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MLA promises new transparency in Site C First Nations land transfers

MLA promises new transparency in Site C First Nations land transfers

Peace Region MLAs Pat Pimm and Mike Bernier have created a committee to make sure backcountry users aren't cut off from their favourite hunting, fishing and sledding grounds when future land deals with First Nations go through.
Peace Region residents make up less than one-third of Site C workforce

Peace Region residents make up less than one-third of Site C workforce

More than 1,200 British Columbians were working on the Site C dam as of May 2016, but Peace Region residents made up less than one-third of the total workforce. Local MLAs Pat Pimm and Mike Bernier announced the "employment milestone" of the B.C.
McLeod Lake Indian Band signs Site C benefits deal

McLeod Lake Indian Band signs Site C benefits deal

Band pulled out of a lawsuit against dam in 2015
BC Hydro hasn't tracked number of Peace Region residents working on Site C

BC Hydro hasn't tracked number of Peace Region residents working on Site C

Crown corp. hasn't kept tabs on per cent of local hires on mega project
Montreal court date set for First Nations' Site C legal challenge

Montreal court date set for First Nations' Site C legal challenge

Four challenges against controversial project remain
Bill Bennett, top minister on Site C file, won't seek reelection

Bill Bennett, top minister on Site C file, won't seek reelection

Bill Bennett, the minister who ushered the Site C dam from approval to nearly one year of construction, has announced he will not seek re-election in 2017. As Minister of Energy and Mines, Bennett has overseen some of the B.C.
For Kwadacha First Nation, healing from W.A.C. Bennett dam a work in progress

For Kwadacha First Nation, healing from W.A.C. Bennett dam a work in progress

BC Hydro recognizes devastating effects of 1960s dam project on First Nations upstream as construction continues on Site C
BC Hydro acknowledges W.A.C. Bennett dam's dark side

BC Hydro acknowledges W.A.C. Bennett dam's dark side

A new exhibit at the tourist destination recognizes how the dam displaced Aboriginal People upstream and destroyed livelihoods
BC Hydro poll shows 'broad' backing of Site C, but signs of growing resistance

BC Hydro poll shows 'broad' backing of Site C, but signs of growing resistance

49 per cent support project unconditionally
Feds warn BC Hydro after Site C air quality monitors fail to function

Feds warn BC Hydro after Site C air quality monitors fail to function

Air monitors test for carbon monoxide, airborne particulate, sulphur dioxide