry. No journalist was present when Dudley George was shot in in Ontario You know the TRC Truth and Reconciliation Insulation Commission and it's called the actions calls for indigenous media to better support. It's these stories can be told and so. I don't think that the conversation necessarily should be asking thing at this point in time in two thousand nineteen why journalists Make decisions to do a better job of covering these types of stories. I think it should be incumbent on media who are not taking these types of decisions. Why they're not because we saw? We have three years to reflect on the Muskrat falls coverage that the independent did and we see that it'd probably provided an enormous ormuz public service because a counter narrative that was being constructed by Government Inc and by police. That in fact turned out to be not the complete complete picture. You mentioned earlier that to additional charges that you've been facing the crown dropped the criminal contempt charge and then the court of Appeal dismissed the civil. We'll charge so what is the reason that the crown has given for wanting to move ahead with this mischief charge. We're wondering the same as well. I mean they believe that they have the that it's in the public look interests. I mean this is known this is in court documents. So we know and they they have to believe or be able to argue that it's in the public interest to proceed with these charges. So they think it's in the public interest to uh pursue the criminal charge of mischief over five thousand dollars and they have to believe that they have a reasonable probability of convictions. So to my understanding that means that an argument has to be made that my presence on the site as journalists impeded the I guess financial interests the Crown Corporation building. Damn what is it been like for you to continue your work with this thing hanging over your head. I mean it's been interesting. It's definitely Occupied occupied time and energy resources on my part but at the same time it has I think motivated me to pay more attention to the press freedom that I I think a lot of us. Journalists take for granted in Canada. And it's also created a dialog and conversation not only about press freedom but in the media's bowl and responsibilities of media have uncovering these types of story the Supreme Court of New Zealand labradors decision on the civil matter which came down earlier this year specifically cited a APTMA's Affidavit Karen Liaison former news director here who wrote Enough David in the intervene in my case and the judge we think for the first time in Canadian Indian history fight the reconciliation and the need the importance of media having to be present and bear witness than report on these types of events. So you know it's it's it's more than just about press freedom here. We're actually I think taking a step towards a better and more responsible media coverage of indigenous people an indigenous stories. All right just break. Thank you very much for talking with US locate. Thanks very much all right. bye-bye Justin break is a reporter with AP news the reached him in Ottawa..

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

07:24 min | 1 year ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"Justin break is charged with mischief. But he says it was just journalism in two thousand sixteen gene before Mr Briggs joined a p t n he was covering indigenous protests at the Muskrat Falls Generating Station project in Labrador. The company had secured a court injunction in blocking protesters from entering the site but the protesters broke the lock went through the gate and began an occupation so Mr break took his camera and followed the protesters inside insight. Justin breaks lawyers have argued that he shouldn't be tried for doing his job as a reporter that earlier this month. A judge dismissed their application and gave the green-light for his trial to go ahead in January. We reached Justin break in Ottawa. Justin break what are you thinking and feeling now that you are seemingly Heading for trial It's unfortunate that this outstanding criminal charge has not been dropped but At this point I think I'm feeling more confident now than I than I was two years ago Facing all three charges you know vindicated by Newfoundland Labrador's highest court and also also with the support of all of my colleagues at APN journalistic and press freedom organizations and And you know basically three three three plus years now to reflect on the importance of the work that I did in the fall of two thousand sixteen in Labrador and the impact without his so the crown and says that you were engaged in mischief at Muskrat falls. What would you say? How do you describe what you were doing? They're covering a very important story It it was a it was a good ethical decision to make to to follow that story and cover it because the public had a right and they need to know what was going on ATM Muskrat falls at that time. So you know I kinda I stand by that decision and I don't. I do not believe what I did was a criminal. The other journalists covered that Muskrat falls occupation but they did it from outside the gates whereas you followed the protesters onto the property. Emmy me. Why did you decide that? You should challenge the court's injunction and join that occupation. Why didn't decide that? I should challenge the court's Injunction Junction That day I had to make a snap decision in a matter of seconds whether to stay with the story or abandon the story and cover it from outside the Ah you put it You know I did follow the story and others didn't follow the story that day but as soon as I was in there and had exclusive access to the story that's when CBC C. N. N. TV and others began reaching out to me to say. Hey we we actually need to know what's going on in there. Can you help us so so by virtue you of making that decision to go in. I was actually able to act in not only in primarily covering the story for the independent but also to help other media who who. We didn't make the same decision as I did. In those few seconds do you feel that the other journalists failed to do their jobs whereas you did. We are at a turning point in terms of the You know quote Unquote Era of reconciliation. And it's well document. That Canadian media have historically failed to adequately represent and cover for indigenous people and stories and I think that Probably because it was a unique and unexpected situation had media had more time to prepare or consider the pros and cons or potential ramifications are benefits of following that story. Maybe there would have been a different outcome in terms of other journalists following the story. So your work. Muskrat falls has been framed as embedding with the occupiers. But but some have described you as well as an activist journalist would would you think that's a fair assessment. I don't know what people mean when they say when they say that I'd want a definition of that term. And how would you define. I don't have the definition for it because it's not something that I consider myself I guess it would be more fair to say. I've been an advocate of press freedom in doing this but You know like I alluded to earlier. I mean we've for years Different various bodies observers have called on Canadian media do better in reporting reporting on indigenous issues. the wash inquiry. No journalist was present when Dudley George was shot in in Ontario You know the TRC Truth and Reconciliation Insulation Commission and it's called the actions calls for indigenous media to better support. It's these stories can be told and so. I don't think that the conversation necessarily should be asking thing at this point in time in two thousand nineteen why journalists Make decisions to do a better job of covering these types of stories. I think it should be incumbent on media who are not taking these types of decisions. Why they're not because we saw? We have three years to reflect on the Muskrat falls coverage that the independent did and we see that it'd probably provided an enormous ormuz public service because a counter narrative that was being constructed by Government Inc and by police. That in fact turned out to be not the complete complete picture. You mentioned earlier that to additional charges that you've been facing the crown dropped the criminal contempt charge and then the court of Appeal dismissed the civil. We'll charge so what is the reason that the crown has given for wanting to move ahead with this mischief charge. We're wondering the same as well. I mean they believe that they have the that it's in the public look interests. I mean this is known this is in court documents. So we know and they they have to believe or be able to argue that it's in the public interest to proceed with these charges. So they think it's in the public interest to uh pursue the criminal charge of mischief over five thousand dollars and they have to believe that they have a reasonable probability of conviction so to my understanding that means that an argument has to be made that my presence on the site as journalists impeded the I guess financial interests the Crown Corporation building. Damn what is it been like for you to continue your work with this thing hanging over your head. I mean it's been interesting. It's definitely Occupied occupied time and energy resources on my part but at the same time it has I think motivated me to pay more attention to the press freedom that I I think a lot of us. Journalists take for granted in Canada. And it's also created a dialog and conversation not only about press freedom but in the media's bowl and responsibilities of media have uncovering these types of story the Supreme Court of New Zealand labradors decision on the civil matter which came down earlier this year specifically cited a APTMA's Affidavit Karen Liaison former news director here who wrote Enough David in the intervene in my case and the judge we think for the first time in Canadian Indian history fight the reconciliation and the need the importance of media having to be present and bear witness than report on these types of events. So you know it's it's it's more than just about press freedom here. We're actually I think taking a step towards a better and more responsible media coverage of indigenous people an indigenous stories. All right just break. Thank you very much for talking with US locate. Thanks very much all right. bye-bye Justin break is a reporter with AP news the reached him in Ottawa..

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on The Big Story

The Big Story

08:11 min | 1 year ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on The Big Story

"Jordan Keith Rawlings and this is the big story. David Vidmar is the legislative reporter for the Saint John's telegram in Newfoundland where we head for our latest in our lay of the land series the Saint John's telegram is part of the Salt Wire Fire Network Hi David. How's it going. It is going very well. Thank you for joining us from the East Coast. How is the grand experiment of democracy going out there. Well things are I mean changes changes. The norm. I think is a is a quite frequently in Newfoundland Labrador typically. We just came out of a provincial election which is back on back on. May Sixteenth where there was this massive liberal majority where they had thirty one seats in the provincial legislature and that has cut down to twenty which gives them a one seat edge over the you know over the opposition parties and whatnot so that was a that was a big moment obviously for us out here to see that amount of seats being cut down in Atlantic Canada. Generally I mean there's been there's been I it's only Nova Oh Scotia that hasn't gone to gone to the polls fairly recently they went back in two thousand sixteen you know but but we're seeing the Greens obviously making some eat some interesting in roads and whatnot in an and in an MP and New Brunswick they didn't quite formed government but my God did they come close so you know being close to the water being close to you know relying so much a natural resources. I think is is starting to rear. Its head just a little bit here on the East Coast. What are the chances that you're provincial election earlier. This year is a microcosm of what will happen to the federal liberals in Newfoundland and Labrador which were a complete sweep last time yeah and that's always the question you know. How much can we really read it into provincial politics to federal politics. you know it's it's. It's it's not a one to one ratio. There's we'll see how that plays out but I I wrote a story. Worry about this. about you know we can have of course online that talking to pollster. Don Mills Search Area Whatnot and the way that he phrased in terms of whether or not the liberals can sweep across Atlantic on to Canada with all thirty two seats He said that there's zero percent chance that happened on October hangover twenty so couldn't really be more more definitive than that a you know there and in Newfoundland Labrador everyone is kind of pointing at Saint John's east as as really Kinda main battleground. Perhaps even the only battleground. I think the Liberals will still see some success here in Oakland lambreau because we I have never in our history sent sent no liberals. There's has always been at least one liberal. That's insane from Labrador to up to Ottawa but we've sent all seven easier as liberals at twice in our history so there might I don't to be one opportunity Lucy. you know an interesting thing about about. Saint John's is that it's a direct rematch from two thousand sixteen election Harris Yeah Yeah Yeah. It's it's a one to one Nick Whale on it is the incumbent and in two thousand fifteen he beat Jack Harris who was a he was first elected in nineteen eighty seven that he lost real quick in the in the election after that and then he was years for the as the DP leader in the province and became the d. n. p. once again. I believe in two thousand eight hundred I elected and and now they're just having another crack at it. You know in John's east. I remember Canada conventional wisdom at the time which I guess didn't turn out to be completely wise was saying that Saint John's was was the most safe seat in the country for the new Democrats on the federal scale and then you so yeah yeah there was another really tight race so at the time in two thousand fifteen Ryan cleary was was was the incumbent for the MVP going up against the shameless regan whose name we all know much more on the federal a federal thing these days so any kind of went all in on Ryan cleary and maybe kind of forgot about it was just a little bit but this around it does not look like they are forgetting about checkers. You know Jagmeet facing was here before the election was even called so they really seem to be kind of investing there so you know in this province if any district is going to not be liberal liberal by the time October twenty first. It's probably John's east but you know nick. Whale is not going to go down without a fight no question about that so what makes Newfoundland and Labrador because we're doing this with all of the provinces what makes Newfoundland Labrador different from the other Atlantic provinces first of all but from from voters and the rest of the country to the biggest thing for us is that most of the people who live in Newfoundland Labrador live on the island of Newfoundland and most of us who live in Newfoundland live on kind of the northeast avalon which which is you know I'm I'm speaking to you from Saint John's right now which is really about as like it. If you're going to look at what the geography tells you it's as though everyone in on the island roofing like gathered as far away from mainland Canada as humanly possible which is essential for something but yeah which you know we'll we'll get back to that one but the fact that we are such big island really doesn't make us unique. I guess be is obviously an island is in the it's in the name but we you know we really are massive expensive land with a with a with a relatively small population by five hundred twenty five thousand people according in the two thousand sixteen sentences counter counted here and one particular thing that makes us unique across the country is that that population is going down the demographics of Newfoundland Labrador. We are getting older faster than anybody else. I believe that the the average population or the average age of newfoundlander right now is like forty six years old and by twenty forty. That's GonNa that's GONNA go up to above above fifty yeah. It's you know so we're getting older and the fertility rate is is is downward. We're dying faster than we are being born for one thing and then on top of that to oil downturn turn in say twenty two thousand fourteen twenty fifty and really really hit this province hard we in the last provincial budgets and twenty eighteen. We made a billion dollars off oil and gas. Ask and you know that's that's all guests are inter. Inter the royalties one for the government you know and that's on a pretty average price of oil. You Know Beckon Twenty before early two thousand twelve twenty fourteen or something like that. was you know we're looking at over one hundred dollars for a barrel also so my God we had money and now we don't so we have people people who are literally dying and not being replaced and people are leaving so the demographic challenges for Newfoundland Labrador really what's it's top of mind. I think that at this point. How does that impact what voters want from their government. What are they looking for right. Now that other younger younger more prosperous provinces might not well. This is a maybe a little bit of Jason here but but but but the main thing that we're looking for I think right now is is support from the federal government when it comes to Muskrat falls because that's the other thing that makes particularly unique in the country you know we talk about large hydroelectric dams you. I heard a sightsee and whatnot but but Muskrat falls was started by the provincial government or sanctioned in two thousand ten and at the time that the the sanction to the to the population or the the number that was put out there for the cost was six point two billion dollars. Not You know not a small chunk of change at the time for a prophet to five hundred thousand people now. It's twelve point seven billion dollars and there's a real risk that electricity bills in this province are going to double as a result of this and you you know the provincial government people were trying to work in trying to figure out how to how to prevent that from happening and one of the direct ask that. I think it was a little while ago. The finance minister just made a direct call just before the election actually the finance minister. Tom Osborne made a direct call to all party. Leaders saying we need money. We need about two hundred million dollars a year from the federal government a direct federal subsidy to Newfoundland Labrador's power bills in addition to about another half billion dollars annually that the that the province is going to have to come up with on its own court to try to to try to keep electricity rates down but but you know we need a commitment of two hundred million dollars.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on Safe Space

Safe Space

08:18 min | 1 year ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on Safe Space

"Those jokes are just made without a lot of thought. I don't know. I think the seal hunt thing in particular, if we're thinking about an American audience and knowing that like the co creator of the Simpsons did come to Newfoundland to like offer money shutdown. Seal hunt yet thinking about a US audience in largely US writers team. You could make the argument that making these kind of jokes is probably something that's gonna stick with people, though, you know, some people I talked to when reporting the story were saying, you know, given that new, you know, come from ways, the most popular one of the most popular musicals in the world right now in kind of the image of what new Flanders actually like to the outside world is kind of changing. So it was kind of caught people off guard. But it was such a weird in like almost like violent derogatory joke that doesn't fit with like how it's the places perceived to the rest of candidate right now, you have coming here to offer a million dollars to buy out feelers or whatever. Like, I think I think that definitely. That's like that's what for me makes it sort of like, that's where the mouse comes from like, I think he is because he was basically told to like get out you moron. Like, you're not gonna buy off an industry with a million dollars. Like, you know, like you're not going to go to the terrorists. And it'd be like, here's forty five bucks. You guys wrap this up? So like, so I think yes, I think the writers like definitely like he's still very bitter about that. And probably always will be clear. Same simon. I'm pretty sure he's he's dead. He passed away in twenty fifteen twenty sixteen fifteen. You know, his spirit Levana and this extremely brutal joke. But I wanna talk about drew something that you tweeted in the midst of people being upset about the joke. You said the only new joke that offends me is this provincial election exclamation, Mark. Exclamation exclamation. Mark, folks. Cute tell our listeners, you might not know that aside from the Simpsons making a joke about Newfoundland that there's actually an election happening in Newfoundland. Yes. There is an election happening here. There was supposed to be an election twenty nine hundred anyway this election year because of our fixed election date law there were rumors going around for like a few months starting late twentieth. That there might be at spring election. And then they could have persisted. And then people kept acting the government is going to be a spring election. And they're like, we don't know the and then one day the pretty MIR's like, yeah, we'll do it before school gets of the end of June. So everyone's like, okay. So definitely spring election could be anytime the next three months and then in the beginning of April. They started making all these like really lavish extravagant bombastic announcements like the Atlantic accord renegotiation, which is like a thirty seven year deal to give us two point five billion dollars. Which is sure that's great. And then like all sorts of new money for infrastructure beginning at a new prison. They're going to build a new mental hospital on a flood plain. It's going to be wild. There's going to be a rate mitigation plan flow, muskrat falls won't destroy everyone's Bank account and force everyone to leave. It's. Yeah. And then so then they so then they dropped this budget fig bump ethic budget that was basically informed by McKinsey and company consulting report. And then the next day, they just like, we're also doing election. So the budget died and turned into the platform. And now here we are like two weeks into election that has barely started. It seems like that ends in another week. So that's pretty quick time line, which is you know, a couple of weeks of announcements a couple of weeks of announcing big money. But what are the major issues that this election will be decided on Holly? Can you tell us a bit of some of the issues your seeing one of the biggest issues that's on the voters minds is as you already mentioned paying off the Mosca falls project and kind of dislike anxieties that people have about. This and for listeners don't know what it is. It's kind of this massive hydro-electric project that was built in labrador, or it's I guess almost completed but has come under a lot of controversy for being way over budget too expensive questions about how well indigenous groups were consulted, and as well as now the just providing too much power for the province to use unclear how they're going to be able to sell it. So the one guaranteed stream of revenue for that. In this funding. They figured out was the rate payer like the rates from the residence. So as it stands right now like rates could get really really expensive as like a pretty cold place. People are genuinely worried about how they're gonna keep living here when this project is finishing comes online. And a lot of what politicians have been talking about over the last year's kind of. It's it's like a cloud kind of hanging over every other issue in the province, but you know, like health spending the aging population, which people expect will put. More pressure on healthcare costs that are already really high. And I'm just saying you have how to manage dead and how to get out of the financial situation of the provinces in because. Yeah, this kind of the issue people are worried that young people are gonna move away not wanna stay here because the economy's really bad and for the most part there's a lot of between. I would say the liberal premier that. We haven't power right now in the conservative government is the kind of the closest rivals in polls. A lot of kind of the the premier saying will we've already started all this good work. So just trust us keep going because that government made this bad decision for you, which is to build this project. Conservatives are saying while he had his chances not good enough. This a lot of like back and forth finger than the other parties kind of disliked trying to they don't really have full slates of candidates. So it's kind of considered to be too hardy race. But yeah, I think people are kind of frustrated because. Neither end. None of the leaders are really like the most charismatic or popular people at the moment. I would say so yeah, I think issue that people are talking about now is just kind of like how the voters really excited about their auctions. A lot of ways it's basically like it's in the election really is in should be about the fact that the province is facing slash is. In the midst of a number of crises all of them, compounded by muskrat falls this. We really need to be talking about the big pitchers shit here a fundamentally vote like how this is gonna work going forward. This election is symptomatic of political system that is in grave health and possibly terminally. But the election like you said really the contest between the government has like everything is like turn around things could be fine trust us, and then like the PC party, which is still not come to terms with its complicity in this fast. Go called muskrat falls who tell by basically like, I don't know. Chaz Crosby latest science the Crosbie family. He's here to avenge his father who never got to be premium or whatever and some weird long tangle, you'd family dynasty stuff with the equally more imperative. They're both like yelling at each other lake. Your bad penny. No, you're the bad party. And like the other parties couldn't even get full slates together. And the province is just like, I don't know, man. Like, it's like, we talk. There's a lot of the grievance of deliver just in Canada and stuff Canadian Twitter related like new, it doesn't even compare it to the province here. It's like every it's like an emperor has no clothes situation. Like everybody knows that everything is fucked up, but for a variety of reasons, the people that are actually in charge and can do things about it. Like will not were cannot discuss it. I like what we've seen though in Canadian politics and in western politics, more. Generally when there's that level of statement politics amongst the dominant party players. And that's usually when either third party or a third candidate or some sort of other force comes into play. And I was just looking into. I was watching sort of clips from the debate and the one that kind of struck me just because it struck some of the same tones were seeing elsewhere, can

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

02:53 min | 2 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"He was trying to make him that is that the contract between between hydro Quebec. And and the Newfoundland parties was in a sense a reciprocal contract that they were both trying to meet the same ends. So these specific numbers in the contract shouldn't have to be here to what should be the general aims the rest of the supreme court, basically said if you have a contract that spells out terms specific measurable terms. He can't be a reciprocal contract. So I think that's where the to kind of break apart. It's kind of hard to imagine that something that says we will pay this amount for per kilowatt hour every year for this number of years full and buy a new contract for this number of years could be seen as a sort of a joint venture. This is what the courts decide this is what the contract looks like according to the courts as any. Anything politically involved here. I mean is there anything that the federal government should've could've would've done that would have mitigated this long ago? Yes. Debility to move electric city between provinces the way pipeline oil can move, you know, without having individual provinces, basically lock up their distribution systems. That would have been a big difference. And in this province. What tends to happen when when you look at that people say when that's where it falls down that our province like Newfoundland has only seven seats in the house of Commons, and I guess it adds to that sense. Newfoundland labrador always have they they didn't get much from joining confederation that they get the dirty end of the stick in national politics. And this is never temple that is alive. And well, I mean this labrador got enough lot through joining Canada's. Well, but I think in this case the politics are less directed against the federal government or they they are. Are two degree but more against Quebec. Frankly, Newfoundland politicians have spent a considerable amount of time drumming up dislike if not occasional hatred for Quebec on exactly these grounds. What happens now how much longer does this deal stand than twenty forty one? We hear about it a lot in the media here about it. Actually it right now, it's subject of provincial inquiry into a different hydro-electric project at muskrat falls. Where people are now saying why didn't we just wait till twenty forty one when we're going to be rolling in electric city. Anyway. So yes, there's a there is a feeling of it's a long contract, but we are counting down towards the end. Wrestle have a good weekend. Thanks. You too gerski is a columnist with telegram newspaper and the salt wire network. We reached him in sync Johns..

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on KBOI 670AM

KBOI 670AM

01:52 min | 3 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on KBOI 670AM

"Spots it clogs pipes and breaks down appliances costing you hundreds of dollars in energy and wear eliminate limescale and other water issues like brown staining bad odors and lead with hydrocare water products available from wave home solutions wave's affordable systems don't use salts or chemicals you'll love the way your water tastes smells and looks satisfaction guaranteed for more information go to goodclearwatercom dot com that's goodclearwater dot com individuals and businesses with tax problems listen carefully if you owe over ten thousand dollars in back taxes or have unfiled tax returns us tax shield can help you take back control the irs can seize your bank accounts garnish your paycheck close your business and file criminal charges our team of tax attorneys can stop collections and get you protected us tax shield offers a price protection guaranteed quote to get you protected today us tax shield is a plus rated with the bbb so call eight hundred five one nine seventy seven 96 us tax yield eight hundred five one nine seventy seven 96 the tradition of dropping some think from the sky for new year's isn't limited to new york's times square correspondent jan johnson fills in on what will be dropping from a few other places to ring in 2018 critters are among the favored objects that some localities drop from the sky for new year's only a few of them are live animals a threefoot toll ceramic flee falls on east over north carolina which used to be known as the town of flee prairie you sheen wisconsin host the dropping of the karp east port main drops of sardine and a stuffed muskrat falls over princess an maryland college bull actions how wisconsin cap off the winningest season in school history by topping miami 34 24 in the orange bowl penn state picked up a fiesta bull victory over washington 35 28 in the liberty ball iowa squeezed past memphis and mississippi say got past louisville in the tax layer.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on KARN 102.9

KARN 102.9

01:53 min | 3 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on KARN 102.9

"Spots it clogs pipes and breaks down appliances costing you hundreds of dollars in energy and wear eliminate limescale and other water issues like brown staining bad odors and lead with hydrocare water products available from wave home solutions wave's affordable systems don't use salts or chemicals you'll love the way your water tastes smells and looks satisfaction guaranteed for more information go to goodclearwatercom dot com that's goodclearwater dot com individuals and businesses with tax problems listen carefully if you owe over ten thousand dollars in back taxes or have unfiled tax returns us tax shield can help you take back control the irs can seize your bank accounts garnish your paycheck close your business and file criminal charges our team of tax attorneys can stop collections and get you protected us tax shield offers a price protection guaranteed quote to get you protected today us tax yield is a plus rated with the bbb so call eight hundred five one nine seventy seven 96 us tax yield eight hundred five one nine seventy seven ninety six the tradition of dropping something from the sky for new year's isn't limited to new york's times square correspondent jan johnson fills in on what will be dropping from a few other places to ring in 2018 critters are among the favored objects that some localities drop from the sky for new year's only a few of them are live animals a threefoot joe ceramic flee falls on east over north carolina which used to be known as the town of flee prairie to sheen wisconsin host the dropping of the karp eastport main drops a sardine and a stuffed muskrat falls over princess an maryland college bull action saw wisconsin cap off the winningest season in school history by topping miami 34 24 in the orange bowl penn state picked up a fiesta bull victory over washington 35 28 in the liberty ball iowa squeezed pass memphis and mississippi state god past louisville in the tax layer bowl.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on KSFO-AM

KSFO-AM

02:12 min | 3 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on KSFO-AM

"Does your basement or crawl space have damp musty odors do you worry about indoor gases and pollutants everyday living generates moisture that can nourish mold and odors even asthmatic triggers indoor pollutants linked to respiratory ailments birth defects and cancers can become trapped in your home you can't buy health but you can buy wave's moisture control and air quality products wave home solutions for a dry healthy home satisfaction guaranteed go to dry home one two three dot com that's dry home one two three dot com war poverty and disaster have left millions of children around the world orphaned abandoned alone when their parents can't be there sos children's villages is there sos children's villages is the world's largest nonprofit for orphaned and abandoned sheltering in one hundred and 34 countries including the us they provide vulnerable children with a loving and stable family medical care in an education children me crisis are counting on you to make a difference in the life of a child go to sos dash usa dot org the tradition of dropping something from the sky for new year's isn't limited to new york times square correspondent jan johnson fills us in on what will be dropping from a few other places to ring in 2018 creditors are among the favorite objects that some localities drop from the sky for new year's only a few of them are live animals a threefoot toll ceramic flee falls on east over north carolina which used to be known as the town of flee prairie to sheen wisconsin host the dropping of the karp east port main drops of sardine and a stuffed muskrat falls over princess a maryland college board action saw wisconsin cap off the winningest season in school history by topping miami 34 24 in the orange bowl penn state picked up a fiesta bowl victory over washington 35 28 in the liberty ball iowa squeezed past memphis and mississippi say got past louisville in the tax layer bowl arbor kusak hey america we need to have world saw we've got more food than we know what to do within his country yet seventeen million kids in america are struggling with hunger makes.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on Money Radio 1200AM

Money Radio 1200AM

02:07 min | 3 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on Money Radio 1200AM

"Start to a new year and barbara kusak bhutto has pain you can't ignore then fly first in tossed relief from salang pass sologne pas pain relief patches have everything you need in one clinically proven solution bear the strongest label pain reliever available without a prescription safely relieving pain for up to 12 hours and salon part is the first and only fda approved otc topical pain reliever for first in class relief get salon past pain relief patches in the green box with the blue wave does your basement or crawl space have damp musty odors do you worry about indoor gases and pollutants everyday living generates moisture that can nourish mold and odors even asthmatic triggers indoor pollutants linked to respiratory ailments birth defects and cancers can become trapped in your home you can't buy health but you can buy wave's moisture control and air quality products wave home solutions for a dry healthy home satisfaction guaranteed go to dry home one two three dot com that's dry home one two three dot com he tradition of dropping something from the sky for new year's isn't limited to new york's times square correspondent jan johnson fills us in on what will be dropping from a few other places to ring in 2018 critters are among the favorite objects that some localities drop from the sky for new year's only a few of them are live animals a threefoot toll ceramic flee falls on east over north carolina which used to be known as the town of flee prairie to sheen wisconsin host the dropping of the karp east port main drops us sardine and a stuffed muskrat falls over princess say in maryland college bull actions how wisconsin cap off the winningest season in school history by topping miami 34 24 in the orange bowl penn state picked up a fiesta bull victory over washington 35 28 in the liberty ball iowa squeezed pass memphis and mississippi say got past louisville in the tax layer boll and barbara kusak well.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

01:42 min | 3 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Nice start to a new here and barbara kusak bhutto has pain you can't ignore then slice first in toss relief from salon poss sologne pas pain relief patches have everything you need in one clinically proven solution bear the strongest label pain reliever available without a prescription safely relieving pain for up to 12 hours and salon passes is the first and only fda approved otc topical pain reliever for first in cash relief get salang pass pain relief patches in the green box with a blue way is your basement or crawl space have damp musty odors do you worry about indoor gases and pollutants everyday living generates moisture that can nourish mold and odors even asthmatic triggers indoor pollutants linked to respiratory ailments birth defects and cancers can become trapped in your home you can't buy health but you can buy wave's moisture control and air quality products wave home solutions for a dry healthy home satisfaction guaranteed go to dry home one two three dot com that's dry home one two three dot com he tradition of dropping something from the sky for new year's isn't limited to new york's times square correspondent jan johnson fills in on what will be dropping from a few other places to ring in 2018 critters are among the favorite objects that some localities drop from the sky for new year's only a few of them are live animals a threefoot toll ceramic flee falls on east over north carolina which used to be known as the town of flee prairie de sheen wisconsin host the dropping of the karp east port main drafts sardine and a stuffed muskrat falls over princess.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on The Energy Gang

The Energy Gang

01:51 min | 3 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on The Energy Gang

"And chess game that has unfolded over over near the better part of a decade it has changed twice they've they've under grounded portions of it they've had to shrink it down to two thousand megawatts uh and it's the prices the cost of the project has gone up over the years as the revisions have come in and so so watching this whole thing develop and washing sort opposition to it in new hampshire develop has been basically the story of my career and to cap it off by going up to to see the source of the power has been has been just fascinated so talking of folks in massachusetts who are familiar with this procurement process and i think they're in about six weeks i'll have a decision there are several different projects that are being considered one is the northern pass one is a main project one is to vermont one is with ever source in one is with national grid one of those will win and the rest will lose now some of these are have similar resources that they're bringing through hydro cabaco and wind from ontario but northern pass in fact may not be chosen for this project correct yet in fact there are two opportunities for northern past to not happened the first is this massacre massachusetts procurement um in which there are five power lines competing and a couple of a sort of different types of projects that reserve don't need to get into but there's you as you mentioned there's one through vermont there's two in new hampshire won by national grid which is is competing very directly with northern pass and then there's one in maine and then there's an actual there's actually an undersea project by that's being developed by amarah that will go up to the canadian merit times connecting to the churchill falls and muskrat falls hydro projects which have also been incredibly controversial.

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"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

01:53 min | 3 years ago

"muskrat falls" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"Do you think this puts the kinds of cap to with all the behind you now finally well it it it will never be completely behind me i will never get over the the uh the hardship i've been through and the uh i mean this is not only my own but it is a steady of what happened to the jewish people in europe and you can never as a every step from you from your memory no matter what from archives that was former highjumper margaret bergman lambert she spoke as it happens in 1990 six after being invited to be the special guest of the german contingent at that summer's olympics in atlanta as a jewish woman ms lambert had been barred from participating in the 1930s thirty six olympics in berlin ms lambert died today she was one hundred three years old to hear more of that 1990 six conversation with margaret bergman lambert go to our website cbc dossier slash a dj and and and and an for many towns in a labrador highway five ten is the only way in and out if you want to drive the 510 it is but it is a very rough drive and residents have been lobbying newfoundland labrador government to fix it and they say that their concerns have fallen on deaf ears even as traffic from the muskrat falls hydroelectric projects makes the road worse will now one labrador maher is making a radical proposal he wants his town to leave the province and join quebec.

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