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News Energy General
May 11, 2020  

BC Hydro makes plans as power demand plummets due to pandemic

Demand estimated to be down nearly 10%, more than double the decline following the 2008 recession.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
February 15, 2019  

Former BC government policies cost BC Hydro billions: energy minister

NDP will write down $1.1 billion in deferred expense costs to reduce the amount of rate increases.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 13, 2018  

AltaGas slashes dividend, sells remaining stake in BC hydroelectric operation

The company also says it has targeted an additional $1.5 billion to $2 billion in asset sales next year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

Province launches two reviews into BC Hydro over costs, future

An advisory group that includes staff from government ministries and BC Hydro will conduct the first review.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
May 28, 2018  

Mercer to give up TSX listing following loss at NAFTA tribunal

Forest products company had mounted a $250-million claim against the Canadian government in early 2012.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 7, 2018  

NAFTA tribunal rules Canada did not violate trade agreement in BC pulp mill case

Mercer claimed competing pulp mills in the province received more favourable treatment over purchase/sale of power.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 21, 2016  

Environmentalists challenge BC Hydro’s right to relocate tadpoles

They allege the BC government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 21, 2016  

BC Hydro seeks injunction against Site C dam protesters

Protesters call for temporary suspension of land-clearing, construction and federal approvals.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
December 22, 2015  

BC Hydro sets contract for Site C dam at $1.75B

Contract will be completed over eight years and is expected to employ up to 1,500 people.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 26, 2015  

BC slammed for pushing forward $1.5B Site C deal

Several groups with outstanding legal challenges against the megaproject.

News Construction Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
March 4, 2015  

Clark tells BC Hydro to permit union organizing on Site C

Province’s council of building trades has filed a lawsuit that argues BC Hydro’s plan violates the charter.

News Energy Government General Production Sustainability
November 4, 2014  

BC Hydro and LNG Canada sign power deal

Project decision still not final.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 16, 2014  

BC Site C hydro dam project not a certainty

Energy minister expects a decision by the end of the year.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
September 24, 2014  

F. Nations tells BC hydro dam or LNG, not both

Government says dam needed to meet clean energy commitments.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
February 25, 2014  

Innergex begins operations at 17.5 MW BC hydro facility

Northwest Stave River project will power more than 5,500 BC households annually.