The Canadian Press

2002-04-08 | Hydro-Inuit-Landry

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Quebec Premier Bernard Landry met in April with the province's Inuit to sign a 25-year hydro power treaty. The deal will provide at least 475 million dollars to the aboriginal economy and allow a surge in the province's hydroelectric production. Quebec's Inuit would use the government funds for roads, social services, and to address local concerns. In return, Quebec would receive the go-ahead to explore hydro development on nine rivers. Landry explained how both sides would benefit from the deal.

Date: 2002-04-08
Placeline: Kuujjuaq, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << they will have the management of their own destiny, a and they will decide according to the, Abed James agreement give back what's the developing agents now they will be their own developing agents plus I'd or lectures at the of course and a lot of it that close to eight thousand megawatts which is absolutely enormous it's it's that close to half of the bay James a project >>

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