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Experts weigh pending Site C decision impacts

Experts weigh pending Site C decision impacts

The former Liberal government left the new NDP government with a “disturbing legacy” in the form of a new hydro-electric dam that B.C. may not need just yet. Cancelling the Site C dam project now will mean passing that legacy onto B.C.
Attempt to finish Site C? That's a billion-dollar First Nations lawsuit

Attempt to finish Site C? That's a billion-dollar First Nations lawsuit

"If they proceed, we will be filing an infringement (claim)," West Moberly Chief Roland Willson said.
Government questions BCUC on Site C report

Government questions BCUC on Site C report

Should children not yet born help pay for the $4 billion spent on a hydro-electric dam that was never built? If the answer is no, should current BC Hydro ratepayers cover the sunk costs of a cancelled Site C dam project through a 10% rate hike, or sh
Nearly 2,400 employed on Site C in September

Nearly 2,400 employed on Site C in September

The Site C workforce totalled 2,375 in September, according to BC Hydro’s latest employment statistics. The large majority of workers, 81 per cent, continued to be B.C.
No new tension cracks at Site C, BC Hydro says

No new tension cracks at Site C, BC Hydro says

Site C opponents say a new photograph of the contentious dam site is evidence of continued geotechnical problems and cracks causing headaches for builders of the $9-billion project, but BC Hydro says their concerns are simply remnants of routine exca
Sounding off on Site C

Sounding off on Site C

Damn that dam, or press ahead. Same viewpoints as before the latest report release.
Site C: complete, cancel, or halt project for later date

Site C: complete, cancel, or halt project for later date

NDP to make decision before end of the year
BC Utility Commission to release report on Site C this week

BC Utility Commission to release report on Site C this week

This week, the B.C. Utility Commission will be releasing its report on Site C. They essentially have three options - keep going, suspend the construction, or cancel the project.
Union launches Site C worker campaign

Union launches Site C worker campaign

The largest union representing workers building the Site C dam launched a new campaign Monday to highlight stories from those taking part in its construction. The Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC) launched peopleofsitec.
Q&A: Energy and Mines Minister Michelle Mungall on Site C review

Q&A: Energy and Mines Minister Michelle Mungall on Site C review

An $8.8-billion decision certainly generates much speculation among the public, but new Energy and Mines Minister Michelle Mungall is steering clear as her government readies to send the Site C dam for an economic review.