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Hydroelectricity: Joey Smallwood on Churchill Falls

From rushing rivers deep in Canada's wilderness comes the electricity that keeps our cities humming. As a renewable, emissions-free source of energy, hydroelectricity is "green," but flooding from hydroelectric dams has sometimes devastated traditional aboriginal livelihoods. Ranging from a single tidal turbine to Niagara Falls to a dam carved from a mountain, Canada's hydro projects provide 60 per cent of this country's power.

The former Newfoundland premier says he wasn't involved with negotiations over the price of hydroelectricity from Churchill Falls.
The former Newfoundland premier says he wasn't involved with negotiations over the price of hydroelectricity from Churchill Falls.
Medium: Radio
Program: Between Ourselves
Broadcast Date: Sept. 10, 1977
Guest(s): Joey Smallwood, Philip Smith
Duration: 7:26

Last updated: December 3, 2012

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