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Thursday, April 19, 2018
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The value of having more apprentices working on large-scale construction projects were the main topics of a speech by BC Buildings Trades Council executive director Tom Sigurdson at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon on...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — BC Hydro has released the February employment statistics for the Site C dam construction project, which shows the dam's workforce rose above 2,000 workers for the first time since last fall. In February, there were...
VANCOUVER, B.C. - B.C. Hydro has submitted it’s annual report to the British Columbia Utilities Commision about the construction of the $10.7 billion Site C Dam. The report covers construction milestones, permits and the priorities for 2018.  Hydro says $2.127...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — BC Hydro announced this morning that it has awarded the contract for the Site C dam’s generating station and spillways civil works, along with two other project contracts. BC Hydro signed the generating station and...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — BC Hydro has released the latest employment statistics for the Site C dam construction project, which show a workforce population increase in January after the project was given the go-ahead by the provincial government...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — A BC Hydro spokesperson says a work stoppage on clearing a path for a transmission line to connect the Site C to the rest of the provincial grid won’t impact the project’s overall schedule. BC...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. —  The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations say the threat of an interim injunction caused BC Hydro to stop work on a transmission line that would connect the Site C dam’s generating station...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - B.C. Hydro is looking for area agriculture producers to sit on a board that will manage the Site C Agricultural Mitigation and Compensation Plan. The $20 million fund will support agricultural production and agrifoods initiatives...
OTTAWA, O.N. — The federal Conservatives say they want a formal review to look at the national security risk of the state-owned China Communications Construction Co. buying Canadian firm Aecon for $1.5 billion. The Globe and Mail is reporting that...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. —  The latest Site C dam employment statistics published by BC Hydro show that in the last month of 2017 the workforce of the largest construction project in the province dropped to levels not seen...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — BC Hydro is looking to get its Environmental Assessment Certificate for Site C amended to allow for proposed changes and improvements to the dam’s generating station and spillways, but says the changes won’t have...
CALGARY, A.B. - British Columbia Premier John Horgan held off on ratcheting up a trade war with Alberta Wednesday, but experts say both provinces still have a few limited options to raise the stakes. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has already deployed...
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Several members of the B.C. New Democratic Party are vowing to continue their fight in stopping construction of the Site C dam by signing a letter demanding a reconsideration of the government’s decision to continue...
WHITEHORSE, Y.T. — The Yukon Territory’s electrical utility is once again exploring the option of tying into B.C.’s power grid after the Province approved proceeding with the Site C dam. According to Yukon News, the territory’s minister responsible for the...
VICTORIA, B.C. — Though the Peace Valley Solidarity Initiative has sold all the tickets for its Site C Summit in Victoria on Saturday, the group will be live-streaming the event. The PVSI announced that it was hosting the summit in...
VICTORIA, B.C. - Chiefs of the West Moberly First Nation and Prophet River First Nation along with the Vice President of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs will return Site C stakes to the Premier and other NDP Ministers...
VANCOUVER, B.C. — B.C. Auditor General Carol Bellringer says that despite the NDP government ordering a review of the Site C dam by the B.C. Utilities Commission last year, she still wants to subject the project to some scrutiny...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — BC Hydro says alternatives are being looked at to the current plans to realign Highway 29 around the Site C dam’s future reservoir. According to BC Hydro spokesperson Mora Scott, the Crown Corporation was asked...
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