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News Energy Manufacturing General
January 14, 2019  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
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.

Insight Energy Manufacturing General
July 10, 2017  

BC Greens should support Site C dam

Aboriginal rights must be balanced against other competing, critical interests.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
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.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 19, 2017  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
April 7, 2016  

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.

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.

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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 Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 18, 2015  

BC NDP pledges energy retrofits to create jobs

Opposition looking ahead to election in 2017, won’t rule out cancelling Site C hydro project.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 8, 2015  

BC approves construction projects for $9B Site C hydro dam

Authorizations have conditions under the land, water, forest and wildlife acts.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 17, 2015  

Concerns about who will build Site C Dam

Former dam workers say $9 billion project should be union built.

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April 10, 2015  

Site C construction to start in summer despite legal hurdles: minister

Project is expected to produce 1,100 megawatts annually once completed by 2024.

News Construction Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production
April 8, 2015  

Unions extend contract as workers await jobs at BC’s Site C dam

Deal expected to keep labour climate stable.

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 Manufacturing General
December 17, 2014  

BC approves contentious $8.8B Site C dam

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

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 Manufacturing General
October 15, 2014  

Site C Peace River dam gets environmental approval

BC and Ottawa attach 80 legally binding conditions hydro must meet.

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 Forestry Business Operations Sustainability
January 23, 2014  

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.

News General
December 10, 2013  

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.