Journalism is not a crime: Justin Brake on Muskrat Falls

Written by NB Media Co-op on October 25, 2017

Justin Brake is the editor and a reporter with The Independent. He lives in Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, on unceded Beothuk and Mi’kmaq territory. He is facing civil and criminal charges for reporting from the indigenous-led occupation of Muskrat Falls in Labrador in 2016. Justin Brake will give a public talk on being criminalized for covering the indigenous-led occupation of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project.

Public Talk

When: Friday, Nov. 3 at 2:30pm. Where: Ted Daigle Auditorium, Edmund Casey Hall, St. Thomas University.

Film Screening

Justin Brake will be joining Debbie Cyr from Elsipogtog after the Fredericton premiere of Water Warriors (about the resistance to shale gas in and around Elsipogtog at Cinema Politica/the Silver Wave Film Festival on Friday, Nov. 3 at 7pm at Conserver House, 180 Saint John St.

Organized by the NB Media Co-op and supported by the STU Free Press & Multimedia Society, STU Criminology, UNB Law & Society, No One Is Illegal Fredericton, Cinema Politica Fredericton and the Fredericton District Labour Council.

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