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November 5, 2019  

Quebec renames hydroelectric installations after Bernard Landry

Former Quebec premier was responsible for a model economic development agreement with Indigenous people.

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July 4, 2019  

N.L. premier testifies at inquiry into controversial Muskrat Falls dam

Dwight Ball has panned the project as historic mistake.

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November 13, 2017  

BC grapples with future of Site C, as Horgan sends ministers north

Will consult with First Nations and community representatives on hydro electric project.

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November 1, 2017  

BC’s Site C dam could exceed budget, cost more than $10B: report

Utilities Commission says alternative energy, industrial curtailment could provide similar benefits with an equal or lower cost.

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November 1, 2017  

BC premier says Site C could end up in Supreme Court over Indigenous rights

Court challenge would not be fought on environmental grounds, but on land, hunting and fishing rights enshrined in the Constitution.

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September 11, 2017  

Cheaper to cancel Site C dam than delay BC megaproject until 2025: report

Deloitte report says it would cost $1.4 billion to postpone, cancelling it outright would cost $1.2 billion.

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June 8, 2017  

One-year delay of Site C dam project would cost $630 million: BC Hydro

NDP-Green agreement would send the project to utilities commission for a review of its economic viability.

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March 21, 2017  

BC government says Site C hydroelectric project surpasses 2,000 workers

Job numbers reflect increased road construction, prepping for the dam and generating station.

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July 12, 2016  

BC mine owner sues engineering firms over tailings dam failure

Lawsuit alleges facility had inadequate safety standards.

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January 21, 2016  

BC Hydro seeks injunction against Site C dam protesters

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

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November 26, 2015  

BC slammed for pushing forward $1.5B Site C deal

Several groups with outstanding legal challenges against the megaproject.

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January 21, 2015  

TransAlta withdraws Peace River hydro plan

Cites economics as it pulls the application for the 100-megawatt power plant.

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December 17, 2014  

BC approves contentious $8.8B Site C dam

Denounced by First Nations and environmental groups as “incredibly stupid.”

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October 24, 2014  

Man. dam blockade: Chief demands revenue sharing

Also wants help lowering hydro bills that are around $600 a month in winter.

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October 16, 2014  

BC Site C hydro dam project not a certainty

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