Tension high at #MuskratFalls construction site

Police monitoring situation with Protectors of the Land at Muskrat Falls site.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
Tensions are high Monday night at the entrance to the Muskrat Falls dam construction site.

Police are lined up outside the main gate while Protectors of the Land gather across the road.

The site sits about 30 kilometres west of Happy Valley Goose Bay.

All this while 50 people still occupy the offices inside the construction site.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.