British Columbia just finished a provincial election and one of the big issues was the Site C dam. During the election, a lot of myths were spread about the project. In this post, I'd like to dispel some of the most egregious of these myths.
Ken and Arlene Boon must be out of their home by May 31.
In Paris Canada agreed to drop our greenhouse gas emissions to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. To achieve this goal Canada will need to cut fossil fuels out of our transportation and home heating energy budgets by the middle of this century. Fossil fuels represent 60 per cent of B.C.'s current energy needs.
The Crown corporation initially estimated the work would cost about $1.5 billion.
The contract is expected to create 1,500 jobs at its peak.
A lawyer told B.C. Supreme Court that a stop-work order should be issued to halt the first phase of the the project.
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's government has yet to announce a final decision on the Site C hydroelectric dam but BC Hydro has informed officials in the Peace River Valley that construction could beg...
VANCOUVER - With a provincial decision on BC Hydro's proposed Site C hydroelectric dam expected in September, the mayor of Hudson's Hope appealed to the province Wednesday for a review by the independ...
VANCOUVER - An $8-billion hydroelectric dam proposed by British Columbia's Crown utility would cause significant adverse effects on the environment and wildlife, as well as aboriginals, farmers and ot...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - A report to be presented at a public hearing on the Site C dam says the massive project on the Peace River in northeastern B.C. would impact six mammal species that are already a...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - BC Hydro engineers have told the Joint Review Panel for the Site C project that the dam's design is robust and could withstand an earthquake more powerful than any ever recorded...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The province of Alberta is concerned that a multibillion-dollar hydroelectric dam proposed in northeastern British Columbia could increase mercury levels in fish and escalate the...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Officially, it is called the "Site C Clean Energy Project," but the scale and impact of a massive dam proposed by the province's Crown utility in northeastern British Columbia ha...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Supporters of BC Hydro's Site C hydroelectric project appear to have torn a page from the environmental strategy book, signing up in droves to participate in upcoming federal env...