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Manitoba Hydro evicted from northern dam station by protesters

Members of Pimicikamak First Nation gather around fire during occupation of Manitoba Hydro Jenpeg station.

Members of Pimicikamak First Nation gather around fire during occupation of Manitoba Hydro Jenpeg station.

CBC News, Oct 17, 2014

Protesters have forced employees of Manitoba Hydro out of the Jenpeg generating station in northern Manitoba.

The protesters, from Pimicikamak Cree Nation, delivered an oversized evicted notice on Friday to staff at the station and the employee housing complex, both of which are located on the Nelson River in Pimicikamak territory.

“The building is empty, locked, undamaged and under the Pimicikamak flag,” states a release from the Cree Nation, which is located approximately 525 kilometres by air north of Winnipeg.

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