UN committee warns Canada that BC’s Site C dam may break deals
Agreement commits Canada to prevent development on Indigenous land without adequate consultation.
BC grapples with future of Site C, as Horgan sends ministers north
Will consult with First Nations and community representatives on hydro electric project.
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.
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.
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.
BC Greens should support Site C dam
Aboriginal rights must be balanced against other competing, critical interests.
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.
Future of Site C megaproject fuels debate in BC election
Dam will be the third on the Peace River, flooding an 83-kilometre stretch of valley.
BC government says Site C hydroelectric project surpasses 2,000 workers
Job numbers reflect increased road construction, prepping for the dam and generating station.
Clark announces $470M turbine contract for BC’s Site C dam
Voith Hydro will provide six turbines and generators, plus equipment for the $8.8 billion project.
BC Hydro seeks injunction against Site C dam protesters
Protesters call for temporary suspension of land-clearing, construction and federal approvals.
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.
BC slammed for pushing forward $1.5B Site C deal
Several groups with outstanding legal challenges against the megaproject.
BC NDP pledges energy retrofits to create jobs
Opposition looking ahead to election in 2017, won’t rule out cancelling Site C hydro project.
BC approves construction projects for $9B Site C hydro dam
Authorizations have conditions under the land, water, forest and wildlife acts.
Concerns about who will build Site C Dam
Former dam workers say $9 billion project should be union built.
Site C construction to start in summer despite legal hurdles: minister
Project is expected to produce 1,100 megawatts annually once completed by 2024.
Unions extend contract as workers await jobs at BC’s Site C dam
Deal expected to keep labour climate stable.
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.
BC approves contentious $8.8B Site C dam
Denounced by First Nations and environmental groups as “incredibly stupid.”
BC Site C hydro dam project not a certainty
Energy minister expects a decision by the end of the year.
Site C Peace River dam gets environmental approval
BC and Ottawa attach 80 legally binding conditions hydro must meet.
F. Nations tells BC hydro dam or LNG, not both
Government says dam needed to meet clean energy commitments.
Resources push BC budget into the black, Clark says
Growth plan includes the Site C hydroelectric dam and the inclusion of First Nations in that resource growth.
Clean Energy Act limits BC Hydro power options, dam critics told
Critics warn the Site-C hydroelectric dam would flood an 83-km stretch of the Peace River Valley.