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PRRD passes on public hearing for Site C liquor licence

PRRD passes on public hearing for Site C liquor licence

Camp company is applying to run a licenced lounge in the facility
'Site C Gastro Lounge': dam project applies for liquor licence for worker camp

'Site C Gastro Lounge': dam project applies for liquor licence for worker camp

Lounge would only be open to camp workers and their guests
No more drilling in Peace-Moberly Tract: province

No more drilling in Peace-Moberly Tract: province

Oil and gas rights will no longer be auctioned in an area near the Saulteau and West Moberly First Nations reserves
Dawson Creek RCMP calls down 14 per cent during first half of 2016

Dawson Creek RCMP calls down 14 per cent during first half of 2016

2016 is shaping up to be a slower year for Mounties in Dawson Creek, according to new statistics from the RCMP. The local detachment has respond to 3,416 calls so far this year, according to statistics presented at the June 27 city council meeting.
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.