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P.V.L.A fundraiser has raised over $25,000 for landowners impacted by Site C Dam

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Peace Valley Landowner Association is inching closing to its goal of $100,000 via a fundraiser for landowners who are impacted by the proposed Site C Dam that started back in November.

After the controversial project was given the go-ahead by the B.C. government in late 2017, many residents were and still are outraged by the decision. As a result, the fundraiser was started to help with the costs for British Columbians for the Dam that may not be covered by the B.C. Utilities Commission.

“The fundraiser is a way to help pay the bills,” said President Ken Boon. “We have had expenses that would not have applied to the participant funding from them [B.C. Utilities Commission] that wasn’t within their guidelines that they would help pay for. That’s what the fundraiser is for all the extra costs above and beyond what the BCUC will cover.”

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As of today, $26,365 dollars has been donated towards the goal. There is no deadline for the fundraiser.

For more information or if you would like to donate visit the website: https://fundrazr.com/protectingthepeace

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