Energy

12/02/18
Author: 
Egill Bjarnason

“We are spending tens or maybe hundreds of megawatts on producing something that has no tangible existence and no real use for humans outside the realm of financial speculation,” he said. “That can’t be good.”

05/02/18

 

An appeal to the provincial government to reconsider its decision.

03/02/18
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk
Consumer Policy Institute warns of big rate hikes and pressure for taxpayer bailout.
 
sitec-blasting-snow.jpg Contractors were blasting last month at a quarry for Site C, but the big explosion could hit taxpayers and customers when the dam is done, says Brady Yauch. Photo from BC Hydro.

 

28/01/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

Treaty 8 Chiefs Return Premier’s “Stake in the Peace” & cheque over broken promises

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Victoria, January 26, 2018 – In a public ceremony on the Legislature lawn today, Treaty 8 Chiefs returned three “Stakes in the Peace” inscribed with the names of Premier John Horgan and Ministers George Heyman and Lana Popham.

 

23/01/18
Author: 
Amnesty International Staff

Read the Open Letter

In a strongly worded open letter to British Columbia Premier John Horgan, Amnesty International is urging the province not to fail the Indigenous peoples of the Peace River Valley a second time.

22/01/18
Author: 
Sarah Cox

January 19, 2018

Can the Site C dam still be stopped?

It all boils down to one B.C. Supreme Court judge who will decide whether or not to grant First Nations an injunction against the project this spring, according to legal scholars who are keenly watching a new legal case against the $10.7 billion dam.

19/01/18
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk

Dam violates Treaty 8 rights, say West Moberly, Prophet River First Nations.

17 Jan 2018 

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