Indigenous leaders tell Muskrat Falls protesters to ‘go home’, Globe and Mail ($)

The Canadian Press • Published: October 26, 2016

Protesters of the Muskrat Falls project gather on the steps of the Confederation Building in St. John’s on Tuesday, Oct.25, 2016. (Credit: Paul Daly/The Canadian Press)

Indigenous leaders and the Newfoundland and Labrador government are telling protesters at the site of the Muskrat Falls hydro project they can “go home.”

The leaders emerged from a marathon meeting with Premier Dwight Ball early Wednesday touting significant progress made to address environmental concerns with the Labrador megaproject.

Ball announced that an independent expert advisory committee made up of provincial, federal, municipal and indigenous groups will be created to monitor the project. MORE>>