2018 International Day Action for Rivers

The Event was a success – read about it, see the photos, sign the petition – RIDE for the RIVER event commemorating 2018 International Day of Action for Rivers

Invitation – Ride for the River

You are Invited – International Event Ride for the River! Grand Riverkeeper Labrador and Labrador Land Protectors invite everyone to our annual snowmobile RIDE for the RIVER event celebrating International Day of Action for Rivers on SATURDAY, MARCH 10th, 2018.

Interview with David Vardy

Read the February 23, 2018 interview with David Vardy (by Michelle Porter, The Independent)

Critical – We Need YOUR Voices

….A critical moment for the people of Labrador. We need your voices to help shine a national spotlight on a major tragedy unfolding. Please sign and share this open letter, and respond to with your name and position

Tour Schedule

The multi-state “Mega Dams, Mega Damage” Tour is underway starting in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Take a look at the Tour schedule and spread the word.

Press Release – November 13, 2017

International Network announces start of multi-state speaking tour featuring Roberta Benefiel, Grand Riverkeeper Labrador, Inc. and Amy Norman of Labrador Land Protectors …

Multi-State “Mega Dams, Mega Damage” Tour

Multi-State “Mega Dams, Mega Damage” Tour

On November 13, 2017, an international network of about fifteen environmental and social justice groups announced the start of a multi-state speaking tour featuring Roberta Benefiel, Director of the Grand Riverkeeper Labrador, Inc. The “Mega Dams, Mega Damage” tour aims to raise awareness about the negative impacts of large hydroelectric dams in Canada.

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NL econ­o­mist com­pares Site C dam to Muskrat Falls

Paper by NL economist compares Muskrat Falls with Site C and offers a detailed analysis of the many issues surrounding Muskrat Falls … access here

National Campaign to Strengthen Canada’s Environmental Laws

National Campaign to Strengthen Canada’s Environmental Laws _ Contact your MP urging him or her to adopt environmental laws that protect land, air and water

Take Action

Grand Riverkeeper Labrador Inc Encourages YOU to TAKE ACTION

Right now the federal government is reviewing environmental laws including Environmental Assessment (EA) law, the Fisheries Act, Navigation Protection Act and the National Energy Board. Many groups are in discussions with government about these laws and are also involved in this public campaign to send a clear message to government that federal environment laws must be stronger.

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Links to More Info

The Muskrat Falls megadam threatens all Labradorians, but it is particularly harmful to the livelihood, wellbeing, and even the lives of the Indigenous peoples of Labrador – the Innu, Inuit and Metis.  For more information, reports and articles, refer to the Links page on this website.

What YOU can do to Help!

Contact your politicians and legislators in your state and tell them to
Sign the petition at