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West Moberly chief takes anti-Site C message on the road

West Moberly First Nation Chief Roland Willson is taking his anti-Site C message down south this week, with three speaking engagements in Victoria, Vancouver and Kamloops, respectively.

Federal judge to decide on Site C treaty rights lawsuit

A federal court judge will hear arguments Friday about whether to quash a lawsuit from four Northeast B.C. First Nations hoping to stop the Site C dam.

Rebar battle could add $60 million to Site C costs

The cost of the Site C dam could jump between $15-$60 million if B.C. isn't exempt from a tariff on rebar imports, an industry group says.
Regional District condemns removal of Site C land from the Agricultural Land Reserve

Regional District condemns removal of Site C land from the Agricultural Land Reserve

Peace Region leaders are calling the provincial government's quiet removal of protected farm land from the area to be flooded by the Site C dam "totally inappropriate" and demanding the government cough up more information about how much land will be

First Nations begin Site C legal battle

First Nations embarked on the first day of their legal challenge against the Site C dam, and also held a peaceful protest in Vancouver. On Thursday, representatives of three First Nations appeared in provincial court for a judicial review hearing.

W.A.C. Bennett Dam workers speak out against Site C labour approach

Some workers who helped build the W.A.C. Bennett Dam in Northeast B.C. in the 1960s are critical of the government’s current labour approach for the Site C dam.

Site C faces first volley in barrage of legal challenges

When his neighbours first talked about suing the provincial government to stop the Site C dam, Ross Peck had his doubts.

Three groups rejected as Site C intervenors

Three groups that hoped to speak in court about the Site C project have all been rejected. CanGEA, a geothermal energy group, groups represented by the B.C.

Site C puts province, labour on collision course

A trade union in British Columbia has said the labour model the province wants to use to build the Site C dam could create problems — possibly even paving the way for temporary foreign workers.

Lawyer asks industry not to use Site C power

A lawyer has asked natural gas producers not to use power generated from the proposed Site C dam out of respect for First Nations opposition to the project.