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An on-the-ground look at Site C

An on-the-ground look at Site C

Christopher Blake’s work day begins at 6 a.m. A surveyor by trade, he has been working in the bush for about ten years.
Hudson's Hope opens dam negotiations to residents

Hudson's Hope opens dam negotiations to residents

After making documents about a future mitigation and compensation agreement with BC Hydro over the Site C dam public for community feedback, the District of Hudson’s Hope says it has only had positive responses.
Toxic landslide could signal problems for Site C reservoir

Toxic landslide could signal problems for Site C reservoir

Little is known about a landslide in Hudson’s Hope that's releasing toxic metals into a creek, but residents fear it's a bad sign for the Site C reservoir.
After pressure, Dawson Creek to get Site C job fair

After pressure, Dawson Creek to get Site C job fair

Under pressure from municipal leaders, BC Hydro looks set to bring a hiring fair for the Site C dam to Dawson Creek. The city had been left out of Hydro's most recent round of job fairs, despite protests from local businesses.
First Nations want Trudeau to act on Site C

First Nations want Trudeau to act on Site C

A group of First Nations leaders have asked Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau to wade into the Site C debate.
Contractors, companies clash on local hires for Site C dam

Contractors, companies clash on local hires for Site C dam

Peter Kiss, owner and president of Morgan Construction, doesn't think his company is getting a fair shake in the debate over local hires for the construction of the Site C dam.
No consultation on Site C-related road upgrades, says business owner

No consultation on Site C-related road upgrades, says business owner

Jason Linley, owner of JD Piling & Anchor Ltd., is frustrated he was not consulted on Site C-related upgrades to the 269 Road in Fort St. John, where his business is located.
VIDEO: Protesters stage first rally at Site C work site

VIDEO: Protesters stage first rally at Site C work site

Around 50 Site C opponents staged the first of what may be many rallies at the dam site Saturday morning. Outside the site entrance off the Old Fort Road, people lit a fire, drummed, and paraded signs as trucks came and went from the busy work site.
Dam still in early days, locals will have many opportunities to get work: BC Hydro

Dam still in early days, locals will have many opportunities to get work: BC Hydro

BC Hydro is responding to concerns that not enough is being done to hire local workers for the Site C dam. "Construction on the project has only just started," a spokesperson for the Crown Corporation said in an emailed statement.
Union seeks municipal support for local hiring on dam

Union seeks municipal support for local hiring on dam

Members of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 115 are petitioning civic leaders in the Peace Region to back their plea for provisions giving bidding preference to local businesses for contracts related to Site C.