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Amnesty International calls for halt to Site C, dam threatens indigenous rights

Amnesty International is calling for a stop work order on British Columbia’s $8.8 billion Site C hydroelectric dam, saying the mega project on the Peace River threatens the human...

Environmentalists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate amphibians

An environmentalist is alleging that the BC government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission for BC Hydro to move tadpoles and frogs from an area near the planned Site C Dam.
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.
Why BC’s future should be a geothermal one. Photo by Lydur Skulason via Flick

Why BC’s future should be a geothermal one

If BC leaders took a trip to Reykjavik in Iceland, they could learn how the city benefits from the largest district heating system in the world.

Court challenges launched to provincial and federal approvals for $8 Billion Site C Dam

The petition asks the BC Supreme Court to quash the provincial Environmental Assessment Certificate granted Oct. 14 to BC Hydro for the Site C Dam Project.
Conceptual image of Site C Dam

What the Site C Dam is really for: an explosion of new fracking wells

Whatever else it's supposed to do, Site C is clearly intended to supply the fracking industry.

Peace Out, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Collaborator, Neil Young Journeys and Ice Age

This week's new movies in Vancouver span the spectrum from ho hum to happening.