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Petrowest gets subcontract for Site C worker camp

Petrowest gets subcontract for Site C worker camp

A firm with a branch office in Charlie Lake has been awarded a subcontract for the Site C dam. On Friday, Petrowest Corporation announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, PetroWest Construction B.C.
Plans to minimize Site C’s social and environmental impact includes daycare spaces and seat warmers

Plans to minimize Site C’s social and environmental impact includes daycare spaces and seat warmers

BC Hydro will pay for 37 child care spaces, build new burrows for displaced snakes and suggest its contractors install seat warmers in company vehicles, according to a lengthy report aimed at minimizing the Site C dam’s social and environmental impac
As Site C quarry work ramps up, residents look to move out

As Site C quarry work ramps up, residents look to move out

The gravel, clay and silt that will form the core of the Site C dam lies around 30 metres below a grassy field in an industrial area south of Fort St. John.
First Nations file suit against Site C permits

First Nations file suit against Site C permits

Two Treaty 8 First Nations, Prophet River and West Moberly, are seeking to quash environmental permits issued by the B.C. government for the Site C dam.
Still no deal in place on how Fort St. John will be compensated over Site C dam

Still no deal in place on how Fort St. John will be compensated over Site C dam

Despite the start of work on the Site C dam, the City of Fort St. John and BC Hydro still do not have a firm deal in place on how the city will be compensated for the dam’s impacts.
Internal strife ignites Saulteau First Nations

Internal strife ignites Saulteau First Nations

Chief, council face backlash in aftermath of 'yes' vote on Site C deal with BC Hydro, but 
Chief Nathan Parenteau says members will have another chance to vote
BCGEU joins opposition against Site C

BCGEU joins opposition against Site C

The government employees union, whose Fort St. John local is currently on strike, has come out swinging against the Site C dam. “Site C is the wrong choice for British Columbia.
Contractors mobilizing on dam site

Contractors mobilizing on dam site

Contractors have begun mobilizing for construction on the Site C dam, BC Hydro has said. “We are now in the construction phase for Site C,” BC Hydro spokesman Dave Conway wrote to the Alaska Highway News.
Dam review added to AG's to-do list

Dam review added to AG's to-do list

Construction will likely be well underway by the time she begins, but B.C's Auditor General is planning to undertake a review of the contentious Site C dam.

Dam road works to begin Aug. 3

Road improvements for the Site C dam will begin on Aug. 3, the Alaska Highway News has learned. The $7.9-million contract was awarded to A.L. Sims and Son out of Prince George, Sonia Lowe, a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Transportation said. A.