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Site C meeting met without protest

Work continues on developing environmental impact statement

Agriculture a focus of Site C consultations

Much like school, BC Hydro took a consultation break for the summer, but is now back at it in full force. The provincial Crown corporation will be hosting further project definition consultations in the Peace Region this week.

Re: The cost of Site C

In a recent letter to your paper, a BC Hydro spokesman argues that Site C would provide a cost effective source of electricity in spite of the much lower capital cost of construction of a natural gas alternative.

Local First Nations join the protest against Site C

First Nations lent their voices to the ongoing protests challenging the Site C dam proposal.

Independent MLAs tackle oil and gas, Site C

British Columbia's two independent MLAs were in the Peace Region this week to have a first-hand look at the issues surrounding oil and gas development, and the proposed Site C Dam.

Regional district to spend $200,000 to participate in Site C review, despite remaining neutral on project

Despite having no formal position on whether it is for or against the project, the Peace River Regional District has proposed spending $200,000 over the next two years to participate in the Environmental Assessment review process for the controversia

Site C Agreement recommendations "ignored"

The finishing touches have been put on the Site C Joint agreement, but local First Nations and environmental groups say the document is just more evidence that the process is nothing more than lip service from the government.

Funded to oppose Site C

Local groups opposed to the Site C Dam will have some ammunition for their attack on the project in the form of funding from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA).

The Site C Folly

Campbell's 2002 hydroelectric mandate, Neufeld's federal senate posting, and BC Hydro's premature Site C business information sessions aim to make the Peace River Valley no part of Beautiful British Columbia.

Groups speak out against Site C progress

Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom would be the first to admit you can't make everyone happy, and with Monday's announcement that Stage 3 of Site C Dam's five stages would commence, the list of people unhappy with his B.C.