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23/02/18
Author: 
stand.earth
Changing the Game: Lessons from Stopping the Tesoro Savage Terminal
 
Facebook online video conference: How a grassroots effort in Washington fought big oil and won
 
 
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05/02/18

 

An appeal to the provincial government to reconsider its decision.

18/12/17
Author: 
Justine Hunter
Work on the Site C dam in British Columbia - File

 

Work on the Site C dam in British Columbia - FILE

DECEMBER 17, 2017

In the month of October, with almost 2,000 people working to build the Site C dam, a total of 18 apprentices were getting on-the-job trades training on the construction site of British Columbia's most expensive public-infrastructure project in history.

"That's pathetic," Premier John Horgan said in an interview.

18/12/17
Author: 
Gurpreet Singh

A day after B.C.'s ruling New Democrats and their allies in labour groups made statements to mark the UN’s International Human Rights Day on December 10, the Indigenous peoples of the province were given a rude shock with the announcement of the provincial government’s green light for the controversial Site C dam project.

13/12/17
Author: 
Roger Annis

British Columbia Premier John Horgan announced on December 11 that his New Democratic Party government will proceed with construction of the $11 billion-and-counting ‘Site C’ hydroelectric dam on the Peace River in the province’s northeast.

30/11/17
Author: 
Roland Wilson and Lynette Tsakoza
FILE PHOTO - Grand Chief Stewart Phillip speaks to supporters as Chief Lynette Tsakoza and Chief Roland Wilson look on after they delivered petitions, postcards and messages of solidarity inside a canoe following the government's reports on the controversial Site C dam study during a protest on Lekwungen Territory at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, November 2, 2017. CHAD HIPOLITO / THE CANADIAN PRESS

{Top photo: FILE PHOTO - Grand Chief Stewart Phillip speaks to supporters as Chief Lynette Tsakoza and Chief Roland Wilson look on after they delivered petitions, postcards and messages of solidarity inside a canoe following the government's reports on the controversial Site C dam study during a protest on Lekwungen Territory at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, November 2, 2017. CHAD HIPOLITO / THE CANADIAN PRESS}

23/11/17
Author: 
Sarah Cox

Nov. 16, 2017 - Site C jobs are often cited as a main reason to proceed with the $9 billion dam on B.C.’s Peace River. But how many jobs would Site C actually create? Are there really 2,375 people currently employed on the project, as widely reported this month?

DeSmog Canada dove into Site C jobs numbers. We found dubious claims, political spin, and far too much secrecy.

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