Employment at Site C sees decrease in April due to COVID-19 cut backs

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – B.C. Hydro has released the latest Site C Project employment numbers for the month of April.

The number of people working on the Site C Project saw a decrease from 4,896 in March to 3,029 in April.

The total number of workers from B.C. was 2,133 which is 70 percent of the workers.

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Out of those 2,133 workers, 513 or 22 percent represented the Peace River Regional District.

It is to note that the decrease in the workforce is due to the scaling-back of workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of Thursday, June 4, the total number of workers in camp at Site C is 887, while zero workers are in isolation.

To date, there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Site C.

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