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Saturday, February 24, 2018
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...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations have filed a case in BC Supreme Court alleging that BC Hydro's three dams on the Peace River infringe on their constitutional treaty rights. In their claims,...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. —  The latest employment statistics published by BC Hydro for the Site C dam show that there was a drop of 293 workers compared to October, which also had several hundred fewer workers than the...
VANCOUVER, B.C. –  A new Angus Reid poll says that the NDP government’s decision on December 11th to continue construction of the Site C dam is being met with the approval of just over half of British Columbians. During a...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — BC Hydro has issued an advisory asking members of the public, especially hunters, to be aware of work progressing on the Site C dam’s transmission line corridor. Hydro said that the planned work on the...
VANCOUVER, B.C. – BC Hydro has selected the Aecon-Flatiron-Dragados-EBC Partnership as its preferred proponent for the generating station and spillways civil works contract on the Site C dam. The contract for the generating station and spillways civil works is the...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Peace Valley Landowner Association and Peace Valley Environment Association are calling on Auditor General Carol Bellringer to review the provincial government’s decision to continue building the Site C dam. In an open letter to...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — B.C. Premier John Horgan said that a better job needs to be done ensuring that local workers, contractors, and apprentices have a shot at working on the Site C dam after announcing Monday that...
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