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Police remove blockade at La Romaine hydro complex

16 Mar

Quebec provincial police moved in Friday night to remove a blockade erected by members of the Innu community protesting against the construction of hydro transmission lines across ancestral lands.

The protesters started blocking access to the La Romaine Hydroelectric Complex near Sept-Îles on Monday.

Earlier on Friday, Hydro-Québec obtained an interim injunction ordering the removal of the blockade, but protesters refused to comply.

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