APTN National News
At the moment, the story about the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam is about numbers. Dozens of people are assembled inside Nalcor’s offices in Labrador or standing outside the dams constructions gates and four people are on a hunger strike over the $11.4 project a Newfoundland official has called a “boondogle.”
But ask anyone on the front lines and they’ll tell you it’s about what happens to future generations.
Ossie Michelin, a former journalist with APTN, spoke about why the Protectors of the Land are demanding that the federal government and province do something about the dam poisoning their water.