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Site C Betrayal

The federal government’s approval of construction permits for the $9 billion Site C megaproject is a cowardly betrayal, says Sierra Club BC.
The blue-listed Western Toad. Photo by Jon Nelson. Published under CC BY 2.0
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Judicial review launched against unlawful Site C approvals

Ministry emails show that officials deliberately and knowingly disregarded the statutory permitting process and gave BC Hydro an “exemption from prosecution” as a shortcut to avoid delays in the construction schedule.
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Paddling forward: Site C in rough waters

It has been a rough spring for the proponents of the Site C dam as the B.C. government desperately scrambles to find customers willing to pay double the market rate for Site C’s overpriced power.
Peace River Valley photo by Larry Petersen
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Field Notes from the Great Site C Road Show

An exhilarating, exhausting and deeply rewarding five days on the road...Ana Simeon reflects on the Site C roadshow.
Paddle for the Peace, photo by PVEA
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ECOSYSTEM 101:   A little Peace of my heart

The Peace River Valley is a very special place. It stole my heart when I traveled there for my Master's research, and then again, the following summer when I attended the Paddle for the Peace.
Peace River Valley photo by Larry Petersen
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CRAZY FACTS:  Is the grass greener on the other side?

The grass may not be greener on one side of the Peace River Valley than the other, but there is more of it.
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Pipelines not the pathway to Paris solutions

On Earth Day, Canada signed on to the Paris climate agreement, committing our country to 1.5-2C of global warming. Climate and energy campaigner Larissa Stendie warns that this gesture is nothing more than symbolic.
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Site C Update: An intense week for the Peace

On March 1, BC Hydro was given an injunction authorizing removal of a First Nations cultural camp at the historic site of Rocky Mountain Fort near the proposed dam site. Now BC Hydro is in a rush to finish clear-cutting a large portion of the riverbank on the Peace River before the migratory songbirds come back in March and logging has to stop.

Respect for First Nations Means Stopping Site C

Prime Minister Trudeau has promised a new relationship with…