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Churchill Falls


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Formerly Grand Falls (grănd)Churchill Falls A waterfall, 74.7 m (245 ft) high, of the upper Churchill River in southwest Labrador, Canada. There is a hydroelectric power plant at the falls.


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  • For Newfoundland, no economic study of a Lower Churchill deal would be complete without looking at the mistakes that were made negotiating the first project, located further upstream at Churchill Falls.

    Sound familiar?

  • In the case of Churchill Falls, the assumption was that electricity supply would keep power prices low.

    The ghost in the turbines

  • The source said two additional units will be built, increasing the station by about one-fifth, and some major water diversion dams will be built in Quebec to bring more water into Churchill Falls.

    Sound familiar?

  • As much as we've decried the use of Churchill Falls as justification for just about anything in this province, it's a bit hard to avoid it in this case: the Telegram invoked the spectres in the turbines and then ignored the rattle of their chains.

    The ghost in the turbines

  • There isn't a human being who understands the Churchill Falls deal who would suggest for a moment it was a good idea.

    Car industry is a natural resource?

  • I guess all those people in Churchill Falls, Labrador, are actually living inside some kind of Matrix.

    Burke needs map to sound policy

  • There's plenty of power available; it's only the ghost of Churchill Falls, the fear that someone is out to get us, and the allergy to private or Quebec investment, that's prevented its development.

    Danny Williams: the problem of being known

  • Not so with Churchill Falls, the Labrador hydro-electric project whose iniquitous terms can stir indignation in any Newfoundlander.

    Jeffrey Simpson hates Newfoundland

  • Witness his recent speech in Toronto and the completely fictitious account of the Churchill Falls deal he gave.

    On the horns of a nationalist dilemma

  • The financial summary from the judgment is interesting especially in light of the number of times people like to run around claiming that Quebec owns Churchill Falls or Quebec has control of our natural resources and wants control of the Lower Churchill as well.

    Archive 2006-08-01


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