July 12, 2021 As the impoundment begins at another northern dam, I cannot help but express my despair and grief over the loss of more land and shoreline along those lakes and rivers, as well as all the factors involved … Continue reading When Does Reconciliation Begin?
Manitoba Hydro needs plan for excess power production
Winnipeg Free Press, Dec 30, 2017 By Will Braun
The Keeyask dam is springing leaks, and the possibility of further cost overruns and delays, as recently reported, is just the start. Continue reading “Gigawatt Glut”
When the water goes up behind the Keeyask dam, one family will lose more than any other. Go up the Nelson River to the Keeyask site with members of the Kitchekeesik family. And visit the remains of a relocated community … Continue reading New Short Doc
From Jan 6, 2016 Winnipeg Free Press Hydro’s outlook still unsettled By Will Braun Winnipeg Free Press, Jan 6, 2016 The provincial government has weathered the major storms of scrutiny created by its Manitoba Hydro-related decisions in recent years, but it still faces three awkward dilemmas in 2016. First, a survey of the current situation. Despite sustained opposition to the $4.6-billion Bipole III transmission project, the government wavered not. And by the time the April election is done, Hydro will have spent about $2 billion on the project, so even if there is a change in government, a change … Continue reading Free Press opinion piece