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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.

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.