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Carol Bellringer, BC Auditor General

B.C. auditor targets include Site C, BC Hydro, grizzly-bear management

British Columbia's auditor general says she's putting controversial government issues such as the Site C dam and environmental impacts of natural gas development under her audit microscope over the...
Site C dam protesters outside BC Hydro head office

BC Hydro going to court to evict Site C dam protesters from outside head office

The utility company filed a notice of civil claim and an application for an injunction in B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday, alleging protesters opposed to the company's Site C dam project are trespassing...
Sign protesting Site C Dam

BC Hydro seeks court injunction to remove Site C dam protesters

VANCOUVER — Protesters have no legal right to block construction of the Site C dam and their actions could cost BC Hydro $8 million, a lawyer for the utility argued Monday. The provincial Crown...

BC Hydro sets contract for controversial Site C dam at $1.75 billion

Initial estimates pegged the work on earthen dam, foundation, two diversion tunnels and spillways at about $1.5 billion.

B.C. slammed over announcing $1.5B Site C deal while project's future uncertain

$9 billion dam will be the third on the Peace River in northeastern B.C., creating a 83-kilometre-long reservoir and enough power for 450,000 homes.

Indigenous leaders protest Site C dam

First Nations representatives from across B.C. were joined by dozens of concerned citizens for a rally highlighting the dangers of BC Hydro's new energy project.
Aerial view of proposed Site C dam area; Treaty 8 in court in April (Twitter)

SITE C DAM: Two First Nations will suffer if old-growth forest are cleared — lawyer

Treaty 8 wants stop-work order for the clearing of the equivalent of 4,500 truckloads of timber along the south bank of the Peace River.
Protest sign in Peace River valley area. Canadian Press photo

Peace Valley group appeals fail to quash Site C dam

The court ruled that the minister had the discretionary power to issue environmental approval.
Bald eagle release O.W.L. Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation - Mychaylo Prystupa

'He seemed to fly like an angel’ - injured bald eagle released

BC Hydro worker found the eagle upside down on a power line in January
New Vancouver Bylaw Facilitates Energy and Financial Savings for Homeowners

New Vancouver Bylaw Facilitates Energy and Financial Savings for Homeowners

“People are often surprised at the quality of life and comfort improvements after energy upgrades,” says Executive Director of City Green Solutions