Supreme Court of Canada won't hear Innu vs Labrador case
Last updated 5/11/2015 at 9:03pm
OTTAWA, ON-The Supreme Court of Canada decided not to take a Quebec native group's appeal against a proposed hydro project in Labrador.
The Conseil des Innus de Ekuanitshit oppose a plan by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, now Nalcor Energy, to build two power plants on the Churchill River.
The project was approved after a provincial and a federal environmental assessment by a joint review panel, which also recommended a series of mitigation measures.
The panel said the impact on Quebec aboriginal land and resource uses after the mitigation efforts would be adverse, but not s...