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Site C survives first legal challenge

Site C survives first legal challenge

Hydro is one for one on seven cases brought against Site C dam

Site C construction could start as soon as July 8

Construction on Site C won't be starting next week, but when it does, you'll know. Following up on comments earlier this month about the dam's start date, Site C spokesperson David Conway said construction on the $8.

RCMP studying Site C's potential impact on crime rate

The Ministry of Justice has hired an RCMP officer to look at the potential impact Site C could have on Fort St. John’s crime rate, but a final report isn't expected to be finished until October, four months after construction is expected to begin.

Site C shovels may hit dirt in July, regardless of lawsuits

Site C construction could begin as early as July regardless of whether any of the lawsuits aimed at stopping the dam are concluded, the project's spokesperson told Dawson Creek City Council Monday.

Bids open for Site C-related roads near Fort St. John

B.C.'s Ministry of Transportation issued a tender for upgrades to three roads to improve safety and access to the Site C dam construction site June 9. The tender process will close June 30. All three roads are located near Fort St. John.

Old Fort residents not pleased with BC Hydro

BC Hydro is in hot water with a group of local property owners. Peace Region resident Jared Giesbrecht said he has contacted a lawyer because of the impacts Old Fort Road residents would face during construction of the Site C dam.

Site C legal decision date unclear

West Moberly First Nation Chief Roland Willson said that while a decision could be made in provincial court regarding the Site C dam by July, it may take longer. “[The judge is] rendering his decision right now,” he said.

'Fatal flaws' in business case for Site C, says landowners association

A report by a leading American energy economist says the Site C dam is likely to be more than twice as expensive as a combination of renewable energy and natural gas alternatives.

First local contract issued for Site C dam

When Paul Paquette learned he would be building a piece of the Site C dam, he was thrilled. "It's huge. I was excited," he said. "I get to employ a lot of local people, which I was happy about.

Site C dam motion strikes out in court

BC Hydro’s Site C dam suffered a legal setback on Friday when a judge ruled against an attempt to stop a judicial review from hearing certain aspects of their case. A Federal hearing on the matter is now set for the week of July 20.