Site C Dam

First Nations Go To Court To Stop Site C Dam

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A lawyer told B.C. Supreme Court that a stop-work order should be issued to halt the first phase of the the project.

Dispelling Some Myths About British Columbia's Energy Picture

Blair King | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Blair King

Anyone who tells you that we don't need the new power from a project like the Site C dam doesn't understand British Columbia's energy picture.

Site C Dam 'Doesn't Make Sense' Says Former BC Hydro CEO

DeSmog Canada | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

Former BC Hydro CEO Marc Eliesen says ratepayers will face a "devastating" increase in their electricity bills if the Site C dam is built

Masked Man Dies In RCMP Shooting At Site C Open House

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A witness saw a man flipping tables before being escorted outside.

Video Appears To Capture Aftermath Of Deadly B.C. RCMP Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The cops just ... shot this guy."

David Suzuki TO THE RESCUE!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Keep in mind the guy is nearly 80 years old."

Massive B.C. Hydro Dam Project Approved To Start Construction

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The almost $9-billion project will generate about 10,000 jobs during construction.

Renewable Energy Sources Mean Higher Electricity Bills

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Business
Kenneth P. Green

In the debate over how electricity should be provided, we often hear lofty and optimistic projections. But if national and international experiences can teach us anything, it's that so far, more renewable generation leads to one thing -- higher prices.

5 Seriously Disturbing B.C. Political Donations

DeSmog Canada | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

The 2014 financial reports from B.C.'s political parties are out and my face hurts from all of the eyebrow raising.

Site C Panel Chair Claims 'Dereliction Of Duty' By B.C. Government

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Kevin Grandia

Panel chair Harry Swain says that the province went ahead and approved the construction of the Site C dam in haste at a time when, "there's a whole bunch of unanswered questions, some of which would be markedly advanced by waiting three or four years."

Premier Sides With Union On $8.8-Billion Site C Dam

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Not allowing unionized workers on the $8.8-billion project would have amounted to "chaos."

Controversial B.C. Dam Approved By Government

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has approved its most expensive mega project with the construction of an $8.8 billion dam on the Peace Rive...

Dam Construction Could Begin In 90 Days: BC Hydro

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 ...

Proposed Massive B.C. Dam Granted Environmental Assessment Approval

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The proposed $7.9-billion Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River cleared major environmental hurdles Tuesday as the federal and Britis...

There Will Be No Peace if the Site C Dam Is Approved

David Suzuki | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

At an estimated $7.9 billion and growing, the proposed Site C Dam on the beautiful Peace River in northeastern B.C. has been criticized. If built, Site C would violate First Nations' rights under Treaty 8, rendering them irrelevant to the point of mockery. How long will Treaty 8 First Nations be able to sustain a vibrant, living culture when the dam devastates their land and communities?

5 Reasons B.C. Should Say No To The Site C Dam

DeSmog Canada | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

Does Site C make sense for the people of B.C.? There are five key reasons why it's not.

First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - With a decision imminent on the Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern British Columbia, area First Nations have delivered a message...

B.C. Regulator Should Review Site C: Mayor

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 t...

Site C Dam Not The Answer For This Or Next Generation

Adam Olsen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

If the B.C. Liberals move forward with Site C they are locking British Columbians into huge, long-term debt while stifling innovation in energy production and transmission for another generation.

Fears of Cost Overruns, Flooding of Peace Valley Loom on Eve of Site C Dam Report

DeSmog Canada | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

Opponents of the proposed Site C dam are hoping a report from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency panel, to be released Thursday, will emphasize potential environmental damage from the massive dam and persuade the federal and provincial governments that the project should be scrapped.

B.C. NDP Leader's Stance On Site C Dam

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. New Democratic Party Leader John Horgan is raising concerns about the proposed Site C hydroelectric dam, just days before an environm...

Site C Dam Is Unneeded Archaic Mega-Project

Liz Logan | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Liz Logan

We question where the region's breaking point is. We question how much is too much. We want to be clear that we are not opposed to development opportunities, our region has been welcoming oil, gas and mining projects for nearly 60 years. We simply want developers and government, including organizations like BC Hydro to respect the rights and values of those who live here every day.

Site C Putting 6 Mammal Species At Risk: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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. ...

Site C Could Survive Most Powerful Earthquake Ever?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 a...

DAMMED

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The province of Alberta is concerned that a multibillion-dollar hydroelectric dam proposed in northeastern British Columbia coul...