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BC Hydro faces another Site C lawsuit, this time from BC Building Trades

A construction trades group has filed a civil suit against BC Hydro for terms within Hydro's request for proposals that wouldn't allow union members to go on strike during the construction of the Site C dam or recruit other non-union members into uni

Panel’s 'math error' underestimates demand for Site C's power, ministry says

The Joint Review Panel created to review Site C made "a mathematical error" when it claimed there is no pressing demand for power from a third Peace River dam, the ministry in charge of the project says. That's one of the points in a Jan.

BC Hydro loses bid for early court date

BC Hydro had a court setback recently when its motion to have a Federal court hear its case this spring to build the Site C dam shot down.

City of Richmond calls for moratorium on Site C

The council of B.C.’s fourth largest municipality has signed on to a call for a moratorium on the proposed Site C dam.

Clearing, preparation for Site C behind schedule

Two bids for early clearing and North Bank site preparation work on the Site C dam are already coming in behind what BC Hydro originally had scheduled.

Old Fort residents speak out about Site C

Gerry and Rene Giesbrecht wanted to live out the rest of their lives in their home on Old Fort Road. “We were looking for quite a long time for a perfect piece of property, and we really felt we found it here,” said Rene.
B.C. going ahead with $8.77 billion Site C dam

B.C. going ahead with $8.77 billion Site C dam

On Tuesday, the province announced that it would invest upwards of $8.77 billion to build a third hydroelectric dam on the Peace River, this one approximately 7 km southwest of Fort St. John at Site C.
Site C cost jumps to $8.5 billion

Site C cost jumps to $8.5 billion

The cost just jumped for the proposed Site C dam. Premier Christy Clark’s office confirmed that $8.5 billion is “in the range” of how much Site C could cost – and that number could go even higher. “(The cost) could be a bit higher in the end but $8.
Province down to two energy options

Province down to two energy options

After geothermal energy group asked B.C. to hold off on Site C, the province says it's now down to two options — and it seems geothermal isn't one of them
First Nations in both B.C. and Alberta file legal challenges over Site C dam

First Nations in both B.C. and Alberta file legal challenges over Site C dam

The ever-controversial Site C dam project now faces more legal challenges from First Nations, as opponents fighting against BC Hydro and the provincial government have spread the battle to another province.