National Newswatch

Muskrat Falls project illustrates problem with public ownership of large-scale projects

Aug 21 2021 — Jairo Yunis and Elmira Aliakbari — A couple of weeks before the election began, the federal government offered a multi-billion-dollar aid package to Newfoundland and Labrador to help the province complete the stagnant over-budget Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. Ottawa will buy an equity stake in the project and provide loan guarantees as part of a $5.2 billion aid package. This represents […]