“Muskrat Falls is a boondoggle," screamed recent media headlines about the new mega hydro-electric dam in Labrador. Construction costs have almost doubled from original estimates and power generation is two years behind schedule. The people of Newfoundland and Labrador can expect their hydro bills to double by 2020, costing an average household an extra $150 a month. The whole board of directors of NALCOR, the provincial energy Crown corporation and proponent of Muskrat Falls, was replaced. The new
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