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Site C work camp contract valued  at $470M; expected to create 360 jobs

Site C work camp contract valued at $470M; expected to create 360 jobs

BC Hydro released new details Wednesday today about a contract awarded in May for the construction of the Site C worker camp. The contract for construction of the camp is worth about $470-million and is expected to create 360 jobs.
Province won’t set local hiring goals on Site C

Province won’t set local hiring goals on Site C

Energy Minister Bill Bennett says his government will not set a guideline or goals for BC Hydro on how many British Columbians it must hire to work on the Site C dam.
Site C Dam will not be diverted to B.C. Utilities Commission

Site C Dam will not be diverted to B.C. Utilities Commission

Despite increasing pressure from British Columbia’s municipalities, provincial Energy Minister Bill Bennett said last week he is sticking by his decision not to refer the Site C dam to the B.C Utilities Commission. On Sept. 25, the Union of B.C.
Dam debate floods legislature floor

Dam debate floods legislature floor

A motion to symbolically approve construction of the Site C dam led to a charged a debate in the B.C. Legislature on Wednesday as protestors rallied in opposition outside.
UBCM endorses Site C resolutions

UBCM endorses Site C resolutions

A group of B.C. municipalities has called for the provincial government to send Site C over to the B.C. Utilities Commission. The decision was made at the Union of B.C. Municipalities meeting last week in Vancouver.
Island logging prompts concerns

Island logging prompts concerns

An island on the Peace River was logged over the weekend and at least one eagle’s nest was affected, according to Arlene Boon of the Peace Valley Landowner Association.
Site C job fairs back on after deadly incident

Site C job fairs back on after deadly incident

BC Hydro reviewed security policies after disruption at July 16 meeting
Farmer comes forward as disruptor at deadly Site C event

Farmer comes forward as disruptor at deadly Site C event

Terry Hadland says he showed up to protest dam, James McIntyre later shot dead in police confrontation
Company owned by the McLeod Lake Indian Band awarded Site C contract

Company owned by the McLeod Lake Indian Band awarded Site C contract

A company owned by a First Nation that was previously part of a lawsuit against Site C has been awarded construction work for the dam, court documents show.
Peace valley central to Treaty 8 rights, chief says

Peace valley central to Treaty 8 rights, chief says

The West Moberly First Nation says it is reviewing a B.C. Supreme Court judgment against its Site C legal challenge.