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Angry Crees stop hydro hearing

In 1971 northern Quebec became a political battleground as the provincial government and the James Bay Cree faced off over a hydroelectric mega-project. Quebec sees the James Bay Project as the key to future prosperity. The Cree believe the massive development will destroy their traditional way of life. Their tense relationship will continue for decades.

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Incensed Crees stop environmentalists trying to gauge community sentiment towards Hydro Quebec's next hydroelectric mega project.

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: June 26, 1991
Guest(s):
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Neil MacDonald
Duration: 1:51

Last updated: January 17, 2013

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