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Lower North Shore

Proposed floating liquidied gas terminal on St.Lawrence River

T_FLNG_Render_Hoegh03.jpgA Norwegian company wants to convince the Quebec governement that a floating liquified natural gas terminal near Sept-Îles could provide a cheaper and cleaner energy source to the region's industries, replacing diesel.

The chief executive officer of Höegh F-LNG, Øivin Iversen, explains how it works and why he thinks it's a good option.


Expensive water hook-ups for Harrington Harbour residents

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Residents in Harrington Harbour will now have access to clean water from the town's new water facility. But it could cost them up to $5,000 for their home hook-ups. The town's administration is currently working out the details. Darlene Roswell-Roberts, administrator for the municipality of Côte-Nord du Golfe Saint-Laurent, explains how much longer residents will have to wait until they have safe drinkable water flowing out of their taps. Listen here.

Judge rules town of St. Augustin must help build landing pad

In 2012, Quebec's ferry authority, the Société des Traversiers replaced a local airboat service in the Lower North Shore community of St. Augustin with a provincially run hovercraft. But the STQ needs to build a landing terminal for the boat. Superior Court Judge has now ruled that the town cannot stop that from happening. Simon Clément is the Attorney for the STQ in this court case. Listen here