Will purchase a 5% stake in the Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric Facilities.
The toxicant formed as vegetation rots under water turns up in wild food sources used by local Indigenous communities.
Canada’s largest national park under threat from hydro development and oilsands projects.
Dwight Ball has panned the project as historic mistake.
Will require massive investments, which could come from the government’s Green Fund and increased infrastructure spending.
The road could unlock the mineral wealth of Canada’s North.
Agreement commits Canada to prevent development on Indigenous land without adequate consultation.
Kathy Dunderdale asserted “risk mitigation was a theme that moved through the whole discussion of the development of Muskrat Falls.”
The plan will require all new buildings to be net-zero energy ready by 2032.
Danny Williams championed Muskrat Falls as a form of energy independence from Quebec, before retiring from politics shortly after announcing the plan in 2010.
Expert says tense relationship between Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec stems from the notoriously lopsided 1969 Churchill Falls deal.
Moves send a clear signal Ontario may not be a stable location for major energy investments.
Picks up long-term electricity purchase agreements in place with BC Hydro for remaining periods of 32 to 39 years.
Has not accurately reflected the true cost of its borrowing plan to cut hydro rates by 25%.
Not satisfied no harm assessment test requirement had been met.