Site C dam

The W.A.C. Bennett Dam on the Peace River

Oil and gas downturns in B.C. and Alberta ease Site C labour force concerns

Alberta's loss is British Columbia's gain as fears of labour shortages for the construction of the massive Site C dam evaporate amid a slump in the oil and gas industry, says a new report released...
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...

Indigenous Liberal MP breaks ranks with government on B.C.'s Site C dam

An indigenous member of the federal Liberal caucus is breaking ranks with his colleagues on B.C.'s controversial Site C project, saying he is not convinced that two First Nations were properly...

B.C. First Nations Site C dam challenge plays out in Federal Court in Montreal

Ottawa has an obligation to uphold treaty rights in relation to the $9-billion Site C dam project in British Columbia, two First Nations groups from the province argued Monday. The communities from...
Chief Perry Bellegarde, Assembly of First Nations National Chief

Site C project not in keeping with constitution or UN declaration: Bellegarde

The federal government's approach to the Site C dam project in British Columbia is not in keeping with Canada's constitution nor with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, says...

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...

B.C. court rules against Site C dam protesters, says campers can be removed

VANCOUVER — A judge has granted BC Hydro an injunction to remove people protesting the Site C dam project at a tent camp near Fort St. John. The ruling means demonstrators have no right to obstruct...
Site C dam protest at the Peace River, July 2015

B.C. court to rule on whether Site C protesters can be removed from tent camp

VANCOUVER — A judge is expected to rule this morning on whether to grant BC Hydro an injunction to remove people protesting the Site C dam project from a tent camp near Fort. St. John. The provincial...
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...

David Suzuki, Chief Stewart Phillip and First Nations draw line in the snow against Site C

David Suzuki joins First Nations camped out on the front lines against Site C Dam construction at Rocky Mountain Fort.