Guest Post by Bernard Lahey on Muskrat Falls

Retired senior finance executive, Bernard Lahey, and I have been in conversation around issues raised in my recent interviews on VOCM radio in Newfoundland and Labrador about the implications of Muskrat Falls for NL’s sovereignty. Bernard has graciously provided comments for publication here as a guest post.

Debating Sovereignty Implications of Muskrat Madness

On Friday, Jan 13, I was a guest on VOCM radio’s “Open Line with Paddy Daly” in Newfoundland and Labrador Paddy Daly’s style of talk radio assumes that his listeners are following the details of a wide array of complex stories on public policy and that Paddy can attract their attention to his show by …

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Gov’t Interference Ruining Manitoba’s Power System – Implications for Newfoundland

Manitoba once prided itself on its rock bottom power prices. Now electricity prices are moving up dramatically, a trend that will continue if the province government stays on the current electricity policy track. Manitoba needs a immediate freeze on major new generation and transmission projects. This column — “Wuskwatim under water — and sinking” http://shar.es/vaoeB — from today’s …

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Stop Muskrat Falls

Open letter: To the electricity consumers in Newfoundland and those who care about future electricity consumers in Newfoundland From: Tom Adams, Toronto +++ I urge you to do what you can to stop the Muskrat Fall power development. Nalcor is vastly overstating the usable output from Muskrat Falls that the grid will be able to …

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Cutting Through Nalcor’s Financial House of Mirrors Surrounding Muskrat Falls

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is poised to roll the dice with a massive hydro-electric development proposed for Muskrat Falls on the Lower Churchill River. I have previously commented on the project here.The government of Newfoundland and Labrador has sunk in the order of $400 million into planning, reports and consultants. Some of this …

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