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Site C workforce jumped by 1,000 in June

Site C workforce jumped by 1,000 in June

The Site C workforce grew by more than 1,000 in June, as construction ramped up after a two-month shutdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Halfway River closure

Halfway River closure

BC Hydro says a two-kilometre section of the Halfway River will be closed to boaters starting Sept. 1. BC Hydro says the river is being closed to clear the Site C reservoir, and the closure will last until April 30, 2021.
Prophet River ends Site C treaty claims

Prophet River ends Site C treaty claims

The province says two agreements have been reached with the Prophet River First Nation to end its treaty rights infringement claims over the Site C dam.
Advisor appointed as Site C costs and geotechnical problems grow

Advisor appointed as Site C costs and geotechnical problems grow

The B.C. government has appointed a new special advisor to provide “fresh eyes” on Site C after BC Hydro expressed serious concerns with the dam project’s schedule, budget, and geotechnical challenges on Friday.
Site C worker cleared after testing positive for COVID-19

Site C worker cleared after testing positive for COVID-19

A Site C worker who tested positive for COVID-19 has been cleared to leave self-isolation and has returned home.
Energy megaprojects already employing thousands in B.C.

Energy megaprojects already employing thousands in B.C.

While the big energy story of 2022 will likely be the completion of the $12.6-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, B.C.
Site C Construction - Spring 2020

Site C Construction - Spring 2020

No new COVID cases at Site C

No new COVID cases at Site C

Dr. Bonnie Henry reported no new cases of COVID-19 at Site C on Monday. There remains just one confirmed case at the project site outside of Fort St.
COVID case at Site C, five quarantined

COVID case at Site C, five quarantined

A Site C worker from Alberta has tested positive for COVID-19, and four other close contacts have been put into quarantine at the work camp in Fort St. John.
Site C penstock deliveries to resume

Site C penstock deliveries to resume

BC Hydro says it will resume penstock deliveries to Site C starting Thursday night. The overnight deliveries will happen on Old Fort Road, and drivers should expect delays from 10 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.