Newfoundland and Labrador
Dwight Ball has panned the project as historic mistake.
Danny Williams championed Muskrat Falls as a form of energy independence from Quebec, before retiring from politics shortly after announcing the plan in 2010.
Court affirms its right to buy “virtually all of the power” from Churchill Falls dam.
Announcement to come regarding the resignation of Nalcor’s remaining board members.
Budget’s gouging of at least $3K per family is a lightning rod for fury and existential angst over the province’s future.
Measures to cut government spending and raise cash are expected to cost average families $3,000 in new taxes.
Little-known fiscal stabilization program provides help when provincial revenues fall by more than 5% from one year to the next.
Province expects the simplified system will make the province more competitive.
Crown corporation attributes the increased cost of construction to market pressures and changes.
Development will increase lifespan of Voisey’s Bay by 15 years and boost operations at the Long Harbour nickel processing plant.
A communique released July 17 said the plan helps set energy priorities and “encourage the transition to a lower carbon economy.”
Machinery, auto parts and aerospace sectors will make up for major losses in energy.
Aging workforce among most profound challenges, Conference Board said.
Some provinces are injuring their own potential by simplistically and reflexively opposing sensible economic opportunities.
Deadline to reach a collective agreement extended to June 22.